Uncle Frank Written and Directed by: Alan Ball Starring: Paul Bettany, Sophia Lillis Peter Macdissi, Judy Greer, Steve Zahn, Lois Smith, Margo Martindale, Stephen Root I had to laugh at “Uncle Frank,” which is now streaming on Amazon Prime. I
Selah and the Spades Written and Directed by: Tayarisha Poe Starring: Lovie Simone, Celeste O’Connor, Jharrel Jerome, Gina Torres, Jesse Williams Thinking about the cutthroat competitive nature of the prep school featured in Tayarisha Poe’s “Selah and the Spades,” evoked
Blow the Man Down Written and Directed by: Bridget Savage Cole and Danielle Krudy Starring: Sophie Lowe, Morgan Saylor, June Squibb, Marceline Hugot, Annette O’Toole, Linday Shary, Margo Martindale, Owen Burke, Skipp Sudduth, Will Brittain, Gayle Rankin Going into “Blow
“21 Bridges” works as a compelling action-drama film with a magnetic Chadwick Boseman at its center. Strong cinematography supports Brian Kirk’s instincts, but the pacing of the film and the character development risk derailing the film. “21 Bridges” is Recommended.
“The Lighthouse” from Robert Eggers is a stunning film with strong performances from Academy Award-nominated Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson. The Highly Recommended “The Lighthouse” draws strength from within its confines and its gorgeous black & white images. If we
“Jojo Rabbit” is the clever Nazi Germany satire from the brilliant mind of Taika Waititi as told through a 10-year-old’s vantage point. The polarizing story recalls Mel Brooks own brand of satire with rich characters supporting a unique comedy that
“Pain and Glory” is a sharp and witty self-examination of Pedro Almodóvar’s life, told through Antonio Banderas’s award-winning performance. The fabric of the film is expressed through the bright cinematography and colorful music transporting you to Spain and beyond. “Pain