Category: Theatrical

Total 121 Posts

Film Review: ‘Smile’

Horror films permeate theaters year-round now. This is not a negative; the genre is famous for offering chills and thrills, tricks, or treats. Ideally, these thoughts pleasure those who seek out horror as an escape or identity. Over the years,

Film Review: ‘Blonde’- The Fetishization Of An Icon

Director Peter Bogdanovich was famously angry with his friend and colleague Bob Fosse for making “Star 80”, the film that told the life and tragic death of Bogdanovich’s then girlfriend Dorothy Stratton. One can only imagine the level of disgust

‘The Woman King’ Review: Epic Storytelling Gives Way to Modern Ideals

Commitment to characters and stories about our collective history has fueled films for generations. Covered less often are stories about the tribal nature of Africa and its peoples, the customs, and the traditions for better or worse. Bringing these stories

Film Review: ‘Pearl’- Mia Goth Captivates In A Horror Prequel

Director Ti West and his lead actress Mia Goth wrote the screenplay for “Pearl” in just two weeks during a lockdown in New Zealand while waiting to shoot their Horror film, “X”. With very few exceptions, Horror sequels are unwise.

Film Review: “Barbarian’- All Is Not As It Seems

It is the rare modern Horror film that impresses. If today’s genre pictures are to hold any surprises at all, the insipid modern styled movie trailers almost always spoil them. Zack Cregger’s clever “Barbarian” sets out to give genre audiences

‘Out of the Blue’: Film Review- A Literate Erotic Thriller

Acclaimed filmmaker and playwright Neil LaBute has one of the most unique voices in American Cinema. After a decade-long slump where he morphed into a director for hire of ridiculous Hollywood misfires (“Lakeview Terrace” and the abysmal remake of “The

Three Thousand Years Of Longing: Film Review- A Captivating Fairy Tale For Adults

The visionary scope of director George Miller has long been one of the most unique and original in all of cinema. As his latest film “Three Thousand Years of Longing” proves, the filmmaker has not and will never lose his

‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’: Film Review- A Thriller That Is Clever Clever Clever

“Bodies Bodies Bodies” is not only a vicious and funny skewering of the self-obsessed Generation Z, it is also a smart and inventive whodunnit that keeps the film’s interest level high while packing a cinematic whallop. A hurricane is closing

‘Breaking’: Movie Review

‘Breaking’ is the true story of Brian Brown-Easley’s 2018 bank heist. John Boyega offers an electrifying performance, yet the movie doesn’t always work.

‘The Good Boss’: Film Review- Javier Bardem Is Perfect As A Duplicitous Jefe

In the new film “El buen patrón” (“The Good Boss”), Javier Bardem continues to prove he is one of modern cinema’s finest actors. With pure charisma and the tightest of grasp regarding the depth of his character, Bardem crafts one