‘Last Night in Soho’: Gorgeous Looking Paradox Unravels An Otherwise Solid Story

Last Night in Soho, the latest from Edgar Wright boasts a strong cast and gorgeous set design, but the story’s paradox unravels in the third act. Now in theaters.

‘Antlers’: Horror Story Treads Water With Heady Atmosphere

Antlers from Scott Cooper features strong performances from Kerri Russell, Jesse Plemons, and Jeremy T. Thomas, but suffers from an underwritten and over-edited story.

‘Tobe Hooper’- Anthony Looks At A Too-Often Marginalized Genre Master

Tobe Hooper gets his due in our first article on a genre filmmaker who was too often marginalized, despite changing horror cinema

‘Language Lessons’: Breaking The Distance Barrier

Two souls from different backgrounds and separted by miles find a friendship in a sweet new film from Natalie Morales and Mark Duplass

‘They’re Outside’: Found Footage And Folk Horror Meet

A folk horror tale of an ancient evil deep in the woods told with a found footage slant that doesn’t try hard enough to please genre fans

‘Dune’: Villeneuve’s Visual Epic Plays to Novel’s Strengths

Dune is the epic tale of Paul Atreides’ (Timothée Chalamet) ascension toward his destiny in Denis Villeneuve’s take on Frank Herbert’s novel. The ensemble is strong, the performances are emotionally bereft, but the visuals are the reason why theaters exist. Now playing at a theater or streaming on HBO Max.

‘The French Dispatch’: Three Vignettes With First-Rate Cast Drives Drama, Humor and Warmth in Ode to Journalism

The French Dispatch from Wes Anderson is a joyous ode to journalism. Featuring an all-star cast, The French Dispatch is told in three vignettes, offering humor, warmth and an unexpected dramatic prose. Now in theaters and expanding on October 29.

‘The Electrical Life of Louis Wain’: Strong Performances, Visuals Support Lacking Story

Anchored through strong performances and impressive visuals, Will Sharpe’s ‘The Electrical Life of Louis Wain’ paints broad strokes of the artists life that derail the story. Now in theaters and streaming on Amazon Prime on November 5.

‘No Future’: The Devastating Effects Of Addiction

Pain, grief, guilt, and the destruction of famliy is explored in a powerfully moving film about the lasting aftershocks of addiction

‘The Last Duel’: 14th Century “Rashomon” of Misguided Vengeance

The emotinal betrayals of honor, disgrace, and ego drive an insightful and complex 14th century tale from director Ridley Scott