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What does it take for a film to connect with critics and audiences alike? A great script and bankable cast do not solidify a film’s future success upon release. Many good or great films are ignored by mainstream audiences (or
The bland Hollywood genre films of today get a jolt of bloody originality and excitement in the form of “Evil Dead Rise”, a wild, raucous, and inventive thrill ride of a horror film. Writer/director Lee Cronin does something rare and
With the wave of a magic wand, David Yates, J.K. Rowling, and Eddie Redmayne invite us back into the Wizarding World with its third entry, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore. I confess that I’ve not read a book in
Much like the eponymous character in Matt Reeves’ The Batman, I find myself at a crossroads. On the one hand, Reeves demonstrates Robert Pattinson’s Dark Knight through an interesting, if overpacked, noir thriller. Co-screenwriters Reeves and Peter Craig concoct an
The Matrix Resurrections changes the rules as Neo fights to save The Matrix. The fourth film in the franchise, the results are satisfying with uneven supporting characters.
‘King Richard’: Feel-Good, Overly Ambitious Melodrama Highlights Passion and Fire Behind a Winning Combination
King Richard is the story of Richard Williams’ passion for setting up his children, future tennis stars Venus and Serena William, for success on the world stage. The project is overly ambitious, yet the feel-good nature of the story lobs the ball into the stratosphere. Now in theatres and on HBO Max.
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 Suicide Squad demonstrates James Gunn’s strong character building, creating a vividly fun Summer popcorn film. A couple of minor quibbles do impact the overall feeling of the film, but you should see this on the biggest screen possible.