Watching Paint Dry
Posted 3 days ago

In 'Final Portrait', Geoffrey Rush spends weeks getting the ideal job done, painting a dashing Armie Hammer in this otherwise underwhelming film.

‘Final Portrait’ is Style Without Substance
Pretty Bad
Posted 3 days ago

Good intentions aren't enough in this lame comedy from Amy Schumer.

‘I Feel Pretty’…Lousy
In the Woods
Posted 3 days ago

When young Anna escapes from her forest prison, she starts to come of age but under sinister circumstances which have haunted her dreams her whole life.

‘Wildling’ is a Wild Child of a Film
'Rampage': Can't stop the Rock
Posted 9 days ago

[Rating: Minor "The Rock" Fist Down] At this point The Rock is like a virus, spreading through Hollywood remaking old properties in his image. Think Agent Smith in the Matrix…

‘Rampage’: Can’t stop the Rock, unfortunately
Bow-WOW-WOW
Posted 17 days ago

'Isle of Dogs' has a tender touch as a quirky comedy, lead by a pack of wild dogs who hope their quest to help a young boy leads to their…

‘Isle of Dogs’ is Fetching!
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In ‘Final Portrait’, Geoffrey Rush spends weeks getting the ideal job done, painting a dashing Armie Hammer in this otherwise underwhelming film.

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Good intentions aren’t enough in this lame comedy from Amy Schumer.

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When young Anna escapes from her forest prison, she starts to come of age but under sinister circumstances which have haunted her dreams her whole life.

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[Rating: Minor "The Rock" Fist Down] At this point The Rock is like a virus, spreading through Hollywood remaking old properties in his image. Think Agent Smith in the Matrix Revolutions and you’re on the right track. In addition to his hostile takeover of the Fast and the Furious franchise, DJ has a remake of [...]

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‘Isle of Dogs’ has a tender touch as a quirky comedy, lead by a pack of wild dogs who hope their quest to help a young boy leads to their own protection from destruction.

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‘Ready Play One’ hits all the nostalgia feels

by Tim English March 31, 2018 Print Reviews
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Ready Player One is packed with enough nostalgic, nerdgasm-enducing, magical pop culture goodies to forgive the uneven message and the one-dimensional, cliched characters.

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‘Wilde Salomé’ Swims Upstream

by Warren Cantrell March 30, 2018 Print Reviews
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Wild Salomé is a meditation on obsession, both in its subject, but also by way of the form of artistic expression itself.

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‘I Kill Giants’ Doesn’t Inspire the Way its Built To

by Christian Ramos March 22, 2018 Print Reviews

‘I Kill Giants’ finds young Barbara preparing to face her demons in the form of mile-high giants roaming the earth.

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‘The Death of Stalin’ Is One Big Communist Party

by Warren Cantrell March 22, 2018 Print Reviews

A political farce of the highest caliber, ‘The Death of Stalin’ is equal parts funny and terrifying.

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Bland script leaves ‘Tomb Raider’ empty

by Tim English March 19, 2018 Print Reviews
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Tomb Raider’s action is pretty sweet and Alicia Vikander is great, but the script is so cliched and boring, it’s oddly disappointing even for a movie based on a video game.

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Simon Says, ‘Love, Simon’

by Christian Ramos March 15, 2018 Print Reviews

A love story for those wanting to find themselves, ‘Love, Simon’ hits right at the heartstrings.

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‘Josie’ Is No Pussycat

by Warren Cantrell March 15, 2018 Print Reviews
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Now playing at Screenland at Tapcade, this twisted Lolita-ish neo-noir stars Sophie Turner from ‘Game of Thrones.’

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Confessing the Sins of ‘The Forgiven’

by Warren Cantrell March 15, 2018 Print Reviews

‘The Forgiven’ adds up to a disjointed, confused, technically deficient movie with uneven acting laid over subject matter that leaves little room for error.

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‘Wrinkle in Time’ needs a few things ironed out

by Tim English March 12, 2018 Print Reviews
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A Wrinkle in Time looks and feels more like a cheesy 80s network movie-of-the-week than it does a big-budget Hollywood movie.

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‘Red Sparrow’ is a Red Herring

by Christian Ramos March 1, 2018 Print Reviews

Even if the ‘Red Sparrow’ trailer says you’ll be guessing until the very, very end, the only thing you’ll likely guess is how much more you have to endure.

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