Reviews

‘Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood’ walks the fine line between intriguing and tragic.

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The film is not good. There is very little good within it. It is not, however, bad. It does not have enough of substance to reach bad. It is uninterested in bad. It transcends this simple human binary. It is merely desolation. It is flavorless gum. It is an empty cardboard box. It is absence in the shape of a film.

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‘Eighth Grade’ finds its footing in being a film about Generation Z, a group that have relied on technology to make them feel better about themselves, and one young girl who wants to find her confidence in life.

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It’s a difficult task to keep viewers connected to a sprawling series and to put together two and a half hours of solid thrills and surprises with a good level of emotional investment in the main character. But that is exactly what ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ has done.

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 [Rating: Minor Rock Fist Down]  Things have changed in the last 10 years for movie musicals. Ten years ago at the Academy Awards, Hugh Jackman yelled out “THE MUSICAL IS BACK” and an entire song and dance number with Beyonce followed to prove his point that sometimes, people want to go to a movie musical […]

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A quiet, fragile movie about a family balancing on a knife’s edge, Leave No Trace finds a way to give expression and voice to the invisible bonds that tether loved ones to each other

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Sorry to Bother You is a timely meditation on class, race, privilege, and the momentum of the masses.

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In this cliched road trip dramedy, Christopher Plummer and Vera Farmiga play a father and daughter learning to bond, despite their years of estrangement.

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Coming after the recent Avengers: Infinity War, where the fate of literally half of the entire universe was at stake, the micro stakes (literally and figuratively) of this film are refreshing.

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 [Rating: Swiss Fist]  Twenty-five years ago, Jurassic Park was released around the world and quickly became one of the highest-grossing films of all time and changed cinematic technology by bring dinosaurs to life with CGI. Now, numerous mediocre sequels later, another mediocre sequel is brought back from extinction. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (director J.A. Boyona […]

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An adaptation of a famous Russian play, ‘The Seagull’ never gets off the ground.

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‘Hearts Beat Loud’ is a candid, sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking look at what it’s like to grow up as a young woman when you’ve lost your mother and your father hasn’t regained the emotional strength to move on.

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‘Incredibles 2’ sports inventive choreography, amazing animation detail, and stylish production design that beg to be seen on the big screen. It’s recycled main conflict is the only thing keeping it from being a stone-cold classic.

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‘Ocean’s 8’ provides thrills and delight in this new heist film with an all-star cast that even you would be okay stealing from you.

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Hampered by characters that don’t make a lot of sense, a story that is a predictable, convoluted mess, and acting that wouldn’t pass muster in a traveling U.S.O. company, ‘Susu’ does just about everything wrong.

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