There are a few scenes that are over-the-top and dramatic for the sake of being dramatic, but ultimately, the film delivers with its message that labels are only as important as we want them to be. In the end, we all die and the impact we have on someone’s life will change through their grieving process. See this film then ask yourself what your legacy will be with family and friends.
Richard Linklater’s latest puts an idea that Hollywood has never been able to crack on full display: that masculinity doesn’t have to be toxic and bros can show you a good time.
So no, Demoltion isn’t really a good film, but it shines at its most core element.
Nichols is in full control of the emotional beats, the raising of the stakes, and the deepening investment by the audience.
Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell do a decent enough job carrying the picture’s premise, yet they struggle under the weight of the ludicrous madness that bogs down the final act.
All of the uber-muscled, color-drained visual and aural bombast in the world can’t hide the ugly truth about Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. It’s dumb as bricks.
One good thing about Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice? I’m pretty sure a hell of a drinking game can be made around it. Every time Batman crashes into something: take a drink. Every time Lex Luthor monologues about God: take a drink. Every time Lois Lane gets trapped or captured: take a drink.
What’s interesting about Pee-wee’s Big Holiday is that it must do the impossible: Measure up as a sequel to a true original. By its nature, this latest Pee-wee film retreads some of the same material, though in the most respectful way. That said, it does the best possible job rekindling the spirit of the first.
While the third act meanders and loses its way, the movie rights the ship enough for audiences to be satisfied with the end product.
The Lance Armstrong biopic ‘The Program’ is engaging and interesting, yet doesn’t add anything new to a narrative that has enjoyed exhaustive media coverage.
In near future Brooklyn, an ad executive uses a new Augmented Reality technology to conduct an affair with his best friend’s girlfriend…sort of.
Director Justin Kurzel has managed to craft a film adaptation of Macbeth that is simultaneously beautiful, terrifying, and gripping, and elevates the source material to unprecedented heights.
Southbound is a multi-director horror anthology that explores the consequences of seemingly unforgivable actions by its principal characters.
Roger Eggers’ debut feature ‘The Witch’ is cold, morbid, oft switching moods between the terrible and the sanguine. ‘Tis able to both cause thought and fear, and thus may be even more a spectacle.
Hail Caesar! stars Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Scarlett Johannsen, newcomer Alden Ehrenreich, personal favorite Ralph Fiennes and features small turns from Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Frances McDormand and a poorly dubbed Christopher Lambert who I could’ve sworn was dead. With that many stars one wonders how even the Coen Company could handle it. The answer: they don’t.