2018

‘Spider-Verse’ is perfect holiday family fun.

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‘Roma’ is a stunning tour de force from a craftsman operating at the absolute peak of his game.

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Though excellently acted, ‘The Favourite’ is bleak with some pacing problems.

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This steampunk adventure based on a YA series likely to bore moviegoers and disappoint fans of source material.

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Sweden’s official entry into the upcoming Oscar race ‘The Guilty’ takes hard look at heroism in tense, subtle thriller.

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‘Green Book’ is an enjoyable film with solid acting, but it brings up a lot of big questions it doesn’t bother to answer.

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‘Ralph Breaks the Internet’, Disney’s first sequel in nearly two decades, is full of nostalgia, tech-savvy surprises, and heart.

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‘Instant Family,’ written and directed by Sean Anders, is full of movie tropes I hate, but the thread of truth in the movie makes it a bit more entertaining.

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The charm and power in Boy Erased, written and directed by Joel Edgerton and based on Garrard Conley’s memoir, comes from the hesitations. The movie shows the tentativeness and caution it takes to reach for human connection when your culture tell you it’s sick, and the bravery it takes to hope for reciprocity in those moments – whether romantic or otherwise.

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‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ offers mixed results and showcases more touching view of Lisbeth Salander and her dark and complex past.

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Another adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic ‘The Grinch’ fails to warm up the holidays for the family, opting instead to coast on the good nature of its fan base.

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A micro-exploration of a family’s disintegration, Paul Dano’s ‘Wildlife’ is a study in love, regret, and the all-too-rapid advance from adolescence into adulthood. It also gets the dreaded Swiss Fist rating: complete neutrality.

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New for the holidays, ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’ is another Disney live-action movie that’s a hollow shell of something better to be told.

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Suspiria 2018 retains all of the flaws of the original with none of the charm.

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Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

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