Red Sparrow (2018)

Red Sparrow (2018) Seductive. Deceptive. Deadly. Look, I’m just going to start off by admitting that I don’t really dig espionage thrillers. Sure, most are well written and performed, but a large majority… Continue reading

The Shape of Water (2017)

The Shape of Water (2017) A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times Ever wondered what would happen if the Creature from the Black Lagoon hooked up with a leading lady (or in this case,… Continue reading

Game Night (2018)

Game Night (2018) This is not a game. Mix-ups and misunderstandings have been a staple of comedy for centuries — just cast your mind back to the mid-1500s, where William Shakespeare’s The Comedy… Continue reading

Fifty Shades Freed (2018)

Fifty Shades Freed (2018) Mrs. Grey will see you now Another Valentine’s Day, another Fifty Shades installment! Fifty Shades Freed, the ‘climactic’ third chapter in the erotic romance-thriller saga, closes the pages on… Continue reading

Lady Bird (2017)

Lady Bird (2017) Time to fly If you haven’t already heard of writer-performer-director Greta Gerwig, things are probably about to change. A thirtysomething actress best known for her work in indie darlings such… Continue reading

I, Tonya (2017)

I, Tonya (2017) Opening with a conflictory disclaimer that reads, ‘based on irony-free, wildly contradictory, totally true interviews with Tonya Harding and Jeff Gilloolly,’ director Craig Gillespie, Lars and the Real Girl (2007),… Continue reading

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther (2018) Long live the king. Exactly two years after #OscarsSoWhite became an unofficial awards season tagline, it’s clear that many in Hollywood have (finally) begun to listen. None, however, have been… Continue reading

Molly’s Game (2017)

Molly’s Game (2017) Deal with her. Aaron Sorkin is probably one of the most notable and respected screenwriters working in the industry today. Having penned popular movies and television shows such as The… Continue reading

The Post (2017)

The Post (2017) The latest collaboration between Academy Award-winning moviemaker Steven Spielberg and two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks, The Post, is the fifth time that the 61-year-old megastar has landed himself a lead… Continue reading

Phantom Thread (2017)

Phantom Thread (2017) Phantom Thread feels like a memory of 1950’s British cinema, maybe even a dream. Stewing in the mind of P. T. Anderson, Punch-Drunk Love (2002), the film glides through its… Continue reading