Coco (2017)

Coco (2017) The celebration of a lifetime I can see why Disney-Pixar’s 19th full-length animated feature, Coco, changed its name, the flick originally titled Día de los Muertos (the namesake for the Mexican… Continue reading

Wonder (2017)

Wonder (2017) You can’t try and blend in, when you were born to stand out. If you have children — or spend a lot of time around kids — there’s a big chance… Continue reading

Landfall (2017)

Landfall (2017) The only things more dangerous than acts of nature are the acts of men. It’s true; the single-location setting can be a low-budget filmmaker’s best friend. For starters, these types of… Continue reading

Daddy’s Home 2 (2017)

Daddy’s Home 2 (2017) More Daddies. More Problems. I’m not ashamed to admit it, but I actually liked Daddy’s Home, the 2015 comedy that saw Will Ferrell’s kind-hearted man-child, Brad Whitaker, duke it… Continue reading

Detroit (2017)

Detroit (2017) It’s Time We Knew Female filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow has always been fascinated by masculinity — just look at her ‘macho’ body of work, which includes the Patrick Swayze-Keanu Reeves-starring Point Break… Continue reading

Justice League (2017)

Justice League (2017) All In All in, indeed! I’ve honestly been psyched to see a Justice League movie since Warner Bros. announced their DC Cinematic Universe some years back. Then there was Batman… Continue reading

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Murder on the Orient Express (2017) Everyone is a suspect When the first trailer for Kenneth Branagh’s Murder on the Orient Express dropped, it sent the internet into a cyber-frenzy of sorts, not… Continue reading

Amazon Adventure 3D (2017)

Amazon Adventure 3D (2017) A true story of scientific discovery In this dramatized 3D IMAX film, director Mike Slee, Flight of the Butterflies (2012), and writers Carl Knutson and Wendy Mackeigan, The Water… Continue reading

Tarnation (2017)

Tarnation (2017) The place to visit when you’re dying for a break in the woods. Making independent movies is hard. For starters, filmmakers have to work with next-to-no money, limited resources, spontaneous weather… Continue reading

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) A new civilization begins now. Wind back to 1982 — inspired by Philip K. Dick’s short story Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? — Ridley Scott emerges with Blade… Continue reading