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Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (2019) The ninth film by Quentin Tarantino hoves into view with all the usual bombast, pageantry, and controversy, the aging and ostensibly late-career wunderkind never being… Continue reading

Wild Rose (2018)

Wild Rose (2018) Recently released after a 12 month hitch in prison, young, working-class Scottish woman Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) harbors dreams of hitting Nashville and making it as a country singer, but… Continue reading

Avengers: Endgame (2019)

Avengers: Endgame (2019) Avenge the fallen. SPOILER ALERT: Since directors Joe and Anthony Russo have released a letter titled #DontSpoilTheEndgame, we suggest that you watch the film first before reading on, as this… Continue reading

Us (2019)

Us (2019) Watch Yourself. Having already staked out his place in the horror pantheon with his feature directing debut, the excellent and unsettling Get Out (2017), Jordan Peele fortifies his position with his… Continue reading

Shazam! (2019)

Shazam! (2019) Just say the word. There’s a scene in Shazam! where 14-year-old foster kid Billy Batson (Asher Angel) — who can turn into a thirtysomething costumed demigod by shouting the word ‘Shazam!’—… Continue reading

The House That Jack Built (2018)

The House That Jack Built (2018) Originally intended as a small screen telly series, Lars von Trier’s latest, The House That Jack Built, made headlines last year after a hundred or so people… Continue reading

The Favorite (2018)

The Favorite (2018) In retrospect, the byzantine social milieu of the early 18th-century court of Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) is a good fit for the stylistic peccadilloes of Greek provocateur Yorgos Lanthimos. Much… Continue reading

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)

The Haunting of Hill House (2018) You’re Expected Figurative and literal ghosts abound in Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, not so much an adaptation as an actual creative reimagining of Shirley Jackson’s… Continue reading

The Florida Project (2017)

The Florida Project (2017) Welcome to a magical kingdom Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World opened its Florida doors in 1971, where six themed lands — which orbit the central Cinderella Castle —… Continue reading

La La Land (2016)

La La Land (2016) Here’s to the fools who dream. ‘Here’s to the ones who dream, foolish as they may seem,’ sings an impassioned Emma Stone in La La Land, an enchantingly rich… Continue reading