Tag Archive: Recommended

Widows (2018)

Widows (2018) Left with nothing. Capable of anything. It’s always interesting when a ‘prestige’ director tackles ‘pulp’ material. It can go either way. Too often you can tell that the A-lister in question… Continue reading

The Night Comes for Us (2018)

The Night Comes for Us (2018) After one massacre too many, Triad enforcer Ito (Joe Taslim) guns down his fellow henchmen and hightails it for Jakarta with the only survivor, a young girl… Continue reading

Apostle (2018)

Apostle (2018) Netflix seems to have a thing lately for sending alienated men off to remote locations to confront demons both literal and metaphorical. Just the other week we saw Jeffrey Wright packed… Continue reading

Hold the Dark (2018)

Hold the Dark (2018) Retired naturalist and wolf expert Russell Core (Jeffrey Wright) heads to the remote, wintry fastness of Alaska when he receives a letter from Medora Slone (Riley Keough), saying that… Continue reading

A Simple Favor (2018)

A Simple Favor (2018) What Happened to Emily? Writer-director-producer Paul Feig certainly has a way with women. Just look at his female-fronted filmography — we’re talkin’ the 2011 comedy sensation Bridesmaids, the Melissa… Continue reading

BlacKkKlansman (2018)

BlacKkKlansman (2018) Infiltrate hate. Cinema’s angriest black American filmmaker Spike Lee is back with a vengeance with his most accessible mainstream film since 2006’s Inside Man. Realized with the kind of flair and… Continue reading

Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Crazy Rich Asians (2018) The Only Thing Crazier Than Love is Family The first English-language Hollywood movie in over 25 years to feature an all-Asian cast (since the release of The Joy Luck… Continue reading

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018)

Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) Some missions are not a choice. It’s hard to believe that Tom Cruise has been dangling off buildings and doing the ‘impossible’ as super-spy Ethan Hunt for 22… Continue reading

Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018) Back in 2015, a small film called Sicario found an audience, the grim, nihilistic thriller, that depicted the ways in which cartels organize the flow of illegal… Continue reading

Hereditary (2018)

Hereditary (2018) Every family tree hides a secret. The first thing you should know about Hereditary is that it’s not the greatest horror film of all time, and it’s certainly not this generation’s… Continue reading