Angelina Jolie leads Taylor Sheridan’s latest crime thriller, Those Who Wish Me Dead, though Jolie’s star power can’t save this underwhelming entry into Sheridan’s impressive body of work.
More than ever, many directors want to tackle the aspect of social media and its impact on today’s culture. Most that try to deliver a message on this subject fail to entertain or engage, and unfortunately, Gia Coppola’s new film, Mainstream, does the same.
Starting with a warning of strobing lights, violence, and gore, Prano Bailey-Bond’s directorial debut, Censor, takes a deep dive into the atmospheric 80s video nasty’s scene and the era of video censorship.
While At War is a lyrical and symbolic meditation of the Spanish philosopher and writer Miguel de Unamuno that speaks directly to a modern audience, warning against the dangers of political apathy, fascism, and ambiguity.
Robin Wright’s directorial debut Land has audiovisual gems and tense moments but fails to hit most of its emotional targets.
What do you get when you combine a love for cinema, a quirky family, robots who are taking over the world, and the producers behind The Lego Movie (2014)? You get the fascinating, charming, and hilarious Netflix animated film, The Mitchells vs. the Machines.
Guy Ritchie’s Wrath of Man is a relentless revenge thriller with an engaging story and edge-of-your-seat action.
London’s National Theatre delivers an original film for television, a glossed and stylised theatrical adaptation of Shakespeare’s masterpiece, Romeo & Juliet.
Spider is a hot-blooded, politically charged Chilean film set during and after the fascist rising against Allende, the first-ever democratically elected socialist president.
Ed Helms and Patti Harrison lead Together Together, a warm tale about a couple of lonely souls uniting to make a problematic surrogate pregnancy work.
The new film adaptation of Mortal Kombat features edge of your seat action with a silly fantasy movie plot. Those elements make up the essence of Mortal Kombat, however, so it works perfectly.
Oh, wouldn’t it be nice to spend the summer in Greece? First, it was Meryl Streep and company singing and dancing ABBA songs on the Greek islands in the Mamma Mia! films, and now we have Sebastian Stan and Denise Gough partying and travelling the country in Monday.
Writer/Director Sam Curtain pulls no punches in the unsettling, terrifying and intense horror feature, The Slaughterhouse Killer.
Director Ben Wheatley delivers us a new pandemic-inspired horror film with In the Earth.
The final years of Billie Holiday’s life, her struggles to maintain her prolific image and the hardships of being a person of colour during the prohibition era are poorly represented in the lacklustre biopic, The United States vs. Billie Holiday.
Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth prove they are still masters of their craft in Supernova, a choppy story of love, regret and saying goodbye.
A soldier is always at war, even after his mission is finished. That’s the idea behind Escape and Evasion, a film written and directed by Storm Ashwood.
Good and even great films can be hamstrung by going for a PG-13 rating, rather than letting go of the brake and running full steam towards the R-rating that Voyagers so clearly deserves.
Meandering along a very well-worn path, Embryo constantly blends genres, tone and purpose, and at times its incoherent nature makes for a lack of an emotional connection.
Arthouse horror is a subgenre that is difficult to master. It serves tough topics through rawness and bloody spheres. Lee Haven Jones’ debut feature, The Feast, is a decent entry into the sub-genre that mixes oddness with the vicious slits of gore while tackling class and identity.
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