When They See Us tells the tale of the Central Park Five, young boys of color who were coerced into confessing to raping a blonde white woman in late 80s NYC.
It’s been five years since our last Godzilla outing, and the blockbuster films that dominate the theaters have never been more powerful, not to mention more expensive and demanding – demanding of audiences for critical success and, of course, for financial riches. Of course, the riches outweigh the successes every time in terms of “importance.” […]
The Overlook Film Festival is one of horrific delights, giving local moviegoers fun scares from May 30th to June 2nd, 2019.
The great Octavia Spencer, Academy Award winner and most humble of actors, plays the lead role in the latest Blumhouse “horror” Ma. It’s hard for me to classify this as a horror movie, though I suppose the genre fits with its tropes and tactics. It’s hard for me because of how much I actually found […]
Assimilate does justice to the theme of underlying existential dread and zombie-like terror, but not with the finesse one would like to see.
A Quiet Storm was made many years ago, but will soon see the light of a release day. What it gets right is in the feel for a city in turmoil.
In the beginning, there was Alice Guy-Blache, mothering what would become cinema. Now, at the cusp of the so-called end of cinema as we know it, women are slowly but surely taking back their roles within.
Entertainment sites and outlets have been buzzing about “Burning Cane’s” Tribeca victory in a way rarely seen.
It’s hard to pinpoint just when exactly I realized how much I really loved Under the Silver Lake, David Robert Mitchell’s follow-up to It Follows. Ranked with a roughly split 50% or so score on Rotten Tomatoes, its divisive nature is easy to understand just as its genre classification is easy to confuse. A neo-noir […]
You can’t make a tragedy without having had a laugh or two and you can’t appreciate the funny without getting through the sad.