In the introductory moments of “The Irishman,” the camera enters the film through a box-like entrance, possibly a camera-like peep hole but more than likely a coffin shaped viewpoint that …
The less you know about the plot of “Parasite” going in, the better.
Here is a spare and spoiler-free plot description:
A young man named Kim Ki-woo (an engaging Choi …
Trey Edward Shults pulls a Babe Ruth with “Waves.”
The writer/director metaphorically points to the fences, asking us to buy into his ripe tale of love, loss, hope and redemption.
“The Irishman” spends a good 20 minutes making you pine for better gangster movies from living legend Martin Scorsese.
Been there, whacked that.
Where’s the black humor of “Goodfellas?” The …
Watching Oscar-bait films shouldn’t feel like doing your homework.
Too often expertly crafted tales have the whiff of a history lesson or worse, a lecture. The intentions are noble, but …
I started dating my first girlfriend shortly after moving to Minneapolis to attend university.
Extremely nervous about meeting her parents for the first time, and still getting used to a …
One of my least favorite movie review cliches is to say something is “more relevant now.”
Was it not relevant at all when it was first released? Usually it indicates …
Dumb and horror go together like peas and carrots, to paraphrase a Gumpian prophet.
Half the fun of watching horror movies is mentally screaming for the heroes to do anything …
“Charlie’s Angels” 3.0 basks in feminist groupthink before finding its true north.
It’s “Fast & Furious” lite. Very, very lite.
The unnecessary reboot for a marginal TV series exists for …
Can I persuade you to watch a movie about beekeeping in Macedonia?
I know, it sounds more like an SCTV parody of PBS programming than an actual movie, but “Honeyland” …