A timely thought-provoking dramedy in the style of “Driving Miss Daisy” with a charming lead cast that provides a platform to analyze racism, class, and other prejudicial issues set in the Jim Crow era South. the power of this movie is not in the mechanics of the plot, but its topical power and character dynamics and conversation between the characters that gives the film the award-winning quality it has.
Fantastic Beasts: the crimes of screenwriting. I am still not entirely sure what I watched last night. J.K. Rowling’s plot for the second film in the Fantastic Beasts is all over the place. This sequel is certainly darker than its predecessor, but fails to provide a well-developed plot that will drive the remaining films forward.
It’s cute and entertaining. The highly anticipated sequel to the Oscar-nominated Wreck It Ralph hits theatres everywhere today. Much like the …
A truly heavyweight champion of cinema! Adonis Creed will hit you right in the feels. This brilliant installment in the Rocky/Creed franchise is an exemplary example of the power of cinematic storytelling. Creed II is a knockout! Suspenseful, tense, and even comedic at times, Creed II is one to look for when Best Picture nominees are announced.
Intelligent, emotional, thrilling. Steve McQueen’s Widows is more than a thriller about a heist, it’s a stylish cinematic exercise full of social commentary on racial and social injustice within a city built upon political and business corruption. What would you do when you are thrust into a situation in which you are way over your head and unprepared? Widows is as entertaining as it is thoughtful.