Browse By

Category Archives: Film Review

Wakanda Forever: Black Panther is a triumph

A cultural revolution that defies all doubts Marvel’s highly anticipated Black Panther was released in theaters this past weekend, and it has shattered box office records by bringing in more than $241 million in its opening weekend.  Director Ryan Coogler has managed to create more

Call Me By Your Name delivers a breathtaking performance

A transcendent love story that tops all romances   Since Call Me By Your Name’s release at last year’s Sundance Film Festival, it has received well-deserved Oscar buzz and has subsequently received multiple Academy Award nominations. The film has been nominated for Best Actor, Best

Harry Potter fan-fiction-inspired film falls short

Fan-made prequel adds new insights to life of Voldemort Voldemort: Origins of the Heir is an unofficial, fan-made prequel to the Harry Potter franchise. The film, which was posted on YouTube earlier this year, has racked up over 10 million views and runs for just

New show serves as modern-day Bonnie and Clyde

End of the F***ing world is instant F***ing hit Think of all of the charming details of an indie flick, add beautiful cinematography, richly complex characters, and dark humor about a high school psychopath, and viewers will get the British TV show The End of

I, Tonya mostly gets the gold

Oscar piece is unbalanced, but gripping I, Tonya tells the true story of figure skater Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) leading up to the 1994 Olympics. The film recounts the brutal attack of rival figure skater Nancy Kerrigan, an attempt to remove her from the competition.

American Crime Story: Versace walks a tight rope

New season is masterful, but less poignant The season premiere of The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story is a wonder to behold. Producer Ryan Murphy returns after 2016’s lauded first season, The People v. O.J. Simpson with a new and true murder story

No Thumbnail

Disney sets the bar for representation

Studio giant crushes stereotypes This year is expected to be a big one for Disney with the release of ten new films across many genres. Perhaps one of the most anticipated movies of the year is Black Panther. The film’s trailer not only had 89

Lady Bird gives the coming-of-age tale new wings

Female-led drama leads award season It’s one of the best reviewed films of all time, the most talked about film of the year, and the studio’s highest grossing release ever—and most readers probably haven’t seen it. Get acquainted with Lady Bird,  because it is on

Insidious: The Last Key is rightfully the last

Final film of franchise doesn’t deliver Insidious: The Last Key is the prequel nobody asked for. Following the lady with nine lives, Elise Rainier (Lin Shaye), chapter four of the Insidious franchise takes audiences into the childhood of the esteemed parapsychologist that they have grown

Newly released Halloween movies satisfy horror fans

NEW MOVIES COMPLEMENT OLD FRANCHISES Halloween is right around the corner, and there’s no better way to get into the spirit than to watch a horror movie, especially if the release of that movie happens to fall on Friday the 13th. This year, Universal Entertainment