Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Netflix’s I Care A Lot Review: This Movie Is Totally Evil, And I Love It

Netflix’s I Care A Lot Review: This Movie Is Totally Evil, And I Love It
I Care A Lot operates in daylight, and it’s both beautiful and clever. Things clearly get dark in I Care A Lot, but part of what makes the film feel particularly cold and harsh is how bright it is. Marla’s nefarious operation is not one...

Netflix’s To All The Boys: Always And Forever Review: A Syrupy-Sweet Finale To Lara Jean And Peter Kavinsky’s Young Love Story

Netflix’s To All The Boys: Always And Forever Review: A Syrupy-Sweet Finale To Lara Jean And Peter Kavinsky’s Young Love Story
Always and Forever should be applauded for kicking the excess teen drama to the curb, and just telling a sincere-yet-sugary story about falling in love in high school.

Barb And Star Go To Vista Del Mar Review: A Comedy So Absurd And Hilarious It Will Leave You Breathless With Tears In Your Eyes

Barb And Star Go To Vista Del Mar Review: A Comedy So Absurd And Hilarious It Will Leave You Breathless With Tears In Your Eyes
Jamie Dornanis Barb And Star Go To Vista Del Mar’s greatest and most sidesplitting surprise. Given Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo’s backgrounds, it’s not exactly a shock that they are so funny – but the same sentiment can’t be shared for Jamie Dornan, who comes...

Amazon’s The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things Review: Yes, There’s Already Another Good Time Loop Movie

Amazon’s The Map Of Tiny Perfect Things Review: Yes, There’s Already Another Good Time Loop Movie
It’s hard to look away from Kyle Allen And Kathryn Newton’s offbeat chemistry. The Map of Tiny Perfect Things works in a lot of ways thanks to getting the casting its two leads. Kyle Allen, who hasn't played a leading role before this, really anchors...

The Little Things Review: Even Denzel Washington And Rami Malek Aren’t Compelling Enough To Save This Blah Thriller

The Little Things Review: Even Denzel Washington And Rami Malek Aren’t Compelling Enough To Save This Blah Thriller
The Little Things traps itself in a box story-wise, and can never find a way to escape. The Little Things chugs along well enough in its first act, laying down all of the necessary exposition, providing a sense of the characters, and setting the general...

Amazon’s Bliss Review: A Big Idea Traps Owen Wilson And Salma Hayek In A Very Restrictive Box

Amazon’s Bliss Review: A Big Idea Traps Owen Wilson And Salma Hayek In A Very Restrictive Box
Bliss opens with our protagonist Greg (Owen Wilson) drawing familiar sights from his active imagination, with varied locations and a mysterious woman making up the portfolio strewn across his desk. But in a matter of minutes, he loses his job, accidentally murders his boss,...

Judas And The Black Messiah Review: A Powerful Drama With Phenomenal Performances From Daniel Kaluuya And Lakeith Stanfield

Judas And The Black Messiah Review: A Powerful Drama With Phenomenal Performances From Daniel Kaluuya And Lakeith Stanfield
There are few actors working right now as exciting to watch as Lakeith Stanfield and Daniel Kaluuya – and this is not exactly a new phenomenon. Their careers have been linked because of their stellar turns in Jordan Peele’s Get Out, but Stanfield has...

The Little Things Review: Even Denzel Washington And Rami Malek Aren’t Compelling Enough To Slave This Blah Thriller

The Little Things Review: Even Denzel Washington And Rami Malek Aren’t Compelling Enough To Slave This Blah Thriller
The Little Things traps itself in a box story-wise, and can never find a way to escape. The Little Things chugs along well enough in its first act, laying down all of the necessary exposition, providing a sense of the characters, and setting the general...

Wander Darkly Review: Sienna Miller And Diego Luna Shine In This Unique, Gripping Portrait Of Loss

Wander Darkly Review: Sienna Miller And Diego Luna Shine In This Unique, Gripping Portrait Of Loss
Sienna Miller and Diego Luna’s central relationship is filled with nuisances that set it above other relationship dramas of its kind. Along with Wander Darkly’s difficult concept working to its benefit, Sienna Miller and Diego Luna offer some of their best performances to date. Sienna...