"Voyagers" begins with a fascinating premise. To man a space vehicle that will take 86 years to reach its destination, the crew is bred in a lab and raised in isolation, so they will be unable to miss the Earth they are leaving behind. That concept raises so many ethical and logistical issues which could [...]
As I pressed play, I wondered what was in store for me. My gut feeling was that it would likely be "better" than the Whedon Version, but at what cost? Below is a list of thoughts that danced through my mind while I absorbed the pinnacle of DCEU epicness.
The Phoenix Critics Circle proudly announces their winners for 2020. “Minari” led the pack with three wins including Best Picture.The complete list of winners and nominations is listed below: Best Picture Winner - MiniariOther Nominees:First CowNomadlandOne Night in MiamiPromising Young WomanSound of MetalBest Director Winner - Chloe Zhao, NomadlandOther Nominees:Lee Issac [...]
"The Father" is a fascinating flick that flips an old trope on its head, turning a familial drama into what feels like a psychological thriller.
Members of the Phoenix Critics Circle have selected their nominees for the best performances of 2020. Leading the way is MINARI with seven nominations. NOMADLAND and MANK both received five nominations while ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI, and PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN picked up four each.
Wonder Woman 1984 is a throwback to fun, wholesome, occasionally silly superhero movies. It's far from perfect, but a wonderful movie to end 2020 on.
"Come Play," tells the story of a misunderstood monster that just wants a friend. Most of us can relate to that, especially these days. What's so scary about that? Plenty! The movie is writer/director Jacob Chase's first feature, and is based on his 2017 short "Larry." In both, a creature that lives in another dimension(?), [...]
After the events of his first film in 2006, Borat (Sacha Baron Cohen) returned home and was immediately sentenced to life in a labor camp for the embarrassment he brought upon Kazakhstan. Now, after learning that American had a new President who had Made America Great Again, the leaders of Kazakhstan have a special mission [...]
"Evil Eye" is one of the more unique Blumhouse offerings on Amazon Prime this month as it combines elements from Eastern superstition, family culture clashes, and a touch of horror. It's also the first film I'm aware of that has been based on an Audible Original audio play. The Audible Original, written by Madhuri Shekar [...]
The most visually pleasing Blumhouse films so far this month is also the least satisfying. "Nocturne" is an exercise in style over substance that doesn't quite live up to its synopsis. The bulk of the story takes place at a Musical Arts School where a pair of twins are competing for recognition and an invitation [...]