Review: The 2020 Oscar Live Action Short Showcase Covers A Wide Range Of Harrowing...

0
The Oscar Short categories are often the purest. Most submissions don’t have much clout or star power attached to them so the films that...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Possessor’ Is A Savage Sophomore Effort From Brandon Cronenberg

0
Tasya Vos. The name sounds like someone from a Bond movie. That's not too far off. Vos (Andrea Riseborough) is a corporate mercenary, but...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Downhill’, An Enjoyable Bunny Slopes Version Of ‘Force Majeure’

0
A snapshot is just a single moment in time. Anybody can stop to grin like a fool for a photograph; it's what happens outside...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘The Glorias’, Julie Taymor’s Gloria Steinem Biopic Is Uneven But Engaging

0
Life's road is jagged, never a straight line. That's especially true for renowned feminist activist Gloria Steinem, whose life has always been colored outside...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Worth’, Michael Keaton Leads A Thoughtful Drama About 9/11 Victim Compensation

0
What is the value of human life? Can you place a dollar figure on a person's life? "What is life worth"?  That's the question...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Black Bear’, Aubrey Plaza And An Actual Black Bear Highlight A...

0
I don't know if there's been a movie more suited to Sundance's NEXT lineup than Black Bear, a rip-roaring, razor-sharp comedy about toxic relationships...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘Come Away’ Gives Peter Pan And Alice In Wonderland Grim Origin...

0
If Brenda Chapman's name is familiar to you, it's probably also what will draw you to Come Away. A longtime animator on Dreamworks' The...

Review: ‘John Henry’, Terry Crews Wields The Sledge Hammer In This Modern Retelling

0
The next adaptation of the John Henry legend is here with Terry Crews staring in/as John Henry. This modern take of the tale of the steel-driving...

Sundance 2020 Review: ‘The Perfect Candidate’, Haifaa al-Mansour Gets Back To Her Hopeful, Empowering...

0
It's good to see Haifaa al-Mansour get back to basics, so to speak. Her 2012 debut, the uplifting, vitally-important coming of age film Wadjda,...

Review: ‘The Gentlemen’, Another British Gangster Flick From Guy Ritchie? Sign Me Up.

0
The Gentlemen – Guy Ritchie’s newest star-studded affair – follows Mickey Pearson (Matthew McConaughey) who has built a marijuana empire throughout London. A Rhodes scholar originally from...