‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Review: Brilliant Marketing for the Weakest Entry in the Cloverfield Series

The more I think about how 'The Cloverfield Paradox' has set up the Cloverfield universe, the more my head starts to spin. Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Daniel Bruhl, David Oyelowo, John Ortiz,  Chris O'Dowd, Ziyi Zhang, Aksel Hennie and Elizabeth Debicki, 'The Cloverfield Paradox' is the third entry in the secretive 'Cloverfield' series. Set in 2028,…Read more ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Review: Brilliant Marketing for the Weakest Entry in the Cloverfield Series

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‘Lady Bird’ Review: A Captivating yet Touching Coming-of-Age Tale

After watching 'Lady Bird', all I can say is that 2017 was an amazing year for coming-of-age movies. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Beanie Feldstein, Lucas Hedges, Tracy Letts, Timothee Chalamet, Stephen Henderson and Lois Smith, 'Lady Bird' is the much anticipated directorial debut from American actress and writer Greta Gerwig. Set in Sacremento, California…Read more ‘Lady Bird’ Review: A Captivating yet Touching Coming-of-Age Tale

‘I, Tonya’ Review: A Brilliant Dark Comedy Based on the Fascinating True Story

I can't believe that people this dumb managed to plot one of the most infamous sports scandals of all time. Starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, Julianne Nicholson and Paul Walter Hauser, 'I, Tonya' is the 2017 dark comedy/biopic about infamous Figure Skater Tonya Harding and the 1994 attack on her rival Nancy Kerrigan.…Read more ‘I, Tonya’ Review: A Brilliant Dark Comedy Based on the Fascinating True Story

‘Call Me by Your Name’ Review: A Beautiful yet Powerful Portrayal of First Love

I don't think I can look at or eat a peach the same way ever again. Starring Timothee Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg and Amira Casar, 'Call Me by Your Name' is a romantic/coming-of-age movie from Italian-Algerian director, Luca Guadagnino. Set in the summer of 1983 in Northern Italy, 'Call Me by Your Name' follows…Read more ‘Call Me by Your Name’ Review: A Beautiful yet Powerful Portrayal of First Love

‘The Shape of Water’ Review: An Elegant and Mesmerizing Love Story

This is one of the most beautiful movies I've ever seen! Starring Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Richard Jenkins, Michael Shannon, Octavia Spencer, Michael Stuhlbarg and David Hewlett, 'The Shape of Water' is the newest movie (or on-screen fairytale) to come from cinematic genius Guillermo del Toro. Set in 1962 Baltimore, 'The Shape of Water' follows…Read more ‘The Shape of Water’ Review: An Elegant and Mesmerizing Love Story

‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Review: A Perfect Example of a Black Comedy

I have to start by saying that 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' arguably has one of the greatest movie scenes that depicts grief I've ever seen. Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell, John Hawkes, Caleb Landry Jones, Abbie Cornish, Lucas Hedges and Peter Dinklage, 'Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri' is the latest black comedy…Read more ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’ Review: A Perfect Example of a Black Comedy

‘Bright’ Review: A Netflix Movie That Would Have Worked Better as a TV Series

It's basically 'End of Watch' mixed with 'The Lord of the Rings' but not as good. Starring Will Smith, Joel Edgerton, Lucy Fry, Noomi Rapace and Edgar Ramirez, 'Bright' is the newest and most expensive Netflix movie to date, with David Ayer ('End of Watch', 'Fury' and 'Suicide Squad') at the helm. Set in an…Read more ‘Bright’ Review: A Netflix Movie That Would Have Worked Better as a TV Series