Month: May 2018


The Rider

The blending of fact and fiction in The Rider is more interesting in theory than in practice. The film documents the choking death of traditionalist Americana, the fading legacy of the mythological cowboy. The film starsRead Full Review


First Reformed

Few artists are more explicitly tormented than Paul Schrader. The man most famous for writing Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece, Taxi Driver, followed that with an up-and-down, decades-long career examining the spiritually lost and morally bankrupt. Schrader’s moviesRead Full Review



The career of Jason Reitman is an overall successful one, with a filmmaking style that is more competent than unique, and a point of view that only occasionally hits the mark. No one brings theRead Full Review


Avengers: Infinity War

There is so much going on in the latest Avengers movie. There’s hardly a character that doesn’t show up to stake his claim of importance in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (or MCU for those who are busy).Read Full Review