Month: July 2018


Mission: Impossible – Fallout

To the degree that every Tom Cruise movie is actually, in its core, about Tom Cruise, Mission: Impossible – Fallout is part redemption tale and part swan song, part relinquishment of the throne and part declarationRead Full Review



The creeping, sometimes translucent tentacles of gentrification make their way through the streets of Oakland, California in the new film Blindspotting, which stars original Hamilton cast member Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal – the two actors also wrote the script.Read Full Review



All comparisons to Die Hard aside – and there are many – Skyscraper is an exceptional Hollywood action movie. It stars Dwayne Johnson, or The Rock, who is the America’s only true action movie superstar, an actorRead Full Review


Eighth Grade

Not many people born in the last thirty years would claim that middle school is anything other than unmitigated torture, a formless purgatory between the mania of elementary and the rage of high school. Eighth Grade,Read Full Review


Three Identical Strangers

Three Identical Strangers promises an astonishing true story, and delivers. Three triplets with remarkably similar physical and personality traits manage to find each other in New York when they’re nineteen years old after being separatedRead Full Review


Sorry To Bother You

There’s a level of absurdity throughout Sorry To Bother You that is unlike anything I’ve seen in quite a while. It’s themes of racism, classism, labor unrest and art conception are all made to serve the comedyRead Full Review


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

I guess there was no other place for this movie to go. When Hollywood chose to prop up the Jurassic Park franchise in 2015 with Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World, they chose to make self-referential fun and becameRead Full Review


Leave No Trace

The films of Debra Granik have a bruised, inky nature to them. Her characters are hurt, occasionally floundering, always paranoid about where the next strike will come from. Her first two features dealt with addiction. DownRead Full Review


Uncle Drew

If you (like me) are a big movie fan and a huge basketball fan, then you (like me) are probably frustrated by the dearth of good basketball movies. And then maybe you give a movieRead Full Review