Category: Columns

No Exit | 4 Reasons to Watch

Director: Damien PowerScreenwriters: Andrew Barrer and Gabriel FerrariStarring: Havana Rose Liu, Danny Ramirez, David Rysdahl, Dale Dickey, Mila Harris, and Dennis HaysbertCinematographer: Simon Raby Based on Taylor Adams’s 2017 novel of the same name, No Exit is the latest original film adaptation on Hulu’s streaming service. The story […]

West Side Story | 4 Reasons to Watch

Director: Steven SpielbergScreenwriter: Tony KushnerStarring: Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Rita Moreno, etc.Cinematography: Janusz Kamiński Every so often, a film gets released at a certain time of year and generates little to no buzz. One of 2021’s prime examples of that is West […]

I Want You Back | 4 Reasons to Watch

Director: Jason OrleyScreenwriters: Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth BergerStarring: Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Gina Rodriguez, Scott Eastwood, Manny Jacinto, and Mason GoodingCinematographer: Brian Burgoyne Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but love is still in the air. The day for sweethearts almost always centers around romance and finding someone […]

Uncharted | 4 Reasons to Watch

Director: Ruben FleischerScreenwriters: Rafe Judkins, Art Marcum, and Matt HollowayStarring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Ali, Antonio Banderas, Tati Gabrielle, etc.Cinematographer: Chung-hoon Chung Another year, another video game adaptation. Recently, we’ve seen movies like Tomb Raider (2018) whose early buzz quickly fizzled out. There’s Sonic the Hedgehog (2020), […]

Kimi | 4 Reasons to Watch

Director: Steven SoderberghWriter: David KoeppStarring: Zoë Kravitz, Byron Bowers, and Derek DelGaudioCinematographer: Steven Soderbergh Hollywood is no stranger to films centered around crime. Even the trope of witnessing a crime while confined to a space has been around for a while. There’s the 1985 Peter Weir-directed Witness, in […]

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