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 […]

Marry Me – Review

Director: Kat CoiroScreenwriters: John Rogers, Tami Sagher, and Harper DillStarring: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, John Bradley, Sarah Silverman, and Chloe ColemanCinematographer: Florian Ballhaus Latin-Pop music stars Kat Valdez (Jennifer Lopez) and Bastian (Maluma) plan to get married in front of 20 million fans. But moments before Kat hits […]

The Highs and Lows of Malibu Rising

It’s the end of another Malibu summer. Famous siblings Nina, Jay, Hud, and Kit throw a party to celebrate. Over twenty-four hours, the night reveals secrets from the family and changes their lives forever. In Malibu Rising, Taylor Reid Jenkins creates another story about fame and misfortune. In […]

Revisiting Netflix’s Cuties: An Acute Controversy

A few years ago, we all saw a lot of high-horsing by members of the critical film establishment when it came to the Netflix’s movie Cuties. The general tenor of the commentary (incredibly enough, not laced by the humility of an industry chastened by repeated and proven allegations of sexual […]

Sundance 2022 – Day 7 Reviews: Meet Me in the Bathroom and Cha Cha Real Smooth

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival completed its seventh day of virtual programming yesterday on January 26, 2022. That’s right! For seven days straight I have been watching an average of 3-4 movies a day. At this point in the festival, I’m playing catch-up on films whose premieres I […]

Sundance 2022 – Day 6 Reviews: Hatching, You Won’t Be Alone, and Resurrection

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival completed its sixth day of virtual programming yesterday on January 25, 2022. That’s right, folks. We’re still going strong at the home stretch of the fest. At this point in the programming, I’m catching up on films I didn’t have the opportunity to […]

Sundance 2022 – Day 5 Reviews: Palm Trees & Power Lines, Emily the Criminal, and Babysitter

The 2022 Sundance Film Festival completed its fifth day of virtual programming yesterday on January 24, 2022. What I hoped would be a turnover and improvement from Day 4 of the festival, turned out to be a lackluster and complicated day of emotions. Weird… I know! Here’s my […]

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