Movie Review: Arctic.
Drama
Movie Review: Arctic. Arctic is a visceral man-vs-nature survival drama pared down to the narrative bone. Earlier this month, Mad Mikkelsen’s assassin flick Polar left us cold.  This week, we head to the theaters to …
Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody.
Drama
Movie Review: Bohemian Rhapsody. This revisionist biopic takes an iconic figure and crams him into a cookie-cutter Oscar-bait genre film. Well.  Congratulations, Hollywood.  We can officially mark 2018 as the year you beat the musical …
Movie Review: Shoplifters.
Drama
Movie Review: Shoplifters. This Oscar nominated drama from Japan poignantly portrays a family struggling with poverty and dignity in the modern reality of economic inequality. Director Hirokazu Kore-Eda‘s latest film, Shoplifters, should be considered required …
Movie Review: Cold War.
Drama
Movie Review: Cold War. Cold War feels like an artistic artifact from a bygone era, which is a compliment for its cinematography and a critique of its gender politics. Pawel Pawlikowski’s drama showcases an artist’s …
Movie Review: Stan & Ollie.
Comedy
Movie Review: Stan & Ollie. Stan & Ollie is one of those charming, character led films you didn’t know you needed till you’ve seen it. Director Jon S. Baird’s Stan & Ollie is a delight.  …
VOD Review: Polar.
Movie Reviews
VOD Review: Polar. Mads Mikkelsen is wasted in a fatuous assassin flick based on much worthier source material.  That makes me Mads! Where to begin with the train wreck that is Polar?  Polar adapts a …