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: The Favourite.
Drama
Movie Review: The Favourite. The Favourite somehow manages to be slightly less than the sum of its exquisite parts. Yorgos Lanthimos expertly crafts his most mainstream film to date, packed with exceptional performances, gorgeous settings, …
VOD Review: Roma.
Posts
VOD Review: Roma. Academy Award winning director Alfonso Caurón is back with another critically lauded drama, Roma, now streaming on Netflix. Roma is an intricately crafted film, of the type you could teach an entire …
Movie Review: The Incredibles 2
Action
Movie Review: The Incredibles 2 The Incredibles 2 is a predictable, cookie-cutter story that fails to live up to the Incredible namesake. While technically impressive, everything else about the movie is a step backwards. Pixar …
Movie Review: Isle of Dogs
Animated
Movie Review: Isle of Dogs If you love Wes Anderson, Yousle-of Isle of Dogs*. If not, you’ll probably be entertained on a superficial level by this cute, frivolous film. *Say “Isle of Dogs” really fast …