I recently wrote about an original Netflix release, The Apostle, and how I feared that films that have limited theatrical releases may affect the ultimate viewing pleasure of that film.… Continue reading "Roma (2018)"
Quite often a film can be built up with unreasonable expectations, which was what I feared would be the case from the latest offering from Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Koreeda, Shoplifters.… Continue reading "Shoplifters (2018)"
Steve McQueen’s latest picture plays like a response to the oft-criticised (and maybe sometimes not criticised enough) treatment of women in film as motives for change or trauma in the… Continue reading "Widows (2018)."
*** SPOILERS *** When I first saw the trailer for director Ali Abbasi’s Swedish film Border, I was instantly intrigued. The film centers on Tina a customs border agent who… Continue reading "Border (2018)."
Anonymity is king in many corners of the digital world. Alice (Madeline Brewer), her screen name Lola, finds herself creating her own wonderlands in the romantically lit shows she puts… Continue reading "Cam (2018)."
In a very small independent film, writer Eva Vives makes her feature length directorial debut with All About Nina. It tells a compelling story of Nina (the fabulous Mary Elizabeth… Continue reading "All About Nina (2018)."
Documentaries are some of my favorite types of films and I’m often pleasantly surprised by documentary films that are based on subjects I have little to no knowledge of or… Continue reading "Free Solo (2018)."
If any stock is to be put in the comments that frequently surface on social media regarding the changing face of how movies are delivered to audiences, then for many,… Continue reading "Apostle (2018)."
Though not the awe-inspiring adventure that some might hope for or expect from a film about Neil Armstrong stepping out onto the moon (an historical event that took a surprisingly… Continue reading "First Man (2018)."