Maika Monroe Shines As Part Of A Quartet Of “Villains”

Maika Monroe deserves to be a massive star. She first came on to my, and many folks’, radar with her tremendous turn in It...

“Ad Astra” Is Ambitious, Haunting, And Incredibly Moving

James Gray never gets the acclaim that he deserves. For years, the filmmaker has been doing high quality work that repeatedly gets the short...

Toronto Audience Award Goes To “Jojo Rabbit”

Yesterday, the Toronto International Film Festival handed out their awards. Notably, the Audience Award, which is the top prize at TIFF, went to Taika...

Box Office Report For September 13-15

Welcome back to the weekly box office report! As is always the case, each and every Sunday you can expect a look at what...

Review Round-Up: “Can You Keep A Secret?,” “Depraved,” “Haunt,” “Liam Gallagher: As It Was,”...

The round-up returns once again! With so many independent releases hitting theaters here in early September, it’s almost impossible not to have to play...

Rich Performances Permeate Throughout “The Friend”

It’s hard to find the right tone when telling a terminal illness tale. Over at the Toronto International Film Festival, The Friend was one...

Bruce Springsteen Crafts “Western Stars” Into A Profound Musical Experience

When is a concert film not just a concert film? Why, when it’s co-directed by Bruce Springsteen, of course! Having just debuted this evening...

“The Sound Of Silence” Finds The Music Within The Chaos Of New York City

New York City has a musical quality to all of its chaos. Stand in the right spot in Manhattan and you can hear it....

Jennifer Lopez Looks To Break Through To Oscar Voters With “Hustlers”

For years, strippers have been depicted cinematically as damsels needing to be saved. In fact, movies have almost exclusively looked at sex workers as...

How Serious An Awards Contender Is “Joker” After Its Venice Win?

Over the weekend, something rather shocking happened at the Venice Film Festival. Yes, more shocking than a Grand Jury Prize going to Roman Polanski...

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