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Month: March 2019

Review: ‘Saint Judy’ Is A Dazzling Devastating Slice Of Life

In a sea of major studio releases, sometimes a release can get lost in the shuffle. It’s unfortunate because if given a choice most sites will always focus on the film which will garner them the most clicks. Such is…

Review: ‘Shazam!’ Is A Joyous Time For All

David F. Sandberg’s Shazam! represents a shift in approach for the DC Universe. In a world where it appears we are getting this type of release every other month, Sandberg examines the world of superheroes on a human level. How…

A Spoiler Free Review Which Keeps It Between ‘Us’

While part of me wishes that I could have made the press screening of Us this past Tuesday, seeing it Thursday night with a regular audience gave me a whole new appreciation for the mastery Jordan Peele has over his audience….

Review: ‘Trading Paint’ Will Leave You Scratching Your Head

Trading Paint certainly is shooting for a specific demographic, and that’s the least bewildering element to Travolta’s latest release. However, if you are seeking any semblance of an entertaining escape, then audiences will be disappointed. Karzan Kader’s most mainstream release to…

Review: ‘Climax’ A Meandering Spectacle

Gaspar Noé’s Climax is an hour and thirty-seven-minute dive into a feverish dance party complete with LSD, violent thrusting, and enough violence to make the film feel as if it were four hours long. Nothing about this experience can be described as…

Review: ‘Lords Of Chaos’ Examines The Need To Belong

There’s no question that Jonas Åkerlund’s Lords Of Chaos isn’t a title which will have a mass appeal. I can’t say for sure that watching Åkerlund’s latest project would have appealed to me given the subject matter. However, beneath the over-modulated microphones,…

Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Ushers In A New Era

Captain Marvel caused me to take a trip down memory lane. When I wasn’t playing with my best friend Chad at my house on Splitlog Drive, I was navigating those brief moments where my sister (Alana) would attempt and fail miserably…

Review: ‘O.G.’ Sheds Light On The Issues Afflicting Our Prison System

Madeleine Sackler’s O.G. is a film that most will have trouble connecting with but that is exactly why everyone should make an effort to see it. Sackler’s film takes a deep look into the intricate workings of prison culture through the perspective…

Review: ‘Leaving Neverland’ Is A Gut Punch To Jackson Fans

Dan Reed’s documentary Leaving Neverland will be a gut punch to audiences around the globe when it premieres on HBO Sunday night. Reed takes a meticulous approach as he peels back the layers of suspicious behavior to shed light on a truth…