The Tides of Waves Are Messy, But Always Powerful And Compelling (Review)

The Tides of Waves Are Messy, But Always Powerful And Compelling (Review)

Writer-director Trey Edward Shults first found a filmmaking home for himself with A24 after the Sundance success of his debut feature Krisha, and both parties continued their working relationship together through the psychological drama It Comes At Night. Now, Shults has crafted a new film with the niche studio in Waves, a family drama centered around the trials and tribulations of an African-American family living in Miami, Florida.  Read more

Hotel Artemis is Fun, But Never Takes The Step Towards Greatness (Review)

Hotel Artemis is Fun, But Never Takes The Step Towards Greatness (Review)

Sometimes you go see a movie that is entertaining, but the entire time you’re watching it you just know that you’ll forget about it in a few days. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, but that movie usually falls into the “I’d watch it if it was on Netflix” category. Hotel Artemis is 100% that movie. There are several aspects of it that are enjoyable and fun, but in the end the movie is just kind of…. there. Read more

The Predator Trailer is Monster Squad Meets Aliens with Much More Murder & Mayhem

The Predator Trailer is Monster Squad Meets Aliens with Much More Murder & Mayhem

The Predator hits theaters September 14, 2018 via 20th Century Fox from director Shane Black (The Nice Guys) and stars Boyd Holbrook, Olivia Munn, Sterling K. Brown, Keegan-Michael Key, Jacob Tremblay, Thomas Jane, Alfie Allen and Yvonne Strahovski.  Read more

Marshall: Cardboard Cut-Out Courtroom Drama & That’s About It (Review)

Marshall: Cardboard Cut-Out Courtroom Drama & That’s About It (Review)

Marshall tells the story of Thurgood Marshall and a career defining case that he takes on in Connecticut during 1962. This is one of the most important, shocking, and interesting cases of his career and I wish I could say the movie did it justice. Sadly, Marshall is filled with pacing issues, genre clichés, over the top characters, and inconsistent acting. There are a few scenes that are respectable, but unfortunately in the end there are more issues than anything. Read more