John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is pure adrenaline
Director Penny Lane successfully converted me to Satanism with her latest film Hail Satan?
Long Shot is led by a few great performances, and an even better script. The use of politics is always a risk, in Long Shot that risk was worth taking.
Donald Glover, Stephen Glover, and Hiro continue to make there case as the Wade, Bosh, and Bron of Hollywood. Guava Island is another example of the big 3 making flawless art.
Avengers: Endgame is a fun and satisfying end of an era.
Little Woods tackles a number of social issues, including the importance of free healthcare in the U.S., reproductive rights and the opioid crisis. Think Hell or High Water meets Winter’s Bone, as it’s gritty, tense, and moving.
Teen Spirit is visually mesmerizing. It’s a strong directorial debut from Max Minghella as he tells this Cinderella story while we all fall in love with Elle Fanning. She does all her own singing and might be a real life pop star.
French-Canadian film, Slut in a Good Way, successfully challenges traditional gender roles and sexual double standards.
Jordan Peele solidifies his status as hottest filmmaker in Hollywood with his sophomore film Us.
In Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s impressive directorial debut she highlights a violent convicts road to rehabilitation.
Drugs, family, tradition, and greed. Colombia’s submission for best foreign language film, Birds of Passage, has everything you want in a drug epic.
Captain Marvel is 127 minutes of action and visually pleasing effects. Impressive as the effects are, the narrative fails to add originality to a formula Marvel regularly leans on.