Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is no doubt Tarantino’s consummate love letter to Hollywood–a town he’s romanticized much like his faithful fans have.
Sugar & Spice embraces the superficiality of high school and glorifies it unredeemingly.
Trojan War overuses slapstick during a time when nobody wanted it anymore. At least not anyone who was going to watch Trojan War.
What makes Unicorn Store so great is how far it goes beyond its main objective, never solely relying on what might have been superficial commentary about an “only child” learning to make her way in the world.
Instead, it shows a frank depiction of an unfortunate dilemma that many women face. At its best, The Players Club simply lets the story tell itself.
As good as the Safdie brothers and Sandler are, Uncut Gems simply isn’t thoroughly enjoyable enough to walk away with an enthusiasm about.
Sideways isn’t really a laugh-out-loud comedy, except for a couple of moments. I like to think of it as a light drama instead.
Masters of the Universe is not perfect. In fact, it’s awful in a lot of ways. But entertaining movies don’t have to be good.
I know of the band’s legendary bad reputation, which a movie like The Dirt both embraces and admonishes in equal measure.
Marshall’s Hellboy gets stuck between an origins story and sequel – committing to neither.