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.
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.
As good as the Safdie brothers and Sandler are, Uncut Gems simply isn’t thoroughly enjoyable enough to walk away with an enthusiasm about.
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.
Jumanji: The Next Level takes the surprisingly clever humor we first saw in 2017’s massively popular Welcome to the Jungle to new heights.
You could say many of the problems with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker are a result of fan service.
With Us, Peele’s priority isn’t to scare us, but to tell an enticing story, which he’s done successfully now, twice.
Captive State feels like a movie made by people who understand sociopolitical themes, but not so much the genres of science fiction or action.
The Irishman admittedly covers a lot of ground in a relatively “short” amount of time. However, this often proves to work against the overall story.