Colewell is a quiet movie about gratitude, as well as a depressing portrayal of uncontrollable change.
Hustlers is an empathetic and entertaining film, as well as an engrossing revamp on stories about “movers and shakers”.
In 2016, Fox News almost came unraveled in a few days as its CEO, Roger Ailes, was accused of sexual harassment before being forced to resign. The story of Ailes’ journey from creating the most successful American news channel to death might well be a fascinating one, but a deft hand is needed to do it (see: Addison Wylie’s review of Divide and Conquer: The Story of Roger Ailes). Unfortunately, director Jay Roach (HBO’s Recount and Game Change) does…
Terrence Malick is a fascinating oddity of cinema. After making two highly acclaimed features in the 1970s, he disappeared for two decades before returning sporadically until the 2010s, when he suddenly completed six features at a rapid-fire pace. This sudden burst of productivity did have a negative effect however. When a new Malick film was reviewed every handful of years, his visionary filmmaking style was exciting. However, getting a new one every year makes the…
Abominable is cute animated fluff that blindsides the audience with a heartfelt message about staying in touch with the many elements that make our life beautiful.
Adam Randall’s thriller I See You is so good, it hurts. Seriously though, because I’m biting my tongue. I want to gush about this fantastic movie so much, but talking about it in detail would be a disservice. The film dishes out so many surprises and they all stick a miraculous landing.
Are you still thirsty for crime movies after soaking in The Irishman? You might want to give Line of Descent a shot. In no way is Line of Descent in the same league as Martin Scorsese’s masterpiece, but it’s a solid pick for people looking for to be entertained by lighter popcorn fare after watching Netflix’s consequential epic.
Walking home on a dreary day in Vancouver, Áila (Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers) finds herself in the middle of an altercation between a surly man and a meek Indigenous woman. The woman, Rosie (Violet Nelson), has been roughed up. With instinctual grace and with Rosie’s permission, Áila steps in and separates Rosie from this argument, and invites the stranger into her house for safety and comfort.
Just like a seemingly reliable pair of pants, it’s easy to get comfortable with In Fabric before it starts thinning out over time.
When it comes to HBO’s award-winning juggernaut Game of Thrones, I’ve always been a stubborn bugger. Despite its acclaim and significant imprint in pop culture, it was an elaborate Middle Ages fantasy that didn’t interest me.