Mister America could be the “nichiest” project ever made and, yes, I’m including Kevin Smith’s upcoming Jay and Silent Bob Reboot. But more importantly, Mister America is the level of Trump era satire we’ve been waiting for.
Jordan Peele follows up his trailblazing, Oscar-winning debut Get Out with Us, a thriller that flips the script on Peele’s trademark storytelling. This time, the social commentary exists behind a creepy and tense home invasion flick.
By: Jessica Goddard Jordan Peele’s sophomore effort Us is gripping and suspenseful at first, but loses steam as the story’s loose ends become hard to ignore.
Henry Winkler has a full resume, but he’ll always be known as The Fonz. His son, television director Max Winkler, will surely continue having a fruitful career as a filmmaker after releasing his sophomore effort Flower, an audacious flick for which he’ll be remembered for.
Sundowners is an exceptional movie headlined by two unexceptional people – hey, their words. Not mine.
By: Addison Wylie The award for this year’s most awkward movie goes to Rick Alverson’s Entertainment, a film rooted in morose career purgatory. Now, the last time I used the term “career purgatory”, it was when I reviewed Lenny Abrahamson’s delightful Frank. Frank presented the argument that an artist stuck in a creative rut isn’t necessarily the end of the world. Entertainment proposes a sardonic rebuttal with a comedian (played by real-life alternative comic Gregg Turkington)…
By: Addison Wylie I’ve seen good Christmas movies and I’ve seen bad Christmas movies. But, outside of those schmaltzy TV movies that play in syndication around the holidays, I don’t think I’ve seen a Christmas movie as strange as A Merry Friggin’ Christmas. I would say this means Tristram Shapeero’s film is in a league of its own, but that’d be giving the movie too much credit. A Merry Friggin’ Christmas has been labeled as…