THE TURNING – Film Review

The Turning drastically fails at adapting a beloved horror tale, as it is filled with tropes, weak acting, and has a story that ultimately leads nowhere.

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BAD BOYS FOR LIFE – Film Review

Bad Boys for Life may not contain a gripping or dramatic story, but it does contain exactly what it should; exciting action sequences, great humor, and fun performances.

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UNCUT GEMS – Film Review

Uncut Gems is a stress-inducing tension-filled thrill ride that has an extremely powerful script, astounding sound and costume design, and a career-best performance from Adam Sandler.

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DOLITTLE – Film Review

Robert Downey Jr. gives a fun performance in Dolittle, an otherwise tragically boring and uninteresting mess that has shoddy visuals and mindless adventure sequences.

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COUNTDOWN – Film Review

Completely devoid of entertainment value or fun scares, Countdown has a drastically weak script, annoying characters, and a concept gone to waste.

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BOMBSHELL – Film Review

Bombshell is a terrific showcase for Charlize Theron and Margot Robbie's acting abilities and is great in its technical efforts, but often lacks in its storytelling.

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1917 – Film Review

1917 is an uncomfortably tense and suspenseful thrill-ride that is boosted with its masterful editing and cinematography that makes you feel like you're really there.

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LIKE A BOSS – Film Review

With one of the most unfunny scripts in film in quite some time, Like a Boss is a painfully unfunny mess with cringe-worthy humor that wastes its director and cast.

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RINGU – Film Review

Ringu is an utterly riveting, deeply atmospheric psychological thrill-ride that contains interesting characters and is wildly suspenseful.

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KING LEAR – Film Review

King Lear is a great showcase of incredible performances all across the board and utilizes unique filmmaking techniques, but has a story that took a while to get interesting. 

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THE FALLING – Film Review

Although The Falling can drag occasionally and has some technical flaws, it excels with its characters and beautifully strange and emotional story. 

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LADY MACBETH – Film Review

Lady Macbeth is a suspenseful and wisely quiet film that boasts breathtaking cinematography, excellent costume design, and terrific performances across the board.

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MALEVOLENT – Film Review

Florence Pugh delivers a strong performance in Malevolent; an otherwise drastically dull and boring horror feature with little to no substance.

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LITTLE WOMEN (2019) – Film Review

Little Women is a modern day masterpiece that further cements Greta Gerwig as a skilled filmmaker. It has euphoric music, excellent cinematography, and powerhouse performances from Saoirse Ronan and Florence Pugh.

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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – Film Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is an absolute revelation. Filled with gripping performances, awe-inspiring action and visuals, an emotional core, and beautiful technical elements, this is a beautiful way to end such a beloved saga.

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MARRIAGE STORY – Film Review

Noah Baumbach's Marriage Story is a heartbreaking and painfully real picture that boasts two powerhouse performances from Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson.

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KLAUS – Film Review

Although Klaus takes a while for its story to get interesting, it is saved by its breathtaking animation and emotional message at its core.

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KNIVES OUT – Film Review

Knives Out is a wild and exhilarating thrill-ride with an incredibly talented cast and solidifies Rian Johnson as a highly skillful writer/director.

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THE IRISHMAN – Film Review

The Irishman is yet another jaw-droppingly intense and profoundly exhilarating picture from Martin Scorsese that is boosted by its three lead performances.

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FROZEN II – Film Review

Frozen II is a sequel well worth the wait, as it contains an interesting and emotional story, has breathtaking animation, and even more catchy and fun songs.

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NOTES FROM MELANIE – Film Review

Notes from Melanie is a highly effective short film that boasts great acting, a clever and witty script, and is a great display of Chris Stuckmann's writing/directing talent.

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NOELLE – Film Review

Noelle's fun and likeable leads in Anna Kendrick and Bill Hader, plus its charming and heartwarming message gratefully save it from being a lump of coal.

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DICKINSON – Season 1 Review

Dickinson's first season is a mesmerizing, emotionally powerful, and brilliantly told story that boasts incredible performances, and touching character beats.

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PARASITE – Film Review

Parasite is a wholly riveting experience with an astonishingly gripping story that is rich with complex themes, developed characters, and brilliant direction.

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THE LIGHTHOUSE – Film Review

The Lighthouse is an utterly mesmerizing piece of horror cinema. Its shot gorgeously, expertly acted, and will linger with you long after the credits roll.

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THE GALLOWS ACT II – Film Review

The Gallows Act II is a disaster on almost all levels. Its script is jumbled and clichéd, has an abundance of jumpscares, and has a maddening ending that makes the rest of the film seem pointless.

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ZOMBIELAND: DOUBLE TAP – Film Review

While it does have its fair share of issues, Zombieland: Double Tap  is still a worthy sequel with tons of bloody zombie fun, incredible humor, and boasts an excellent cast with great chemistry. 

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MALEFICENT – Film Review

While Maleficent suffers from pacing issues, shoddy effects, and jarring editing, it manages to entertain with fun action, great performances, and an interesting story.

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THE FAREWELL – Film Review

Lulu Wang's The Farewell is a deeply touching and emotionally powerful story about family, love, and death, and contains a gripping performance from Awkwafina.

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