AD ASTRA – Film Review

James Gray's Ad Astra is a hypnotic and philosophical space epic with terrific performances throughout, and explores heavy themes in a deep, moving way.

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IT CHAPTER TWO – Film Review

It Chapter Two is a rare sequel that improves upon its predecessor with an invigorating cast, a compelling story, hair-raising scares and heart-wrenching emotion.

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GOOD BOYS – Film Review

With a terrific cast full of young and funny stars, a ton of heart, and some pure craziness sprinkled in, Good Boys is a highly entertaining time.

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CRAWL – Film Review

Crawl can be a bit of a goofy ride, but it luckily manages to stay fun and entertaining due to its great creature elements and a great performance from Kaya Scodelario.

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MIDSOMMAR – Film Review

Just like Ari Aster’s previous effort, Midsommar is a beautifully haunting and deliciously evil tale about grief and relationships, and will go down as one of the all-time best horror films.

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ANNA – Film Review

Luc Besson’s Anna is dull and lifeless with a tonally inconsistent script, lazy direction, and is unsure of what type of film it wants to be.

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TOY STORY 4 – Film Review

Toy Story 4 is a worthy sequel with tons of emotionally powerful moments, great characters, a moving story, and plenty of laughs to be had along the way.

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DARK PHOENIX – Film Review

Dark Phoenix manages to find its wings with stunning performances from Sophie Turner and James McAvoy, great action sequences, and well crafted character moments.

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ALADDIN – Film Review

Although Aladdin does suffer from a weak villain, poor dialogue and a bloated running time, it makes up for it with its characters, music, and its sense of childlike wonder.

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BRIGHTBURN – Film Review

Brightburn is a thrilling and delightfully creepy experience with lots of fun to be had, but often lacks in the department of character development and world building.

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SHAZAM! – Film Review

Zachary Levi is electrifying in Shazam!, a lighthearted superhero tale infused with terrific action, great humor, and a ton of emotional beats.

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US – Film Review

Us boasts incredible performances from the entire cast, contains a thematically rich story, and further cements Jordan Peele as a fresh and exciting voice in the horror genre.

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WONDER PARK – Film Review

While its animation is undeniably great, Wonder Park is an extremely forgettable experience that does not have any of the thrill that one may hope for. What could have been an emotionally impactful story ends up traversing familiar beats and suffers from a lack of direction.

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HAPPY DEATH DAY 2U – Film Review

Happy Death Day 2U is a rare sequel that improves upon the first that contains a  groundbreaking performance by Jessica Rothe, brilliant writing and character explorations, and truly emotional moments.

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VELVET BUZZSAW – Film Review

Velvet Buzzsaw is an unfortunate misfire with a slow first and second act, and a severe lack of thrill and intrigue. Not even excellent actors Jake Gyllenhaal and Toni Collette can save this from being a big missed opportunity.

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FIRST REFORMED – Film Review

Paul Schrader's First Reformed is an astonishingly grounded and unsettling look at the steady decline of a man losing hope with incredible writing and exceptional performances, notably by Ethan Hawke and Amanda Seyfried.

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GLASS – Film Review

M. Night Shyamalan delivers an immensely thrilling and emotionally rich conclusion to the Eastrail 177 trilogy with Glass - a film that takes its time with its characters and has an intriguing story to tell that definitely pays off.

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ESCAPE ROOM – Film Review

Even with some thrilling sequences and good entertainment value, Escape Room is bogged down with hugely unlikeable characters and unintentionally comical moments that are hard to take seriously.

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THE GRINCH – Film Review

The Grinch offers terrific animation and a great voice cast, but rehashes the same story and does not offer anything fresh and new to the table.

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VENOM – Film Review

Venom is an extremely forgettable film with under-developed characters, cringe-worthy dialogue, and a story that severely lacks in many regards.

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A STAR IS BORN – Film Review

Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born is an enthralling film that boasts beautifully written music, and contains a gritty story propelled by amazing performances.

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LIFE ITSELF – Film Review

With forgettable performances, awful writing, bizarre editing, and an excruciatingly bland story, Life Itself is a film that falls flat on every level.

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