Ready or Not Review

Horror fans, Disney Studios wants you to come out, come out wherever you are and see Ready or Not, Fox Searchlight’s new film based on a particularly dangerous game of hide-and-go-seek. As one of the first features, and notably, one of the first R-rated titles to be released by Disney after their recent acquisition of... Continue Reading →

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review

Get your popcorn: there’s a brand new Tarantino flick back in town. Cinema’s beloved bad boy has returned with a whole fresh round of blood, choice language and film references, and if the director is to be believed, it’s your second-to-last chance to see his work on the big screen before the venerated filmmaker retires.... Continue Reading →

The Lion King Review

The king has returned. But were you eager for his return? If you're like most of America, then your answer is probably yes. If you're like many film critics though, then probably not so much. And I can understand their lack of enthusiasm. As the latest example in a long line of classic Disney animated... Continue Reading →

Spider-Man: Far From Home Review

Last week was the 4th of July, and while many Americans perched on hillsides to observe fireworks displays to celebrate Independence Day, many of those same patriots settled into cinema seats over the holiday weekend to take in the brand new Spider-Man movie. Swinging back into theaters for the seventh time in the web-slinger’s live... Continue Reading →

Child’s Play Review

In a stroke of scheduling genius, the new Chucky reboot was released concurrently with Toy Story 4 over this weekend. Both films are about toys coming to life, but offer slightly different results. If you opted for the one that involves a sadistic knife wielding butcher in the form of a creepy doll, then you’d... Continue Reading →

Toy Story 4 Review

Just when you thought play time was over, Toy Story is back. Nine years after concluding their critically-acclaimed and widely-popular animated trilogy, Pixar has produced yet another emotional capper to a masterful series of films that already had one. While inessential and unasked for, Toy Story 4 is another rousing instant classic up to par... Continue Reading →

Aladdin Review

Whether you asked for it or not, your wish has been granted: Aladdin has been remade. As part of Disney’s current phase of rebooting classic animated works to live action, the beloved 1992 film is the latest to be updated into a special effects extravaganza tailored to serve the masses. Similar to Bill Condon’s Beauty... Continue Reading →

Pokémon Detective Pikachu Review

“Detective Pikachu, I choose you!” is what many movie fans proclaimed this weekend, as the pocket monster flick didn’t quite muster the support to topple Avengers: Endgame during its three-day debut, but still outperformed expectations, achieving the record for biggest opening for a video game adaption of all time. Based on the worldwide phenomenon that has spurned... Continue Reading →

Long Shot Review

If a fresh Avengers movie dominating the box office in late spring is beginning to feel like a new tradition, then so is a solid Charlize Theron comedy following it up in the subsequent week. Trailing the release of Infinity War in 2018, the actress led the criminally-overlooked exploration in motherhood Tully from Jason Reitman.... Continue Reading →

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