Elite parents looking for elite schools does not a great movie make.
As a rule, sports movies almost never surprise their audiences. Much like rom-coms or big-budget action flicks, there are certain expected beats. The small team challenges the goliath. A character cracks wise. The underdog becomes proficient. And somewhere between the training montage and some sort of unexpected setback, you have the moment where the protagonist […]
Movies can teach us (everything)
A mix of aesthetics and vacuousness.
There are great baseball movies and there are great spy movies. This is neither.
Successful, if a bit too familiar.
It’s pretty fun! (for a while)
Brett Haley’s little film Hearts Beat Loud has been advertised in the trailers as “the feel good movie we need right now.” To be honest, I don’t know if we need it right now, but it is certainly enjoyable. The greatest moment in the film happens in the very first scene. The character played by […]
“This isn’t the horror movie of your dreams, it’s the horror movie of your nightmares.”