A social horror movie for the moment.
Elite parents looking for elite schools does not a great movie make.
This teaser trailer for Assassination Nation, a thriller from Sam Levinson, writer/director of HBO’s Wizard of Lies, is genius. The film features a line-up of important young artists, 2 of which are Hari Nef, one of the best parts of Transparent Season 2, and Suki Waterhous the kickass star of the gloriously bizarre postapocalyptic feminist film The Bad Batch. Levinson’s film appears […]
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.
Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the sequel to the 2015 massive commercial success, Jurassic World. Overall, it is the fifth entry in the Jurassic Park franchise which has been a highly successful franchise. Its plot generally revolves around the same tropes the other films have carried (maybe with the exception of #3). Dinosaurs are here. […]
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)