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  • Netflix’s “Velvet Buzzsaw” is a Horror Buzzkill

    One of Netflix’s newest original releases is Dan Gilroy’s horror/thriller Velvet Buzzsaw which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this past week. The movie stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Zawe Ashton, Toni Colette, and Rene Russo as high profile members of the Los Angeles and global art world who become enmeshed in a power struggle revolving around strangely captivating […]

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  • One to Watch: Netflix’s “Roma”

    As we edge closer to the 91st Academy Awards in February, there’s one film to keep your eye on, one that’s gradually been gathering steam and collecting gleaming accolades from the Venice Film Festival to various critic award shows to the Golden Globes. Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma, which was released by Netflix but is also still […]

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  • Nicole Kidman is Ruthless in Crime Drama “Destroyer”

    Karyn Kusama’s latest film, Destroyer, is a tale rife with revenge and shot up with pain, slowly simmering with rage, heartbreak, and sometimes, love. Perhaps best known for Jennifer’s Body, the 2009 horror film starring Megan Fox as a possessed teenager, Kusama’s women are ruthless, unforgiving, and unpredictable. It’s no surprise that Nicole Kidman’s Erin Bell […]

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  • Why “Widows” Didn’t Deserve to Die at the Box Office

    From Black Panther breaking box office records and Hollywood standards to a number of films centered around women challenging stereotypes and the restrictive Hollywood norm, film in 2018 has been another game changer. With an incredible pack of films leading us into award season (the Golden Globe nominations were just released this week), there are those […]

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  • Life-Size 2 Review: A Sentimental Sequel for Grown-up Fans

    On Sunday, March 5th, 2000, everyone was doing cringe-worthy Budweiser frog impressions –  “Whassup?” – The Sims were hijacking reality, everyone awaited NSYNC’s No Strings Attached, and a TV movie called Life-Size starring 13-year-old Lindsay Lohan and a pre-America’s Next Top Model Tyra Banks aired that night as part of ABC’s The Wonderful World of […]

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  • Your 2018 Thanksgiving Movie Guide

    If your family is like mine and doesn’t have a tradition of dinner and football on Thanksgiving day, then a good alternative is to spend time at the movies. There are some really great movies coming out this week, which means plenty of options in case one is sold out. Here are my Top 5 […]

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