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The BFG

The BFG

The BFG is something of a wondrous anomaly coming from Steven Spielberg. On the one hand, it is about as inventive and beautiful as any other Read More

Free State Of Jones

Free State Of Jones

Imagine the most dull and lifeless history lecture you’ve ever sat through. Now add awards season aspirations, Civil War revisionist ambitions, and a weird desire to Read More

The Shallows

The Shallows

Gossip Girl versus great white isn’t nearly as cool as it sounds. In The Shallows, the battle of wills between Blake Lively and a merciless killing Read More

The Neon Demon

The Neon Demon

If Nicolas Winding Refn’s films were as emotionally engaging as they are visually lavish, they could be profound pieces of work. Unfortunately, as enthralling as The Read More

Finding Dory

Finding Dory

No longer does Toy Story get to claim sole credit for generating a Pixar sequel that surpasses the original. Finding Dory, the latest tentpole from the Read More

Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence

It plays on a familiar trope–the mismatched odd couple. It features two of the most popular stars on the planet–comedian Kevin Hart and franchise savior Dwayne Read More

Clown

Clown

Clown’s long journey to release began way back in 2010, when director Jon Watts uploaded a faux trailer to YouTube. His idea of a guy possessed Read More

Warcraft

Warcraft

A huge part of the appeal of World of Warcraft is the ability for gamers to role-play by inserting their chosen avatar into a world derived Read More

The Conjuring 2

The Conjuring 2

James Wan is a modern master of horror. The Conjuring 2 is proof positive of this fact. Sure, you can point to his previous canon, with Read More

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse

X-Men: Apocalypse is a catastrophic event for the mutant superhero franchise. The series reached an apex with 2014’s Days of Future Past, which successfully merged two Read More

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys

In Shane Black’s grand tradition of gruff-and-morbid buddy comedies comes The Nice Guys, which is a comedy delivered at blunt-force, with a sly smirk. It’s goofily Read More

Maggie’s Plan

Maggie’s Plan

Woody Allen may have retreated to nostalgia but the Woody Allen films of the 1980s (Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters, Crimes and Misdemeanors) of self-absorbed intellectual Read More