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Irresistible Review: Jon Stewart’s New Political Comedy

Sketch comedy is hard. Really all comedy is hard, but sketch comedy is really hard – getting long in and out in...

The King of Staten Island Review

Judd Apatow has a long history of “Lovable Losers” in his work. All the way from Freaks and Geeks to The 40-Year-Old...

Scoob! Review: The New Animated Adventure

The glass-is-half-empty among us have been decrying the death of cinema for many years, triggered by the increasing focus on reinventing old...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Shattered Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're...

Beastie Boys Story Review: The Apple TV+ Documentary

Spring, 1987. I’m a senior in high school. I’m sitting in the back seat of my friend Bill’s lime-green Chevy Nova. We’re...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Phantom Apprentice Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're...

Review of Hilary Brougher’s South Mountain

Somewhere, on the side of a mountain in the Appalachians, a family is gathering for its annual celebration. Somewhere, a family is...

True History of the Kelly Gang Review

No film based on a true story is really about it’s subject, or at least not wholly about it. Sure, there’s a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 709 – Old Friends Not Forgotten Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 708 – Together Again Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 707 – Dangerous Debt Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a...

Never Rarely Sometimes Always Review

For a long time complex subjects have had to be dealt with in allegory and obscurity, working around their subjects due to commercial and...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Deal No Deal Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Gone With a Trace Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – On the Wings of Keeradaks Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a look...

Onward Review: Pratt and Holland Go on a Fantasy Quest

There are particular buttons in a movie, that when I see them, automatically elicit an emotional response. It’s Pavlovian – if you make a...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – A Distant Echo Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has returned for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a look...

The Invisible Man Review: As Disturbing as It Is Frightening

Horror, more than any other genre, it seems, has its hand directly on the pulse of the here and now. It has to be...

The Call of the Wild Review: Come for the Dog, Stay for Ford

Serious fans of Jack London’s The Call of the Wild novel will likely be disappointed in the latest adaptation by 20th Century Studios (formerly 20th...

Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Bad Batch Review

Star Wars: The Clone Wars returns for its seventh and final season on the Disney+ streaming service. In this review, we're taking a look...

Emma Review: The New Adaptation of the Jane Austen Novel

How do we know a story is a classic? Is it by the sheer universality of the characters or dialogue to the point where...

Downhill Review: The Force Majeure Remake with Ferrell and Louis-Dreyfus

Even if Downhill wasn’t based on a unique (and acclaimed) Swedish film, it would suffer in comparison to everything around it. Being borne from...

Sonic the Hedgehog Review: The Video Game Comes to Life

As a refugee from another planet, Sonic the Hedgehog has spent most of his life in hiding on Earth. While he keeps himself hidden...

Birds of Prey Review: Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn Is Back

A funny thing happened on the way to my press screening to Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (and if...

The Rhythm Section Review: Is the Blake Lively Thriller Worth a Watch?

In The Rhythm Section, Blake Lively stars as Stephanie Patrick, whose family has been killed in a plane crash. That crash, however, was not an...

The Gentlemen Review: The New Guy Ritchie Action Comedy

If it’s not broke, don’t fix it? Or alter it in any way? This is generally the studio approach to creative decision making, and...

Dolittle Review: Is Robert Downey Jr.’s Kid’s Outing Worth a Watch?

If you were ever a kid, and we assume you were, you probably know about Dr. Dolittle, the man who could talk to animals....

Bad Boys for Life Review: Will Smith and Martin Lawrence Are Back!

January tends to be a dumping ground for movies. Everyone’s wrapped up in awards talk, and studios are busy pushing their films for Oscar...

Just Mercy Review: The Story of Walter McMillan

Waaaayyyy back in what we call the Golden Age of Hollywood, it wouldn’t be unusual for studios to only release 50 or 60 films...

Underwater Review: Kristen Stewart Stars in the Sci-Fi Horror Film

Deep in the Marianas Trench, a group of subsea workers are drilling into the Earth’s crust 7 miles underwater. However, catastrophe strikes when some...

Little Women Review: The Best Adaptation of the Book

Little Women has been both a marvel and a frustration since it was written. An immortal story of young women growing to adulthood shorn...

Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker – A Look Now

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we took a look...

Cats Review: The Film Adaptation of the Stage Musical

There are good movies. There are bad movies. There are a lot of mediocre movies. And sometimes, just sometimes, there are movies which reach...

Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

As someone who was there at the beginning that fateful summer of 1977, I've rode the highs and the lows of the Star Wars saga...

Spoiler-Free Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker ends more than a franchise. It ends an era. Yes, we have The Mandalorian, and I love Baby Yoda...

Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

1917 Review: Sam Mendes Film Takes the Breath Away

As a war film, 1917 doesn’t have much in the way of new ideas to offer -- and maybe there aren’t any for the...

Frozen 2 Review: The Sequel Is Unable to Move Forward

Sequels need to look forward. They almost never do; it’s very difficult to conceptualize an interesting new character in the first place and doing...

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