The state of the DC Extended Universe (DCEU) is hard to pin down because every few months something else shifts. Each release thus far has its supporters and its detractors, but the one consistent thing is that the fans are… Read More ›
Surprise, Leigh Whannell’s “The Invisible Man” is a masterwork of tension.
When the words “remake” or “reboot” get thrown out, the reaction online is often filled with a great deal of righteous indignation. Along these cries of “you’re destroying my childhood!” often comes a strange forgetfulness that a new version doesn’t… Read More ›
Chinonye Chukwu’s “Clemency” forges a trail through the pale abyss of state-sponsored executions from the damning and the damned. [Film Fest 919]
The death penalty is currently one of the most densely nuanced topics in American society, an issue that presents both moral, economical and judicial stakes that present a bevy of arguments from a range of viewpoints across a vast spectrum…. Read More ›
“Hidden Figures” inspires hope for the future by revisiting the past.
An alternate version of this review, originally published for CLTure, was posted on their site on January 4th, 2017. When 20th Century Fox dropped the first trailer for Hidden Figures on August 14th, the Internet exploded after watching the jaunty first glimpse of director Theodore Melfi’s… Read More ›