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December 2, 2022
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Review: Lack of motivation leaves true story feeling empty

By | Nov 8, 2022

Adapted from a 2013 novel that was based on a true story, “The Good Nurse” feels diluted, leaving viewers wondering why this story needed to be told.


Review: German remake of war classic is brutal and bold

By | Nov 8, 2022

The german remake of the 1930 film “All Quiet on the Western Front” brings to life the dark, traumatizing and life-changing nature of war.


Review: Todd Field captures the current moment

By | Nov 8, 2022

After a 16-year hiatus from directing, Todd Field returns with his latest film. As a careful character study, “Tár” succeeds with flying colors.


Review: Documentary powerfully captures a shifting nation

By | Nov 7, 2022

“Riotsville, USA” is a triumph of documentary filmmaking, perfectly capturing the tone of a nation constantly shifting and changing.


Review: New DC comic book film is buried in superhero tropes

By | Nov 2, 2022

One of the only highlights of “Black Adam,” a comic book movie buried in tropes, is the moral question it poses about what it means to be a hero.


Review: Ruben Östlund’s latest satire critiques capitalism

By | Nov 1, 2022

After winning the prestigious Palme d’Or at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, “Triangle of Sadness” releases in theaters to shock audiences.


Review: Terrific lead performances fail to save dull film

By | Oct 26, 2022

Director Claire Denis manages to put her 40 years of experience to the test, but much is still left to be desired by the end of “Stars at Noon.”


Review: Final chapter of Halloween trilogy fails

By | Oct 25, 2022

In the final installment of David Gordon Green’s “Halloween” trilogy, the film provides a disappointing and empty experience.


Review: Horror reboot retains horrific themes of original

By | Oct 19, 2022

After the recent releases of “Scream” and “Prey,” “Hellraiser is yet another classic franchise that has been reinvigorated.


Review: Art the Clown returns to terrify audiences

By | Oct 19, 2022

A stronger female lead and an overall well-rounded narrative allow this sequel to the first “Terrifier” film to heighten the tension.


Review: Vietnam war film fails to capitalize on themes

By | Oct 12, 2022

Academy Award-winner Peter Farrelly, mostly known for “Green Book,” imbues his latest film with the same sappy plotting and screenplay.


Review: Horror film transforms mental trauma tropes

By | Oct 11, 2022

With a premise as silly as a woman being haunted by people smiling, writer and director Parker Finn delivers a strong horror film dealing with trauma.