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Review: Ambitious thriller movie loses itself in the plot

By | Sep 28, 2020

Though “Antebellum” has interesting concept, the film’s poor structure leaves the audience confused.


Review: Ginsburg’s legacy burns bright in 2018 documentary

By | Sep 23, 2020

“RBG,” a 2018 Academy Award–nominated documentary, honors the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 18.


Review: Docudrama unveils darker side of social media

By | Sep 21, 2020

“The Social Dilemma” is perhaps the most necessary film of the past five years.


Review: Kaufman crafts exceptional, profound thriller

By | Sep 15, 2020

Charlie Kaufman’s films do not offer any answers. In the case of “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” these questions are complex and existential.


Review: Disney produces another dull remake

By | Sep 14, 2020

A live-action remake of its 1998 classic, Disney’s “Mulan” contains vibrant scenery, but this does not make up for the new film’s dull plot.


Review: Third installment continues series’ charming humor

By | Sep 11, 2020

The third installment in the Bill & Ted saga, “Bill & Ted Face the Music,” is full of feel-good comedy and callbacks to the original movie.


Review: Beyoncé celebrates Black women through visual album

By | Aug 13, 2020

“Black Is King,” a visual album-film from Beyoncé, elevates Black female voices while loosely following the plot of “The Lion King.”


Review: “The Kissing Booth 2” explores web of teen relationships

By | Aug 5, 2020

“The Kissing Booth 2” retains all the drama, humor, and charm of the original movie.


Review: Documentary opens discussion on transgender representation

By | Jul 8, 2020

“Disclosure” is a helpful tool for educating its audience about the often harmful portrays of transgender people in popular Hollywood media.


Review: Spike Lee film combines past and present

By | Jun 20, 2020

Spike Lee’s latest film, “Da 5 Bloods” strings together fact and fiction to create a documentary-like film.


Review: Slapstick comedy film flies off course

By | Jun 7, 2020

While “The Lovebirds” is brimming with writing comedic and real chemistry from the main actors, the overall plot sometimes falls flat.


Review: Humor and reflection drives Beastie Boys documentary

By | Jun 4, 2020

Spike Jonze, who directed the sci-fi romance film “Her,” brings his experimental filmmaking technique to “Beastie Boys Story.”