November 28, 2021
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Review: Summer 2021 movie releases

“The Suicide Squad,” “Black Widow,” “Summer of Soul” and “Jungle Cruise” were films that created noise in a summer movie season with many releases.


Review: Harley Quinn soars in glittery DC film

By | Feb 18, 2020

What happens when a long-term relationship with the Clown Prince of Crime, the Joker, comes to a messy end?


Review: Skating drama is flawed, but stylish and sincere

By | Jan 23, 2018

“I, Tonya” skates by on its performances and vitality, but is held back by poorly implemented musical moments and questionable character diversions.


Review: ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ is an unbearable biopic

By | Dec 6, 2017

The real crime of “Goodbye Christopher Robin” is that, despite the resonance of Christopher’s plight, the story is poorly told and poorly presented.


Review: ‘Squad’ adaptation refuses to stay true to comics

By | Aug 22, 2016

The concept of the Suicide Squad — a group of supervillains who are signed up to do the government’s dirty work — is strong. But when a director subtracts the action, emotion and comedic relief, and replaces it with backstories and unaddressed abusive relationships, it fails.