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December 1, 2022
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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.


Review: Hollywood icon reduced to her worst moments

By | Oct 10, 2022

Director Andrew Dominik objectifies Marilyn Monroe (Ana de Armas) throughout “Blonde,” making for an extremely unpleasant viewing experience.


Review: Gay rom-com brings all the laughs

By | Oct 9, 2022

Billy Eichner of “Billy on the Street” fame is the lead star in director Nicholas Stoller’s latest comedy “Bros,” one of the funniest films of 2022.


Review: Courting makes strong initial impression

By | Oct 5, 2022

The indie rock band Courting debuts their inventive first album, “Guitar Music,” to much success and acclaim.


Review: Political thriller loses itself in the chaos

By | Oct 5, 2022

Romain Gavras has directed a visually stunning but narratively empty thriller that showcases how political movements spread.


Review: Lazy writing fails Olivia Wilde’s thriller

By | Oct 4, 2022

Following the success of “Booksmart,” Olivia Wilde returns to the director’s chair. Unfortunately, a lazy script makes “Don’t Worry Darling” unsatisfactory, despite Florence Pugh’s best efforts.


Review: Maya Hawke does not expand on her potential

By | Oct 4, 2022

Following her first album “Blush,” released in 2020, Maya Hawke’s follow-up, “MOSS,” fails to capture the full potential of Hawke’s clear talent.


Review: Singles of the Week 9/26

By | Oct 4, 2022

Singles for the week 9/26.


Review: New Netflix original is a modern teen classic

By | Sep 28, 2022

Eleanor (Maya Hawke) seeks help from popular girl Drea (Camila Mendes) to get revenge in this fresh take on the typical teen drama.


Review: Noah Cyrus tackles heavy topics in debut album

By | Sep 28, 2022

The first half of “The Hardest Part,” the first LP from Noah Cyrus, is the standout of the entire record.


Review: Entertaining murder mystery falls into old tropes

By | Sep 27, 2022

While “See How They Run” makes fun of murder mystery tropes, resulting in many laughs, the film unfortunately plays into those same tropes.


Review: Singles of the Week 9/19

By | Sep 27, 2022

Singles for the week 9/19.