May 24, 2022
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Review: New Denzel Curry album opts for honest jazz-rap

By | Apr 6, 2022

On his latest LP, Denzel Curry delivers his most raw and down-to-earth music yet.


Review: New “Paranormal Activity” movie is frighteningly decent

By | Nov 9, 2021

The “Paranormal Activity” series continues with “Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin,” a surprisingly creative and effective addition to the series.


Review: Latest Michael Myers flick knifes itself

By | Oct 27, 2021

The “Halloween” brand is an automatic sell — especially in October — so even trying to make an intelligible film seems too lofty an ambition.


Review: Repetitive love songs fill latest James Blake album

By | Oct 21, 2021

“Friends That Break Your Heart,” chooses to mine the same vein that produced James Blake’s best work many years ago, only to find it has run dry.


Review: Clint Eastwood makes welcome return to the western genre

By | Sep 28, 2021

At 91, Clint Eastwood has accepted the deconstruction of his own image while having another go at the genre that made him famous.


Review: Band doubles down on gentle sound to unsavory results

By | Sep 7, 2021

Everything about “How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last?” doubles down on the bands gentle sound and adds numerous guests to mostly unsavory results.


Review: “Candyman” crafts terror from real-world fears

By | Sep 7, 2021

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” remake is a type of horror movie that rarely gets released anymore, crafting uniquely strange terror out of real-world fears.


Review: Kanye West continues to break barriers with “Donda”

By | Aug 31, 2021

Rather than reaching for something new, “Donda” finds West looking inward and taking stock of the personal tribulations around him.


Review: “Mortal Kombat” is another terrible video game movie

By | May 3, 2021

“Mortal Kombat” betrays its source material popular and secures a spot in the expansive halls of terrible video game movies.


Review: Ken Burns humanizes Hemingway

By | Apr 20, 2021

There are many sides to the story of Hemingway’s life and his place within the literature canon. Burns and Novick’s “Hemingway” touches on all of them.


Review: New Zack Snyder project is a monument of cinematic escapism

By | Mar 24, 2021

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” appeals to the most childlike desire for seeing a band of superhumans and one rich man dressed as a bat.


Review: A cast of famous comedians fail to save an unfunny sequel

By | Mar 18, 2021

If “Coming to America” did not exist, then perhaps “Coming 2 America” would work as an overextended pilot to a sitcom predetermined for a short lifespan.