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February 1, 2019

Director: Dan Gilroy
Screenplay: Dan Gilroy
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, Zawe Ashton, Tom Sturridge, Natalia Dyer, Daveed Diggs, Billy Magnussen, John Malkovich
Runtime: 113 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

The state of the contemporary art world, especially that c...

December 21, 2018

Director: Susanne Bier
Screenplay: Eric Heisserer
Starring: Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Vivien Lyra Blair, Julian Edwards, Danielle Macdonald, Lil Rel Howery, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, BD Wong, Tom Hollander, Sarah Paulson, Colson Baker
Runtime:...

November 22, 2018

Director: Clay Kaytis

Screenplay: Matt Lieberman

Starring: Kurt Russell, Judah Lewis, Darby Camp

Runtime: 104 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Back when The Christmas Chronicles was announced by Netflix with the casting of generational favourite Kurt Russell inhabiting the role of Santa Claus...

November 16, 2018

Director: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Screenplay: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
Starring: James Franco, Brendan Gleeson, Zoe Kazan, Liam Neeson, Tim Blake Nelson, Tom Waits
Runtime: 133 Minutes

★★★★☆
 

In a way, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs takes the Coen Brothers back to their home v...

November 9, 2018

Director: David Mackenzie
Screenplay: David Mackenzie, Bathsheba Doran, James MacInnes, Mark Bomback, David Harrower
Starring: Chris Pine, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Florence Pugh, Billy Howle, Tony Curran, Callan Mulvey, Stephen Dillane
Runtime: 121 Minutes

★★★☆☆

It’s taken...

October 12, 2018

Director: Gareth Evans
Screenplay: Gareth Evans
Starring: Dan Stevens, Lucy Boynton, Mark Lewis Jones, Bill Milner, Kristine Froseth, Paul Higgins, Michael Sheen
Runtime: 129 Minutes

★★★☆☆

Apostle is a 2018 British-American period horror film set in 1905. It follows Thom...

October 5, 2018

Director: Olaf de Fleur

Screenplay: Ben Ketai, Eva Konstantopoulos

Starring: Florence Pugh, Celia Imrie, Ben Lloyd-Hughes

Runtime: 88 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Malevolent is another drained addition to the field of horror films in which paranormal investigators discover too late that t...

October 5, 2018

Director: Tamara Jenkins

Screenplay: Tamara Jenkins

Starring: Paul Giamatti, Kathryn Hahn, Kayli Carter, Molly Shannon, John Carroll Lynch

Runtime: 123 Minutes

★★★★☆

Private Life focuses on the Richard (Paul Giamatti) and Rachel (Kathryn Hahn), a middle-aged married couple...

September 28, 2018

Director: Jeremy Saulnier

Screenplay: Macon Blair

Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, James Badge Dale, Riley Keough, Irene Bidel, Julian Black Antelope

Runtime: 125 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Jeremy Saulnier’s follow-up to bone-crunching thriller Green Room is actually proje...

September 7, 2018

Director: Kevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander
Screenplay: Kevin R. Adams, Joe Ksander
Starring: John Krasinski, Charlyne Yi, Jason Sudeikis, Michael Peña, David Cross, Constance Wu
Runtime: 104 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

The instantly notable tonal fluctuations in Next Gen neatly encapsulate...

September 7, 2018

Director: Ian Samuels
Screenplay: Lindsey Beer
Starring: Shannon Purser, Kristine Froseth, RJ Cyler, Noah Centineo, Loretta Devine, Lea Thompson, Alan Ruck
Runtime: 105 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser is the type of bad film where it only starts to become apparen...

August 8, 2018

Director: Lauren Miller Rogen
Screenplay: Lauren Miller Rogen
Starring: Kristen Bell, Kelsey Grammer, Seth Rogen
Runtime: 98 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

There’s a short period at the beginning of Like Father where it looks like it’s about to do something interesting. Workaholic young...

July 27, 2018

Director: Ben Young
Screenplay: Spenser Cohen, Eric Heisserer, Brad Kane
Starring: Michael Peña, Lizzy Caplan, Mike Colter, Lilly Aspell, Emma Booth, Israel Broussard
Runtime: 95 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Extinction is another placeholder blockbuster that was initially set to be rel...

July 20, 2018

Director: Tyler Spindel
Screenplay: Brandon Cournoyer, Tyler Spindel
Starring: David Spade, Nat Faxon, Joey Bragg, Matt Shively, Bridgit Mendler
Runtime: 94 Minutes

★☆☆☆☆

Happy Madison hasn't released a film theatrically since 2015, and it's probably for the best that Fa...

July 13, 2018

Director: David M. Rosenthal
Screenplay: Brooks McLaren
Starring: Theo James, Forest Whitaker, Kat Graham, Grace Dove
Runtime: 113 Minutes

★★☆☆☆

Based on the Hollywood Black List screenplay from Brooks McLaren, How It Ends sees a desperate man, Will (Theo James), try to...

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