Ghostbusters lights em’ up

A blast with barbs for gender politics snuck in-between big laughs.

The Dream of the Nineties is Alive in Independence Day: Resurgence

Unashamedly goofy and sincere with its absurdity.

Warcraft, what is it good for? Absolutely nothing

A submissive digital splat.

Girl Asleep gets bittersweet with maturity

Exquisitely encapsulates the struggle between adolescence and maturity with wide-eyed apprehension.

Hunt for the Wilderpeople and the Discomfort of Being Affable

It’s like being killed with kindness, a good problem to have but a hard one to define beyond pleasantries.

Green Room: No Posers

Pulsates on the collision of youth and violence.

The Comical Pandemonium of The Nice Guys

A crime tale that leaves the screwball comedy bruised and bloody with a retro reinvention of sorts.

The Savagery of Class Warfare in High-Rise

An extreme reminder of our status as savages in suits.

The Hubris of X-Men: Apocalypse

Goes through an identity crisis while suffering the hubris of assuming superhero movies are too big to fail.

Midnight Special and the Tax of Parenthood

Quicker than you can say ‘Jesus, Mary and Joseph’ you’re in the thick of an old parenting allegory.

Twister Revisited

How this perfect movie almost didn’t get made.

Captain America: Civil War is All Glory and No Guts

Good job, Marvel.

The Dysfunctional Wholesomeness My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2

A goofy family reunion.

The Jungle Book is a New Chapter in Cinematic Enchantment

Forces you to confront your skepticism and be swept away by special kind of cinematic enchantment again.

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, a False Promise

Disjointed, numbing and spectacular with its intemperance.