Tag Archive: movie reviews

The Hateful Eight is the Right Kind of Trouble

There’s a sense of gratitude that a troublemaker filmmaker of Tarantino’s acumen exists.

The Savage Optimism of Chi-Raq

Spike Lee is angry again.

Review: The Revenant

Playground machismo.

The Best Films of 2015

You wanted the best, you got the best.

Review: Star Wars The Force Awakens

It’s the Jan Brady of Star Wars.

Review: Carol

The imperfect reality of a world aspiring for perfection.

Review: Creed

Retains the essence of a Rocky movie while forging ahead with a story that carves out a unique space in the well-worn series.

Review: Spectre

Makes a stunning case for why Bond still matters.

Review: Bridge of Spies

Graceful when it’s not being a ‘Spielberg film’.

Review: The Walk

As goofy in execution as Gordon-Levitt’s French accent.

Review: Sicario

Serviceable desolation.

Review: The Martian

Blends science-fiction with the attitude of a college grad with four popped collars.

Review: Straight Outta Compton

History is written by victorious billionaire rappers.

A Farewell to Star-Ratings

There are zero stars left to give.

Review: The End of the Tour

Two people sharing sublime moments of uncool.