Review: “Shiva Baby”

“Shiva Baby” may be billed as a comedy, but the story that unfolds on screen plays out more like a horror film than anything else. Writer/director Emma Seligman’s debut feature is almost unbearably tense and uncomfortable, but also riotously funny, all while conveying a deep understanding of her main character, a young woman whose life […]

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Review: “Nobody”

It’s hard to believe that Hutch Mansell is the sort of guy who could kill you with his bare hands if he wanted to. Firstly, because he’s such a mild-mannered guy with a seemingly monotonous life, as a montage of his day-to-day activities at the start of the film “Nobody” demonstrates. He’s married with two […]

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Review: “Godzilla vs. Kong”

A fairly common reaction to Legendary Pictures’ “MonsterVerse” since it kicked off with 2014’s “Godzilla” has been “less humans, more monsters.” If you reside in that camp, then you’ll be pleased to hear that the franchise’s fourth installment, “Godzilla vs. Kong,” delivers squarely on what its title promises. Set after 2019’s “Godzilla: King of the […]

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Streaming Movie Reviews: March, Part 2

Happy Easter weekend! I wanted to share a few mini reviews of some films released at the end of March. These movies are all available to watch on Netflix: two documentaries (“The Last Blockbuster” and “Operation Varsity Blues”) and the truly needs to be seen to be believed thriller “Deadly Illusions,” starring Kristen Davis. “THE […]

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Review: “The Father”

One of the hardest yet most inevitable things in life is for the child become the parent. Most stories portray this challenge through the eyes of the child, but in “The Father,” the titular figure is the focus. Writer and director Florian Zeller bends and shapes reality around Anthony (Anthony Hopkins), an elderly man suffering […]

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Streaming Movie Reviews, March

March is here, and with the changing season we’re already seeing a turn toward big movie releases- so far this month we’ve seen the long-awaited sequel to the Eddie Murphy classic “Coming to America,” and the Russo Brothers reteaming with star Tom Holland for “Cherry.” Disney Animation’s newest feature, “Raya and the Last Dragon,” is […]

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