Tag Archive "drama"

Tully

Movie Review: Tully is Touching with a Twist

Not all new movies need to be spectacular, expensive blockbusters to make an impression on an audience. Tully is that kind of movie. Instead of explosions, special effects and a celebrity cast, it makes its ...

Fun Home

Theatre Review: A fabulous, heartbreaking Fun Home

There are few plays that achieve true dramatic greatness in the landscape of contemporary musical theatre.

RAMPAGE

Movie Review: Rampage is a Messy Misfire

Some movies are so frustrating and unpleasant to watch you feel like trashing whatever’s around you as the credits roll. Unfortunately, the only ones here with permission to enjoy their Rampage are on the screen.

Movie Review: Black Panther is a Powerful Beast

The hype, anticipation and the inescapable gossip is all true. Black Panther, the latest solo superhero feature from Marvel Studios, is more than your average superhero story. It’s the first great movie of 2018, and ...

Movie Review: Winchester is an Awful Waste

Truly awful movies with no redeeming qualities are rare in cinemas. Winchester: The House that Ghosts Built, however, is the most boring horror film of the century. It’s thoroughly tedious and unenjoyable from start to ...

Movie Review: 12 Strong Holds its Horses

Most people don’t normally think of horses and Danish documentarians when making Hollywood mega-action movies. And while far from perfect, odd elements of 12 Strong help separate it from the legacy of modern war movies ...

Movie Review: The Post is Perfect for our Times

Legendary director Steven Spielberg’s new feature The Post is something of a miracle that it exists as it does. Not only was it made quickly and to be engaging as it is, it’s among the ...

Movie Review: Molly Plays a Slick Game

There isn’t a more talented and entertaining screenwriter working in Hollywood today than Aaron Sorkin. Now, with his debut feature Molly’s Game, the filmmaking veteran is also taking on the director’s chair. And for the ...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman is Far from Great

Fox’s new blockbuster movie musical is the holiday season’s biggest letdown. A great premise and cast are squandered – left with an atrocious script that undermines the integrity of the true P. T. Barnum story. ...

Movie Review: The Delightful Disaster Artist

There are hundreds of movies about making movies and movie themselves. It’s unsurprising to learn that the talented (and less so) people who make movies often like telling stories about the movies they make. But ...

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