While a film about an amateur female wrestler’s rise to WWE stardom may not sound like it’s up your alley, don’t be too quick to look over this one. With genuine laugh-out-loud moments and enough heart to fill The Rock’s massive chest, “Fighting with My Family” is perfect for die-hard wrestling fans and newbies alike.
With the 91st annual Academy Awards airing Sunday and voting officially closing tomorrow, actors and directors everywhere are making last-minute pushes in hopes of propelling their films to victory – but let’s take a look at what could have been.
I was three years old when I first met the Boy Who Lived. Now as I reread the books for the sixth or seventh time as an adult, I’m still in awe of the magical world J.K. Rowling created for so many to enjoy.
While the return to the Lego universe may not feel as groundbreaking and creative as the first journey, its charm and entertaining self-awareness are as present as ever. Mix in a few fun musical numbers and a genuine, heartfelt message and it makes for an exciting trip to the theater.
Despite the rave reviews it’s receiving, “The Kid Who Would Be King” never quite lives up to its lofty expectations.
It’s common knowledge throughout the entertainment industry that January is where movies go to die – and the latest Matthew McConaughey project is no exception.
Without the quiet subtlety that made “Unbreakable” such an intriguing laid back superhero movie, or the suspense the drove “Split” and made it so thrilling, “Glass” is left to fall somewhere in-between – an overtly in-your-face superhero story dragged along through excessive exposition.
While “Escape Room” starts out with a strong action sequence and some promising momentum, it quickly comes to a halt, thanks to the film’s biggest flaw: its unlikable characters.
From the continued superhero dominance to the emergence of several straight-to-streaming masterpieces, 2018 gave viewers the chance to witness phenomenal films both in the theater and at home. I’m proud to present my Top 25 Movies of 2018.
Lock the doors and turn on all the lights, because Michael Myers is back with a vengeance, and it’s up to me to figure out which death hurts the most – both physically and emotionally.
While “Green Book” never fully fleshes out some interesting topics, Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali deliver award-worthy performances.
A charming and charismatic performance by Robert Redford elevates “The Old Man & the Gun” from a typical heist film to one worth watching over and over again.
Strong performances by Lucas Hedges and Nicole Kidman make up for a few of the film’s minor flaws leaving audiences with a powerful, disturbing experience.
Simply put, “What They Had” is the definition of a stellar ensemble film. Led by a deeply moving performance from Hilary Swank coupled with writer/director Elizabeth Chomko’s cutting script, “What They Had” makes for an incredibly emotional trip to the theater.
After months and months of waiting, it’s finally here. “A Star Is Born,” one of my most anticipated films of 2018, hit theaters Thursday, and it’s safe to say it was well worth the wait.
“Roma” has been widely referred to as Cuarón’s most personal project yet, and it’s not hard to see why – he put everything he has into this film.