Based on the true story of the unlikely chess champion from the slums of Uganda, Phiona Mutesi, Queen of Katwe stars newcomer Madina Nalwanga and features celebrated actors David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o.
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Review – Blair Witch
In 1999 The Blair Witch Project terrified audiences who were half convinced that what they were seeing was real. Popularizing the relatively new concept of “found footage,” it made a mark in cinema history, but after one failed sequel and a relatively unsuccessful run at being a multimedia franchise, it faded into legend. Like theContinue reading “Review – Blair Witch”
Review – A Tale of Love and Darkness
Natalie Portman makes her directorial debut in this adaptation of the best seller by Amos Oz. She also wrote and stars.
Review – Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping
The Lonely Island comedy/music group, best known for Andy Samberg and Everything is Awesome, star in this mockumentary chronicling the ups and (especially) downs of living legend, dope singer/rapper, the one, the only, Conner4real.
Review – Keanu
It’s a scenario that only makes sense in movieland, or perhaps somewhere on Reddit. Two unassuming cousins – portrayed by dynamic comedy duo Key and Peele in their first big screen adventure – find themselves in the middle of a gang’s turf war, all because of a little kitten named Keanu.
Review – April and the Extraordinary World
A French alternative history steampunk adventure in the style of Tin-Tin by way of Hayao Miyazaki. To some, that list of words I just rambled off is gibberish. If they mean something to you, though, this is probably one animated film you should put on your must-see list.
Review – Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice
It’s a movie that comic book fans have longed dreamed of. It never seemed like it would happen. But it has. The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel together in one movie as enemies. Massively hyped by the studio and looked upon with massive trepidation by the fans, there’s one thing it seems everyoneContinue reading “Review – Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice”
Review – Hyena Road
I’m willing to bet many (most?) Americans tend to think of war as The USA vs. The Bad Guys. Here to shake things up is a Canadian film about our northern allies in Afghanistan.
Review – In the Heart of the Sea
The true story that reportedly served as inspiration for Melville‘s Moby Dick, In the Heart of the Sea stars Thor’s magically disappearing abs and future Spiderman. Also featuring Scarecrow and the Gleeson not in Star Wars.
Review – The Good Dinosaur
In a world where dinosaurs never went extinct, they instead evolved into ranchers, wranglers, and rustlers. This is probably Pixar’s oddest film yet.