Wrath of Man (2021) Review

Wrath of Man (2021) Review

Director Guy Ritchie follows ‘The Gentlemen’ with ‘Wrath of Man’, a crime action ensemble film lead by ‘Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels’ star Jason Statham. Tony Ruggio reviews.

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‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ at 50 – Review

‘Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory’ at 50 – Review

50 years since Willy Wonka asked “if you want to view paradise” and still it resonates as a feat of “pure imagination”. Scott Z. Walkinshaw reviews.

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Love and Monsters (2020) Review

Love and Monsters (2020) Review

‘Love and Monsters’, a new creature feature by director Michael Matthews and starring Dylan O’Brien, is an inventive little adventure movie. Scott Z Walkinshaw reviews.

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The Father (2021) Review

The Father (2021) Review

‘The Father’, the feature directorial debut of Florian Zeller starring Anthony Hopkins in a career standout performance, “is a deeply unsettling depiction of how memory can betray a person”. Peter Charney reviews.

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Thelma and Louise: The Most Powerful Final Image in Cinema

Thelma and Louise: The Most Powerful Final Image in Cinema

How the ending to Ridley Scott’s ‘Thelma & Louise’ (1991) is one of the most iconic and powerful in all of cinema, and how it can be interpreted. Essay by Gala Woolley.

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DC’s Lightest Movie, Shazam!, Also Contains Its Darkest Moment

DC’s Lightest Movie, Shazam!, Also Contains Its Darkest Moment

In the light-hearted family movie Shazam!, that subverted the tone of the earlier DCEU, David F. Sandberg finds space for a heartbreaking character moment. Article by Rob Gifford.

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Cherry (2021) Review

Cherry (2021) Review

Apple TV Plus exclusive ‘Cherry’, from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors The Russo Brothers, and starring Spider-Man himself Tom Holland, is a shallow drama. Cole Clark reviews.

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Netflix’s Business Model Doesn’t Allow for Long-Term Film Success

Netflix’s Business Model Doesn’t Allow for Long-Term Film Success

Netflix Original movies seem to disappear just as soon as they’ve appeared, and with a new film set to be released during every week of 2021, it’s an issue filmmakers should take notice of. Essay by Luke Hinton.

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Arrival and the Language of Cinema

Arrival and the Language of Cinema

In his 2016 science fiction film ‘Arrival’, director Denis Villeneuve expertly uses the power of cinematic language to take us on a mind bending journey of love, loss, and the inevitability of time. Essay by Margaret Roarty.

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The Winter Lake (2021) Review

The Winter Lake (2021) Review

‘Game of Thrones’ alum Michael McElhatton and ‘Sex Education’s’ Emma Mackey star in ‘The Winter Lake’, a gnarly drama dealing with trauma from debut director Phil Sheerin. Kevin Woodley reviews.

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