‘House of Cards’ Season Six Review: Robin Wright Shines in Uneven Conclusion of the Emmy-Winning Show

★★★½ The final season of House of Cards upgrades Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood to the lead role — with mixed results. After the inexplicable death of her husband and former President Frank Underwood, Claire, as commander-in-chief, must maintain power in Washington DC, even if bigger forces try to prevent her from it. With Kevin Spacey […]

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‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Review: Rami Malek Leads A Flawed Yet Heartfelt Biopic

★★★½ Led by a star-making performance by Rami Malek, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ overcomes its shaky second act and awkward writing with a killer soundtrack and an amazing conclusion. The film follows Queen’s lead vocalist Freddie Mercury from early life to death in this celebration of his life and music. After almost two decades of being in […]

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‘Halloween’ Review: A Satisfying Yet Imperfect Return for the Franchise

★★★ Halloween is mostly a success, delivering the franchise’s best sequel yet — even if it doesn’t really mean much. 40 years after the events of the first film and wiping everything that came in between the two films, ‘Halloween’ finds Laurie Strode, after her traumatic experience, living in exile preparing for the day Michael […]

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‘The Nun’ Review: A Disappointingly Mediocre Outing in the ‘Conjuring’ Franchise

★★ ‘The Nun’ mostly disappoints with a weak script and minimal scares that make this a lackluster entry in ‘The Conjuring’ franchise. The film follows Irene, played by Taissa Farmiga, a young novitiate, who is teamed up with a priest with a haunting past (Demian Bichir) to investigate a mysterious suicide in a Romanian abbey. […]

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