★★★★ With Annihilation, Alex Garland proves yet again that he is a master storyteller, blending thought-provoking sci-fi with horror to create a modern classic. The film follows Lena, who, after her husband, Kane, comes back very ill after being nowhere to be found for over a year, she joins a group of military scientists on … Continue reading ‘Annihilation’ Review: Alex Garland’s Latest is Brilliant
Awards season will finally come to a close this Sunday with Hollywood’s biggest show, and it has certainly been quite the rollercoaster. Never in recent memory have awards shows been so difficult to predict as this one. Almost every year, we have a clear frontrunner by now in each category, and while it has seemed … Continue reading Oscars 2018: Final Predictions
★★★½ While not flawless, 'Black Panther' manages to mostly meet expectations with an incredible script and visuals. The film finds T’Challa, after the death of his father, taking the rightful place as king of the hidden African nation of Wakanda, while also becoming Black Panther. While trying to deal with both of his very important … Continue reading ‘Black Panther’ Review: A Groundbreaking Yet Not Perfect Superhero Film
★★½ While mildly enjoyable as a standalone sci-fi thriller, ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ can’t help but feel like a huge step-down from previous entries of the franchise. The film follows a group of astronauts aboard a space station who, after using a particle accelerator to create energy for Earth, must find a way back home … Continue reading ‘The Cloverfield Paradox’ Review: A Huge Step-Down from Previous Entries
The year finally came to an end a few days ago. It's rare to see a year so filled with quality content like 2017. Not only did several films become instant classics for new generations of film fanatics, it also marked an important step forward for representation of women, african-americans, and several other groups, both … Continue reading The Best Films of 2017
This awards season has probably been the most difficult to predict in years, with no clear frontrunners to point to. Will the path to the Oscars look clearer once tomorrow's show ends? Probably not, since there isn't any actual collusion between HFPA members and Academy members. Let's not forget, the Globes are noticeable for always … Continue reading Golden Globes 2018 Film Predictions: Who Will Emerge as the Winner in Hollywood’s Second Biggest Awards Show?
★★ A few great performances and a good soundtrack ultimately can’t save this bland musical from mediocrity, but at least they tried. Telling the “true” story of famous (infamous?) showman P.T. Barnum, played by Hugh Jackman, as he creates his world-famous circus with the help of his wife (Michelle Williams) and a business partner played … Continue reading ‘The Greates Showman’ Review: An Uneven and Mediocre Musical