‘A Star is Born’ Review: An Incredibly Powerful Update to the Classic

★★★★★ Impeccably directed and superbly acted, this third remake of ‘A Star is Born’ shines as the best yet. After Jackson Maine, a famous country singer, encounters a bar singer named Ally and quickly falls in love, a tale of love throughout the years is followed, filled with themes of fame, jealousness, and power. If […]

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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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‘Lady Bird’ Review: A Hilarious yet Moving Comedy-Drama

★★★★½ Growing up is the central theme in Greta Gerwig’s directorial debut, Lady Bird, a small in scope but big in heart comedy-drama that hits all the right notes.  The film deals with high school senior Christine “Lady Bird” McPhearson, played by Saoirse Ronan, and her many relationships with friends, romantic interests, and most prominently, […]

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