It took me a bit to get used to this oddly idea, but by the time I sat in the theater I was partially sold on it. All I was thinking was: could a charismatic cast (aided by the star power of Ed Sheeran) and veteran direction from Danny Boyle make this film work?
In an age where most blockbusters aim to entertain at a superficial level, we need more movies that manage to be both big and thought-provoking. Us is an instant classic that is both massively entertaining and deeply inspiring.
2018 was a year full of great movies. It was not until the big-studio fall movies were launched at the Venice and Toronto film festivals back in October that the awards season started crystallizing. For the past few months, many industry insiders and cinephiles have been paying close attention to the usual series of film [...]
Instead of a full fledged article this year, I decided to highlight the top movies of 2018. After watching over 100 films this year I selected these 10 films as the best overall films of the year.
2018 was a fantastic year from cinema. Starting with the great surprise that was Paddington 2 and followed by huge blockbusters like Black Panther and Mission Impossible: Fallout, the year was already great before the festival season began. Here is the list of the best films of 2018...
It seems like Netflix has grown to understand the effort that it takes to campaign a Best Picture contender, and it has an incredible one in its hands. Now we have to wait and see if it pays off...
First Man is both a dizzying spacial spectacle and an intimate take on Neil Armstrong as a man and as a father. Based on the book of the same name by author James R. Hansen, First Man takes us through Armstrong's journey as a pilot and astronaut at NASA (...)
With the start of Venice Film Festival and the premiere of Damien Chazelle's new film First Man, the 2018 Awards Season has officially begun. In the next two months, a series of big film festivals will take place, including Venice, Telluride, Toronto and New York. From now on, you will be hearing about Oscar prospect surprises and disappointments. We are already seeing initial reactions to some of the biggest movies of the year. Read below for some insights about this year's Awards Season...
After a long wait, The Film Society of Lincoln Center finally announced the official main slate selection of the festival, and we couldn't be more excited to attend this year's festival. The main slate features a variety of films including Cannes darlings like Burning, Cold War and Shoplifters (Palme d'Or winner), exciting Sundance debuts such as Wildlife, and exciting premieres such as [...]
Spoiler Alert level: Low - this review will include some details of the movie plot without giving away much of the development of the plot. Mamma Mia goes again, but this time it goes much better. The highly anticipated sequel builds upon the shortcomings of the first film to create a more compelling fairy-tale that [...]