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 [...]
Review: Mission Impossible – Fallout
Mission Impossible: Fallout is the sixth film in the Mission Impossible franchise, and it is impossibly good. It is rare that a franchise this long is able to surpass itself with every installment, but Fallout proves that summer blockbusters can be both fun and great by giving us the best film in the franchise. It is a film that shares some of the strengths of recent action greats such as Mad Max: Fury Road and Sicario, while staying true to the Mission Impossible series.
Festival Spotlight: IFFBOSTON
Boston has a great independent film scene and IFFboston is your best way to engage with it.
Best Films of 2018 – so far
It is already July so that means it is time to look back at all the great films we have already seen this year. 2018 is looking particularly strong with some early year surprises and some big summer blockbusters under its belt. My top films of 2018 (so far) are...
Best of Seattle International Film Festival 2018
Now that SIFF is over, here are five of our favorite films of the festival. Many of SIFF films are released soon after the festival or end up on streaming sites later in the year, so keep an eye open for these ones.
SIFF Spotlight: Sorry to Bother You
This is a (spoiler free) capsule review for Sorry To Bother You, which screened at SIFF 2018. Boots Riley's debut feature film, Sorry to Bother You, is unapologetic and euphoric. Riley tells a story unlike any other. Sorry to Bother You is comedic, satirical, and eventually bonkers. The film presents the story of Cassius Green, [...]
February: our movie picks
This month of the year might have the worst reputation when it comes to movie releases. It comes right after awards season (November through January), and before big summer releases. It is a time of the year known for being slow and where studios tend to dump whatever else they have in store. But, this year, we have gotten some delightful surprises coming. In particular, Black Panther and Annihilation.
Oscar’s nominations 2018: Who gets in
The Oscar's are once again approaching rapidly. Ballots were turned in this past January 12th and nominations will finally be out tomorrow morning. Stream it online at 8:20AM ET on the Oscar's official YouTube channel. This year is as competitive as any recent year with many movies, directors, actors and actresses competing neck to neck [...]
Golden Globes 2018: Winners and Surprises.
The Golden Globes are unpredictable, but that is part of the fun. The most nominated film of the night (The Shape of Water) took home one Globe (Best Director). In this article we are going to present the results and discuss what this means going forward in this awards season. Best Motion Picture - Drama [...]
Have you ever wondered how your life would be if you were irreversibly miniaturized to be five inches tall in order to help solve the overpopulation problem? Well, me neither, but that is the idea behind Downsizing (read more...)