Review: Turning Red

Turning Red (2022) Director: Domee Shi Writers: Julia Cho and Domee Shi Starring: Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Ava Morse, Hyein Park, Maitreyi Ramakrishnan, Orion Lee, Wai Ching Ho, Tristan Allerick Chen, and James Hong Review: Real talk. Do we even need reviews for Pixar movies anymore? Like, is there anybody on the fence for whether …

Review: The Batman

The Batman (2022) Director: Matt Reeves Writers: Matt Reeves and Peter Craig Starring: Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright, John Turturro, Peter Sarsgaard, Andy Serkis, and Colin Farrell Review: I’m going to be fully honest with you here. Up until the reviews started rolling in, I was not super excited for The Batman. …

Review: Cyrano

Cyrano (2022) Director: Joe Wright Writer: Erica Schmidt Starring: Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kevin Harrison Jr, and Ben Mendelsohn Review: Man, I wish I had a Cyrano to write up my reviews. He’s so elegant and witty and I, while not completely unskilled, am not. I write in very plain English about the movies that …

Review: Uncharted

Uncharted (2022) Director: Ruben Fleischer Writers: Rafe Lee Judkins, Art Marcum, Matt Holloway, Jon Hanley Rosenberg, and Mark D. Walker Starring: Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg, Sophia Ali, Tati Gabrielle, and Antonio Banderas Review: Ok. Let’s do a bit of table setting before we get into this review. I’m not going to claim to be much …

Review: Death on the Nile

Death on the Nile (2022) Director: Kenneth Branagh Writer: Michael Green Starring: Tom Bateman, Annette Bening, Kenneth Branagh, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders, and Letitia Wright Review: Who doesn’t like a good murder mystery? And, for over a hundred years now, it’s …

Review: Moonfall

Moonfall (2022) Director: Roland Emmerich Writers: Roland Emmerich, Harald Kloser, and Spenser Cohen Starring: Halle Berry, Patrick Wilson, John Bradley, Michael Pena, Charlie Plummer, Kelly Yu, and Donald Sutherland Review: Roland Emmerich made headlines earlier this week when he said that he believes Marvel and Star Wars movies are ruining cinema. Well, in my opinion, …

Review: The Fallout

The Fallout (2022) Director: Megan Park Writer: Megan Park Starring: Jenna Ortega, Maddie Ziegler, Julie Bowen, John Ortiz, Niles Finch, Will Ropp, and Shailene Woodley Review: The Fallout is a very difficult movie to watch. From one of its first terrifying image of three teenagers hiding in a single bathroom stall from a school shooter …

Review: The King’s Daughter

The King’s Daughter (2022) Director: Sean McNamara Writers: Barry Berman and James Schamus Starring: Pierce Brosnan, Kaya Scodelario, Benjamin Walker, William Hurt, Rachel Griffiths, and Fan Bingbing Review: Honestly, did this movie ever even have a shot? First of all, in an age of delayed movies, this one takes the cake. Shooting on this ended …

Review: Scream

Scream (2022) Directors: Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett Writers: James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick Starring: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Melissa Barrera, Jenna Ortega, Jack Quaid, Dylan Minnette, Mason Godding, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Mikey Madison, Sonia Ben Ammar, and Marley Shelton Review: Full disclosure, as of last weekend, I had only seen one Scream …

Review: The 355

The 355 (2022) Director: Simon Kinberg Writers: Theresa Rebeck and Simon Kinberg Starring: Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Fan Bingbing, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong’o, Edgar Ramirez, and Sebastian Stan Review: This might be the saddest kind of movie, to be honest. Because The 355 has so much going for it, but completely fails to live up …