Review: Swallow

Swallow (2020) Director: Carlo Mirabella-Davis Writer: Carlo Mirabella-Davis Starring: Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Elizabeth Marvel, David Rasche, and Denis O’Hare Plot: An underappreciated housewife starts swallowing random objects as an act of rebellion against her controlling family.  Review: Honestly, this review is going to be kind of short on purpose. It’s not that I don’t […]

Review: Greyhound

Greyhound (2020) Director: Aaron Schneider  Writer: Tom Hanks Starring: Tom Hanks, Stephen Graham, Rob Morgan, and Elisabeth Shue Plot: In the early days of WII, a first-time captain must lead a convoy across the Atlantic ocean, while being attacked by German submarines.  Review: When I wrote up a post recently about Scott Pilgrim vs. the […]

Review: The Old Guard

The Old Guard (2020) Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Writer: Greg Rucka Starring: Charlize Theron, Kiki Layne, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling, Veronica Ngo, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Chiwetel Ejiofor Plot: A group of immortal mercenaries is hunted down by a pharmaceutical company looking to forcibly take advantage of their healing abilities.  Review: If you’ve been following […]

Review: Palm Springs

Palm Springs (2020) Director: Max Barbakow Writer: Andy Siara Starring: Andy Samberg, Cristin Milloti, Peter Gallagher, and J.K. Simmons Plot: A man and a woman are stuck in a time loop taking place on her sister’s wedding day. Review: So, here’s the thing. I saw Palm Springs about a week ago. I enjoyed it. I […]

Review: Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Never Rarely Sometimes Always (2020) Director: Eliza Hittman Writer: Eliza Hittman Starring: Sidney Flanigan, Talia Ryder, Theodore Pellerin, Ryan Eggold, and Sharon Van Etten Plot: A teenage girl and her cousin travel to New York City so she can get an abortion without parental consent. Review: You know what? Sometimes movie watching can be a […]

Review: Guns Akimbo

Guns Akimbo (2020) Director: Jason Lei Howden Writer: Jason Lei Howden Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Samara Weaving, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Ned Dennehy, Grant Bowler, Edwin Wright, and Rhys Darby Plot: An internet troll finds himself forced to participate in a killing based reality show.  Review: I’m gonna be honest. I didn’t know how to start off […]

Review: The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds (2020) Director: Michael Showalter Writers: Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall, and Martin Gero Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Issa Rae, Paul Sparks, Anna Camp, and Kyle Bornheimer Plot: A recently broken up couple finds themselves trying to solve a murder before it can be pinned on them.  Review: The Lovebirds was one of the movies I […]

Review: Bad Education

Bad Education (2020) Director: Cory Finley Writer: Mike Makowsky Starring: Hugh Jackman, Allison Janney, Geraldine Viswanathan, Alex Wolff, Rafael Casal, Stephen Spinella, Annaleigh Ashford, and Ray Romano Plot: A couple of high ranking school officials are brought down when it’s discovered that they’ve stolen huge sums of money from the budget.  Review: The best way […]

Review: Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (2020) Director: David Dobkin Writers: Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele Starring: Will Ferrell, Rachel McAdams, Dan Stevens, Melissanthi Mahut, Mikael Persbrandt, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Graham Norton, Demi Lovato, and Pierce Brosnan Plot: A less than stellar musical duo is given a shot to represent their country at […]

Review: The Lodge

Directors: Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala Writers: Sergio Casci, Veronika Franz, and Severin Fiala Starring: Riley Keough, Jaeden Martell, Lia McHugh, Alicia Silverstone, and Richard Armitage Plot: A woman with a tragic, cult related past and her soon to be step-children, who don’t like her, are stuck in a cabin together in the dead of […]