Review: The Survivor

The Survivor (2022) Director: Barry Levinson Writer: Justine Juel Gillmer Starring: Ben Foster, Vicky Krieps, Billy Magnussen, Peter Sarsgard, John Leguizamo, and Danny DeVito Review: Ok. Let’s be real. This probably isn’t “the big movie” of the week. After all, Memory is actually hitting theaters, while this is clearly a made-for-tv movie, dozens of which …

Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022) Director: Tom Gormican Writers: Tom Gormican and Kevin Etten Starring: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Sharon Horgan, Ike Barinholtz, Alessandra Mastronardi, Jacob Scipio, Neil Patrick Harris, and Tiffany Haddish Review: In one hundred years of cinema, there’s never been an actor quite like Nicolas Cage. Through his work, one …

Review: Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore

Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022) Director: David Yates Writers: J.K. Rowling and Steve Kloves Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Jude Law, Ezra Miller, Dan Fogler, Alison Sudol, Callum Turner, Jessica Williams, Katherine Waterston, and Mads Mikkelsen Review: Man, remember Harry Potter? Like, early 2010s Harry Potter? Good times. The movies had just wrapped up, putting …

Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 (2022) Director: Jeff Fowler Writers: Pat Casey, Josh Miller, and John Whittington Starring: James Marsden, Ben Schwartz, Tika Sumpter, Natasha Rothwell, Adam Pally, Shemar Moore, Colleen O’Shaughnessey, Lee Majdoub, Idris Elba, and Jim Carrey Review: Hi kids! Did you like the first Sonic the Hedgehog movie? If you’re answer’s yes, then …

Review: Morbius

Morbius (2022) Director: Daniel Espinosa Writers: Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless Starring: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, and Tyrese Gibson Review: Man, fuck Sony! The entire time the Marvel Cinematic Universe has existed, it’s seemed like Sony’s one purpose was to make the inclusion of Spider-Man as difficult as possible. …

Review: X

X (2022) Director: Ti West Writer: Ti West Starring: Mia Goth, Jenna Ortega, Martin Henderson, Brittany Snow, Owen Campbell, Stephen Ure, and Scott Mescudi Review: Determining whether or not you’re going to like X boils down to one simple question. How do you feel about early slasher movies? I’m talking about the classics like Halloween …

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 …