Movie reviews and Cinefest showtimes.
It’s that time of year again, folks. It’s the Oscars’ 89th year of in-house ass slapping, so by some mysterious transient property, we must all now reflect on what Hollywood deems the most important movies […]
With Valentine’s Day on our doorstep, it’s important to remind ourselves that “elegance” stops at the romantic dinner and chocolate boxes. No matter how suave we think we are, we’re all kinda grody in the […]
Grade: C- Verdict: “Split” has some effective tension, but largely passes up on opportunities to up the ante. This movie isn’t, uhm, good? But we’re dealing with M. Night Shyamalan, so who really cares about […]
Grade: A- Verdict: “Silence” isn’t superbly crafted, hindered by unnecessary length and bloat, but its ideas about religion and faith make up for it all, and more. At first glance, “Silence” may seem like an […]
Disney’s new animated feature tells the story of Moana, a beautiful young woman with a fierce love for her heritage, but also for adventure beyond her island. The story centers around Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) and […]
Grade: C Verdict: Bubbling with empathy and richness, August Wilson’s play maintains its humanity despite iffy filmmaking choices. As far as I can tell, “Fences” is a great play. August Wilson has written a moving, […]
“La La Land” is proof that youthful ambitions paired with old Hollywood charm and musicality is a match made in heaven. Throughout the film we have characters using iPhones in a setting with people driving […]