Review: Cold War

We follow the tumultuous relationship between two musicians in postwar Europe in Cold War. In 1949 Poland, jazz-loving pianist Wiktor Warski (Tomasz Kot) is forced to play into the communist propaganda machine and audition traditional folk musicians, as part of state-sponsored project. During the auditions, Wiktor finds himself immediately enamored by Zuzanna “Zula” Lichoń (Joanna Kulig), […]

Review: Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

A planned music festival turns into a complete disaster in Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened. Billy McFarland was a New York based entrepreneur, who co-founded the music booking app Fyre, along with rapper Ja Rule. As a way to promote the app, McFarland decides to host a music festival on an island in the Bahamas and creates a promotional […]

Review: Vice

Director Adam McKay (The Big Short) directs a satirical biography about former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney in Vice. Dick Cheney (Christian Bale) began his political career in 1969, working as an intern in the Nixon administration, working under economic administrator Donald Rumsfeld (Steve Carell), with Cheney later becoming Chief of Staff for Gerald Ford and Secretary […]

Review: Bohemian Rhapsody

The story of Freddy Mercury and Queen is told in Bohemian Rhapsody. In 1970, Farrokh Bulsara (Rami Malek), an Indian-British Parsi college student, is hired by Brian May (Gwilym Lee) and Roger Taylor (Ben Hardy) to be the new lead singer of their band Smile, adopting the new name of Freddie Mercury. Along with bassist John […]

Review: Hal

The career of filmmaker Hal Ashby is revisited in Hal. Beginning his film career as film editor, which included winning an Oscar for his friend Norman Jewison’s 1967 film In the Heat of the Night, Hal Ashby began his directorial career with the racially charged drama The Landlord in 1970. He followed this up with the controversial cult romance Harold and Maude in […]

Review: Glass

M. Night Shyamalan returns to the world of Unbreakable two decades later in Glass. For the past 19 years, David Dunn (Bruce Willis) has been working as a vigilante superhero the media has nicknamed “The Overseer.” With the help of his son Joseph (Spencer Treat Clark), David has been tracking down Kevin Wendell Crumb (James […]

Review: The Wife

The wife of a famous author silently suffers after he wins a Nobel prize in The Wife. Joan Castleman (Glenn Close) is a woman married to acclaimed author Joe Castleman (Jonathan Pryce), who receives a call one morning saying that he has won the Nobel prize in literature. Initially Joan seems ecstatic about her husband’s accomplishment, […]

Review: Bird Box

A woman and her two children try to survive in the aftermath of an extinction level event in Bird Box. Malorie (Sandra Bullock) sets off on a dangerous journey downriver, accompanied by her two child simply named “Boy” (Julian Edwards) and “Girl” (Vivien Lyra Blair). Five years previous to this, a pregnant Malorie was at the […]

Review: Free Solo

One of the world’s most acclaimed rock climbers attempts his most perilous challenge in Free Solo. Alex Honnold is an acclaimed rock climber, who has gained notoriety for his success at free solo climbing, where he does not wear any safety gear. Alex decides that the time has come to face his biggest challenge of free […]

Review: Bumblebee

The origin of the young Autobot’s arrival on Earth is told in Bumblebee. As war rages on the planet of Cybertron between the Decepticons and the Autobot resistance lead by Optimus Prime (Peter Cullen). With the Autobots on the verge of losing, Optimus sends young Autobot B-127 (Dylan O’Brien) to Earth. However, upon arrival B […]