Review: If Beale Street Could Talk

A young Harlem couple’s romance is altered when one of them is falsely imprisoned in If Beale Street Could Talk. Childhood friends Clementine “Tish” Rivers (KiKi Layne) and Alonzo “Fonny” Hunt (Stephan James) begin a passionate romance with each other, with is uprooted when Fonny is jailed after being falsely accused of rape. With Tish pregnant with Fonny’s child, […]

Review: Best F(r)iends Vol 1 & 2

Greg Sestero and Tommy Wiseau reunite in Best F(r)iends. Jon Kortina (Sestero) is a homeless drifter in Los Angeles, who is taken in my eccentric mortician Harvey Lewis (Wiseau), who makes Jon an assistant at his mortuary. After discovering that Harvey has a mass collection of gold fillings collected by corpses, Jon comes up with a […]

Review: Aquaman

The deep sea superhero sets out to claim his rightful place as king of Atlantis in Aquaman. Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) is an Atlantian half-breed born as a result of a forbidden union between lighthouse keeper Tom Curry (Temuera Morrison) and Queen Atlanna (Nicole Kidman). One day, Arthur is approached by Princess Mera (Amber Heard) to come to […]

Review: On the Basis of Sex

The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her fight against sexual discrimination is told in On the Basis of Sex. In 1956, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jones) was one of only nine women enrolled in the Harvard Law School, which she attended at the same time as her husband Marty (Armie Hammer). Fast forward to 1970 […]

Review: Welcome to Marwen

An artist creates a fictional World War II town to help with his recovery from a brutal attack in Welcome to Marwen. Mark Hogancamp (Steve Carell) is an artist suffering from severe PTSD following a brutal attack outside a bar, where he was beaten within an inch of his life. As part of his recovery efforts, Mark […]

Review: Mortal Engines

A vengeful assassin and a historian try to stop a war in Mortal Engines. It only took sixty minutes for humanity to be on the edge of extinction. In a world devastated by war, the remaining human population has been divided between those who live on mobile traction cities and those who choose to remain on […]

Review: Mary Queen of Scots

The Queen of Scotland fights for her claim to the British crowd in Mary Queen of Scots. After a number of years as the Queen of France, the recently widowed Mary Stuart (Saoirse Ronan) returns home to Scotland and stakes her claims as the heir of the British throne, currently held by Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie). […]

Review: The Favourite

Two women compete for the affections of the Queen in The Favourite. In 1708 Great Britain, Queen Anne (Olivia Colman) sits on the throne, while the country is at war with France. Suffering from health problems, Anne leaves the bulk of the actual ruling to her faithful adviser Sarah Churchill (Rachel Weisz), who makes all the important […]

Review: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Multiple iterations of the webcrawler team up in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) is an awkward teenager from Brooklyn, who has uneasy relationship with his police officer father Jefferson (Brian Tyree Henry). While spray-painting with his Uncle Aaron (Mahershala Ali), Miles is bitten by a spider and gains powers similar to that of Spider-Man […]

Review: Creed II

Adonis Creed faces his biggest challenge in Creed II. Under the tutelage of Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan) has been on a winning streak over the past three years, which peaks with him winning the Heavyweight Title from Danny “Stuntman” Wheeler (Andre Ward). However, soon after the big win, Creed is challenged by […]