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Friday, June 22, 2018

‘Beirut’ finds itself on crossroads of culture, thrills and sharp sardonic wit

If you haven’t brushed up on your Middle Eastern history, after watching this film you’ll think the Berlin Wall drama will feel like a playground scuffle in comparison. “Beirut” is...

‘Death of Stalin’ makes light of one of the world’s darkest leaders

“Death of Stalin,” directed by Armando Ianucci, is a bombastically hilarious fictional re-telling of how the Soviet Union’s council of high-up political leaders dealt with the void left by...

‘Rampage’ smashes expectations, offers multifaceted popcorn flick fun

So, we got two decent video game movies already this year? 2018’s really shaping up to be a good year for cinema. The summer blockbusters keep coming earlier and earlier...

‘A Quiet Place’ transcends horror and offers uniqueness to a tired genre

Well, this film breaks the streak of real-life couples having no chemistry on-screen. Take that, Ben Afleck and Jennifer Lopez. 'A Quiet Place' is the first and hopefully last collaboration...

‘Blockers’ delivers with utter hilarity

So this is what happens when you take the writer of the “Pitch Perfect” series and have them make a hard R-rated comedy. It’s not the most surprising result...

‘Ready Player One’ feels immersive, but ultimately shallow

According to Ernest Cline, the author of the novel “Ready Player One” and the co-writer of the adapted film, VR devices are a thing of the future. Judging by...

Movie review: Marvel Studios finds creative masterstroke in “Black Panther”

Cleveland, Ohio — It’s one of the highest rated superhero films of all time, already shattering box office records and even racial barriers in the process. But does it deserve...

“Fifty Shades” Finale Only Satisfies on a Surface Level

Cleveland, Ohio -- For a series that was always meant for the people who think that chicken doesn’t require seasoning and that ‘spicing it up in the bedroom’ was...

“Call Me by Your Name” — A Special Type of Relationship That Is...

Cleveland, Ohio -- This discourse surrounding the movie “Call Me by Your Name”, based on the novel by André Aciman, has almost always centered on its gay-ness. It is...

Movie review: ‘Phantom Thread’ puts strong cap on Daniel Day Lewis’ career

Cleveland, Ohio -- “Phantom Thread,” directed by Paul Thomas Anderson, tells the story of a renowned dressmaker in 1950’s London named Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day Lewis). Woodcock designs and makes...