Movie Reviews

‘The Sleepless’: Unconventional Rom-Com Ditching the Cliche Love/Hate Sequence for a Meaningful Narrative

For once a rom-com that ditches the overused “first, vengeful; second, become friends; third, more…

‘Without Remorse’ Has a Predictable Plot and Lackluster Writing That Fails to Deliver

Remember that Amazon Alexa commercial with Michael B. Jordan as the speaker for Alexa? So…

The Nuance of Platonic Intimacy and Gender in Nikole Beckwith’s ‘Together Together’

Together Together centers on a budding friendship between Matt (Ed Helms), a single father in…

‘Two Distant Strangers’ Explores the What-Ifs of Racial Inequality

Written by: Stacey Yvonne  Two Distant Strangers is an Oscar-nominated short film written by former…

‘Taking the Fall’: Roland Buck III Shines in His Role as a Beacon of Hope

There are probably more than a handful of moments when people feel trapped in their…

Nobody

‘Nobody’: Bob Odenkirk is the Action Star I Didn’t Know I Needed

There are several middle-aged action stars that come to mind when I’m ready to veg…

SXSW 2021 Review: ‘Fruits of Labor’ is One Girl’s Wish

One of the most moving films in the wide selection of this year’s SXSW Film…

SXSW 2021 Review: Jasmin Savoy Brown Practices with Blood and Gore in ‘Sound of Violence’

Sound of Violence packs a punch. It was a surprising find in this year’s South…

R#J

SXSW 2021 Review: ‘R#J,’ the Reimagined Story for This Generation

SXSW has always and continues to be a festival that brings diverse, creative, and imaginative…

Ludi

SXSW 2021 Review: ‘Ludi’ Explores the Complexities of Living the American Dream

The concept of working hard to achieve your dreams is as American as apple pie.…