It took 76 years to get here, but Diana Prince's live-action film has something new to say.
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Critics of all stripes love analogies. We use them, too often and crutch-like, for rhetorical support. A waggish film critic once, in jest, took the practice to its logical extreme and called Citizen Kane, “the Citizen Kane of movies.” Well-deserved mockery aside, certain monuments tower high... Continue reading
It’s hard not to wish there were more Lynne Ramsay movies, period. The Scottish filmmaker responsible for modern masterpieces Ratcatcher and Morvern Callar takes extended breaks between films, partially of her own accord, partially due to development debacles. (Her last slated film, Jane Got a Gun, got especially hairy, and ... More »
Director Trey Edward Shults crafts a unique terror ride with the excellent summer horror movie It Comes at Night.
Get Out released this week on Blu-ray & DVD and it’s a movie you must see if you haven’t already. Jordan Peele established himself as a innovative comedian alongside Keegan-Michael Key with their show Key & Peele and last year’s movie Keanu. Show More Summary
Here are two objective and related truths about the new Baywatch movie: (1) It is bad; and (2) Zac Efron is too swoll.I’ll leave it to New York’s David Edelstein to tackle the first statement in his review, but as for the second, I feel qualified enough to tell you ... More »
Better late than never. The Dallas Morning News has apologized for a critical typo it made 40 years ago, when “Star Wars” was first released in movie theaters: “Our review of the original Star Wars, which appeared in The Dallas Morning...Show More Summary
It’s been 20 years since the Buena Vista Social Club album made Cuban music a crossover sensation in the U.S. (for the first time since the ’50s), and 18 years since Wim Wenders’ documentary of the same title played in theaters. What’s...Show More Summary
If the recent, already forgotten Internet meme of the rotting corpse of an unidentified giant sea creature came back miraculously to zombified half-life, it would like, sound, not to mention smell like Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth overlong, over-directed, over-everything entry no one seems to want or care about […]
If Prometheus was supposed to be the planting of the seed, well, Covenant is that seed blossoming into a pretty flower. In the case of the movie, nothing is pretty, it’s scary and creepy, but very entertaining and intriguing. Prometheus was half the movie this is. Show More Summary
The Dinner is a really awesome movie that’s currently playing in theaters, but isn’t garnering the attention that it should. I previously covered it on here in my spring movie review and in my movies of the week. It is running in select theaters right now. I highly encourage you to... [Read More] The post Movie Alert! appeared first on The Movie Blog.
The nicest thing one can say about David Michôd’s maladroit, Netflix-produced Afghan War satire War Machine is that despite the high statistical likelihood of its existence (A-list star, bestselling source material, obvious political angle, semi-established writer-director), nothing in the movie suggests that it was made to please anyone. Show More Summary
While, this film might not be ideal for date night, it is a movie that cinephiles should not miss. This film is exquisite and poetic. It’s brilliant filmmaking from a fabulous up-and-coming artist. Read the full article on AICN For those in creative fields, such as filmmaking, work can be cathartic. Show More Summary
When Injustice: Gods Among Us released back in 2013, it quickly became an unexpected gem of the fighting genre. In the movies, all a superhero sequel really needs is some new costumes, a bigger roster of characters and a narrative with even bigger stakes on the line. But does that...
Ahead of its 30th anniversary, Emile Ardolino’s Dirty Dancing is getting its second adaptation in nearly the same amount of time. The first was an ill-conceived 1988-89 TV series from CBS, which replaced Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey with Patrick Cassidy and Melora Hardin. Show More Summary
Nobody cares about Baywatch. With the exception of David Hasselhoff, Eastern European villages where it still runs in syndication, or Yasmine Bleeth’s lawyer, no one particularly harbors a lingering appreciation for the series that nevertheless...Show More Summary
Plot is never the best part of a Pirates Of The Caribbean movie. It’s always some mumbo jumbo about maritime curses, lost treasure, and seafaring ghosts—and Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the fifth entry in this long-running series adapted from a Disneyland ride, is in no way different. Show More Summary
ABC's musical version of the classic 1987 movie Dirty Dancing will soon make its primetime debut, and it's a fun way to kick off the summer TV schedule, although movie fans may find it lacking.
In Naomi Kawase’s gentle, thoughtful story, a photographer with deteriorating eyesight meets a woman who writes audio descriptions for the visually impaired Naomi Kawase’s delicate movie Radiance lowers its eyes humbly in the presence...Show More Summary