Power of Cinema to be celebrated in 23rd Tribeca Film Festival in June

Power of Cinema to be celebrated in 23rd Tribeca Film Festival in June

 World Premieres with Jenna Ortega, Lily Gladstone, Michael Cera, Maya Erskine, Kristen Stewart, Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Mike Birbiglia, Neil Patrick Harris,... Details
‘Civil War’ is a Riveting Nightmare

‘Civil War’ is a Riveting Nightmare

By Alex McPherson Depicting a frightening near-future scenario, Alex Garland’s “Civil War” is a sincere ode to journalists, a chilling warning to take history seriously,... Details
Garland’s ‘Civil War’ Is an Unflinching Look at a Near-Future Dystopian U.S.

Garland’s ‘Civil War’ Is an Unflinching Look at a Near-Future Dystopian U.S.

By Lynn Venhaus Unrelentingly grim, the harrowing action film “Civil War” is a provocative look at a nightmarish “What If?” scenario -- and claims to... Details
‘Monkey Man’ Is Dev Patel’s Emotional Hyper Violent Directing Debut

‘Monkey Man’ Is Dev Patel’s Emotional Hyper Violent Directing Debut

By Alex McPherson Bone-crunchingly violent and layered with social commentary, director Dev Patel’s “Monkey Man” is an action thriller that packs a real punch, in... Details
Movie List Monday: 20 Favorite Baseball Movies

Movie List Monday: 20 Favorite Baseball Movies

By Lynn Venhaus In the words of Roy Hobbs, "God, I love baseball." Now that the season has started and the Cardinals home opener is... Details
‘Cabrini’ Biopic Illuminates the Nun’s Vast ‘Empire of Hope’ Efforts

‘Cabrini’ Biopic Illuminates the Nun’s Vast ‘Empire of Hope’ Efforts

By Lynn Venhaus Inspiring and empowering, “Cabrini” is a remarkable portrait of the saintly frail and fearless nun who lived the virtues of faith, hope... Details
Vibrant ‘Problemista’ Is a Surreal Story of Art, Friendship and the American Dream

Vibrant ‘Problemista’ Is a Surreal Story of Art, Friendship and the American Dream

By Alex McPherson An ambitious vision bursting with magical-realist style and heart, director Julio Torres’ “Problemista” explores resonant themes of pursuing your dreams, finding unlikely... Details
Unremarkable Remake of ‘Road House’ Devoid of Any Charm

Unremarkable Remake of ‘Road House’ Devoid of Any Charm

By Lynn VenhausI was bored silly by Amazon’s unnecessary, ultraviolent streaming remake of “Road House,” a pale imitation of the original 1989 cheese-fest that starred... Details
Regina King’s ‘Shirley’ Earns CCA Women’s Committee’s SOFEE

Regina King’s ‘Shirley’ Earns CCA Women’s Committee’s SOFEE

The Critics Choice Association (CCA) Women’s Committee is pleased to announce that “Shirley” (Netflix) will receive the Seal of Female Empowerment in Entertainment. Called the “SOFEE,” the... Details
‘Ghostbusters Frozen Empire’ Coasts on Nostalgia But Never Ignites

‘Ghostbusters Frozen Empire’ Coasts on Nostalgia But Never Ignites

By Lynn VenhausA silly and confusing nostalgia-infused stew that suffers from ingredients well past their sell-by dates, “Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire” is an erratic mess of... Details