Film Review: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

★★★★★ Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio has been in the works for so long that I can barely fathom its release is finally imminent. Containing all the stunning beauty that only stop-motion animation can bring, this version of Pinocchio is dark, disturbing, and deeply moving. I have not felt this strongly amount a stop-motion movie since … Continue reading Film Review: Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

Film Review: The People We Hate at the Wedding

★★★★ Who doesn’t love a good dysfunctional family comedy? The People We Hate at the Wedding comes gifted at a perfect time of year, just before Thanksgiving and well in advance of the commercialized inundation of Christmastime. Bringing together an ensemble of excellent actors, I was instantly drawn in by their chemistry with one another. … Continue reading Film Review: The People We Hate at the Wedding

Film Review: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

★★★★★ Rian Johnson’s Knives Out is a standout amongst the rest of his filmography. An easily franchise-able murder-mystery in the style of Agatha Christie and the old-school whodunnit, Knives Out is unique in that it can carry over Daniel Craig’s bumbling genius of a detective Benoit Blanc into any given scenario. This time around, gone … Continue reading Film Review: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery