Film Review: I Care A Lot

★★★★★ If you thought Rosamund Pike couldn’t get any crazier after her completely unhinged performance in 2014’s Gone Girl, think again. I Care a Lot is my favorite film I’ve seen from Pike’s filmography, a dark and gutsy cat-and-mouse thriller where the leverage is our healthcare system itself. The commentary never feels heavy-handed or exploitative, … Continue reading Film Review: I Care A Lot

Film Review: Take Me To Tarzana

★★★ The feature film debut of director Maceo Greenberg, Take Me To Tarzana is wildly uneven and at times laugh-out-loud hilarious. A dead guy’s dildo, a dancing stoned monkey, a Tarzan-obsessed baddie, and a logistically impossible sex scene are clear highlights. The core trio of whistleblowers - played by Andrew Creer, Samantha Robinson, and Jonathan … Continue reading Film Review: Take Me To Tarzana

Film Review: To All The Boys: Always and Forever

★★★ As the third film in an admittedly pretty great Netflix romantic comedy trilogy, To All The Boys: Always and Forever does a good job of bringing things full circle and providing an ending for our characters while still leaving the door slightly ajar in case they want to continue this series in the future. … Continue reading Film Review: To All The Boys: Always and Forever

Early Screening: Judas and The Black Messiah

★★★★ I see another Oscar nomination in Daniel Kaluuya's future. Fred Hampton is just the right meaty role for the budding actor to bite his teeth into, full of passion and vitality. This film, though, gives us not one but two fantastic central performances because LaKeith Stanfield is nearly just as good. His character being … Continue reading Early Screening: Judas and The Black Messiah