Tag: Movie Review

‘Blonde’ bombs due to director’s bravado

When you hear that there’s a new movie about Marilyn Monroe, you’d probably expect it to be a biopic. That wouldn’t be an unreasonable guess given the popularity of biopics in recent years. Netflix’s new film “Blonde,” released on Sept. 28, is not a biopic though. It’s a fictionalized account […]

“Do Revenge” does teen movies justice

Netflix is no stranger to teen movies, but many of their attempts have gained notoriety for the bad acting, stilted dialogue and cheesy storylines. With movies like “The Kissing Booth” in 2018, “Tall Girl” in 2019 and their ever-multiplying sequels, genuinely compelling Netflix teen movies seem to be few and […]

“Don’t Worry Darling” sags despite dramatics

Being at the forefront of Hollywood gossip since its announcement in late 2020, “Don’t Worry Darling” finally hit theaters on Friday, Sept. 26, and its attention has only grown – not necessarily for the better. The romantic thriller is actress and director Olivia Wilde’s sophomore film, following her successful 2019 […]

Does Zack Snyder’s “Justice League” live up to the hype?

Photo courtesy of AntMan3001, Flickr “Zack Snyder’s Justice League,” also known as the “Snyder Cut,” is the long-awaited director’s cut of the original “Justice League” film, originally released in 2017. This director’s cut restores Zack Snyder’s original vision for the film, utilizing unused footage, storylines, characters and designs that were […]

“Nomadland” leaves audience at loss for words

Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore, Wikipedia If any fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe are already excited about the upcoming film “The Eternals,” directed by the incredible Chloé Zhao, then they need to watch her latest project “Nomadland,” which can be found on Hulu or in select movie theaters.  Written, directed […]