Don’t hope for too much of an explanation as to what might be happening in I’m Thinking of Ending Things. This isn’t that type of movie. Nor is it a work of avant garde cinema that allows viewers to draw their own conclusions.
The faith based drama Fatima is the kind of slight misfire that could’ve been a lot better if it had a couple of major tweaks and a little bit more money behind it.
An inspired and nostalgic blast of fun at a time in human history when genuine amusement is in direly short supply, the long gestating sequel Bill & Ted Face the Music nicely balances fan expectations, progressiveness, gentility, and melancholy to create the ultimate in 2020 cinematic comfort food.
A thoughtful, entertaining, uplifting, and heartbreaking blending of the silly and sublime, directors David Darg and Price James’ documentary You Cannot Kill David Arquette revolves around a “sport” not many outside of its most ardent and vocal fans think about on a regular basis and an actor who has a similar reputation.
More dynamic and dense than anything else in his back catalogue, yet familiar in tone and appearance, filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s latest effort, Tenet, will leave his legions of ardent admirers pleasantly satiated, while probably leaving just as many people scratching their heads in bewilderment.
Packed with nifty and elaborate narrative flourishes, the twisty Canadian thriller and psychodrama The Oak Room wears its various influences proudly on its flannel sleeves and to great effect.
Ava is one of the most generic action films in recent memory, ripping off countless better assassin thrillers wholesale and giving nothing back in return.
A decent, but unexceptional primer on the life and works of one of the most exalted American authors of the 20th century, Flannery follows a boilerplate documentary template of talking heads and narrated selections from the CV of its subject to offer up the kind of film that’s best viewed as a basic educational lesson.
The Toronto International Film Festival announced ticket details and screening venues for TIFF 2020 today, and while it’s a dramatic shift from previous years, the annual celebration of cinema continues.
The powerful and timely feature documentary film Don’t Be Nice from Radio Drama Network is now available on DVD and will be available on Apple TV, On Demand, and EST/TVOD everywhere on July 21st. The acclaimed film follows a New York City team of young African American, Afro-Hispanic, and queer slam poets as they fight to find the words to speak their truths to a nation awakening in Black Lives Matter protest and on the brink of a general election.