George Clooney’s new film, The Midnight Sky, debuts on Netflix starting tomorrow, and it’s a complex, moving, and epic sci-fi adventure with a story that feels especially prescient this year.
I’m not entirely certain what the audience is for the revisionist storybook fantasy Come Away, but I’m certainly happy it exists and that I saw it.
With his feature directorial debut, the Spielbergian family adventure and drama The Water Man, actor David Oyelowo shows that he might have a true knack for big budget blockbuster filmmaking.
Releasing quickly and with sudden fanfare onto Netflix after people had their fill of football last night, the B-movie sci-fi franchise entry The Cloverfield Paradox is an entertaining, if admittedly unexceptional piece of genre fluff.
The suitably moving, polished, and elegantly composed romantic historical drama A United Kingdom reinforces my belief that filmmaker Amma Asante is a still rising talent worth keeping an eye on, even if this follow-up to her resplendent, slept on 2013 effort Belle feels like a bit of an overall letdown.
We catch up with actor David Oyelowo to talk about his portrayal of real life coach Robert Katende in Mira Nair’s film Queen of Katwe, and about the importance of balanced African narratives told by those most familiar with them.