Avengers: Endgame is All Endings

We take on the impossible task of reviewing a movie all about endings without spoiling it.

Widows is a Taut Thriller with a Heart of Cold

Christopher Maher: The premise of Widows is delightfully simple. Harry Rawlings (Liam Neesom) and his gang are killed in a robbery gone wrong. The man they robbed, Jamal Manning (Brian Tyree Henry) wants the money back, but it’s gone, burned to a crisp along with the robbers. So, he turns to the Harry’s widow, Veronica… Continue reading Widows is a Taut Thriller with a Heart of Cold

Darkest Hour

True confession time:  Joe Wright’s 2005 Pride & Prejudice is one of my all-time favorite movies.  I am in love with both Keira Knightley as Elizabeth, and Matthew MacFadyen as Darcy.  Early Rosamund Pike and Jena Malone performances are icing on this extra yummy cookie dough feast. The cinematography, production design and and all-around world… Continue reading Darkest Hour

We Were Both Underwhelmed by “Moonlight,” but Disagree Why

Moonlight is a critical darling and a likely Oscar contender. Sam and Chris discuss the film, the coming-of-age genre, and narrative structure.

Blue Jay is Adorable, Heartbreaking, and Laser-Focused

Blue Jay’s specificity makes for an intimate and relatable romantic drama.

Impossibly Byzantine Corporate Intrigue in Speed Racer

Confused by the plot of Speed Racer? Let us break (some of it) down for you.