‘Halloween’ Review: A Satisfying Yet Imperfect Return for the Franchise

★★★ Halloween is mostly a success, delivering the franchise’s best sequel yet — even if it doesn’t really mean much. 40 years after the events of the first film and wiping everything that came in between the two films, ‘Halloween’ finds Laurie Strode, after her traumatic experience, living in exile preparing for the day Michael … Continue reading ‘Halloween’ Review: A Satisfying Yet Imperfect Return for the Franchise

‘A Star is Born’ Review: An Incredibly Powerful Update to the Classic

★★★★½ Impeccably directed and superbly acted, this third remake of ‘A Star is Born’ shines as the best yet. After Jackson Maine, a famous country singer, encounters a bar singer named Ally and quickly falls in love, a tale of love throughout the years is followed, filled with themes of fame, jealousness, and power. If … Continue reading ‘A Star is Born’ Review: An Incredibly Powerful Update to the Classic

Venom Review: A Deeply Flawed, Ridiculously Fun Ride

★★½ Venom is a flawed and over-the-top movie that is entertaining enough to justify its existence. While investigating a dangerous experiment, Eddie Brock, a journalist, merges his body with the alien Venom — leaving him with superhuman strength and power. Twisted, dark and fueled by rage, Venom tries to control the new and dangerous abilities … Continue reading Venom Review: A Deeply Flawed, Ridiculously Fun Ride