‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Review

6.5 | FINE Gal Gadot and Chris Pine's chemistry and an excellent score barely save this bloated, bizarre mess from being a complete waste of time. In 'Wonder Woman 1984', Diana Prince lives incognito during the '80s. Now she must gain strength to face off against a mysterious man, Maxwell Lord, and colleague Barbara Ann … Continue reading ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ Review

‘The Mandalorian’ (Season 2) Review (No Spoilers)

8.5 | GREAT 'The Mandalorian' might not be perfect. Still, its engaging story and captivating characters make the series some of the best Star Wars content since probably, the original trilogy of films. In season 2, Mando and Baby Yoda continue their adventures through the galaxy, meeting new friends and foes along the way. When … Continue reading ‘The Mandalorian’ (Season 2) Review (No Spoilers)

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review

★★★ ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ comes close to being worthy of praise. Still, its unsympathetic protagonist and sketchy message ultimately undermine a film carried by two outstanding performances by Glenn Close and Amy Adams. ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ an adaptation of the book of the same name, tells the story of J.D. Vance’s upbringing, from his troubled childhood to … Continue reading ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review

‘Tenet’ Review

★★★★½ Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' is an incredible action thriller full of dazzling set pieces, incredible performances, and a mind-blowing story to go along with it. The Protagonist (John David Washington) embarks on a dangerous mission to prevent a worldwide catastrophe. After achieving legendary status in Hollywood with his trademark cerebral blockbusters like The Dark Knight, … Continue reading ‘Tenet’ Review

‘Glass’ Review: Shyamalan’s Conclusion to his Trilogy is a Mixed Bag

★★★ M Night Shyamalan’s culmination to his surprising trilogy is smart and inventive at its best, but an overstuffed and disappointing ending almost brings the film down. 19 years after 'Unbreakable', David Dunn finally finds a super-human rival in “The Horde”. When they both are captured and put into a mental facility, a questionable psychiatrist … Continue reading ‘Glass’ Review: Shyamalan’s Conclusion to his Trilogy is a Mixed Bag

Sharp Objects: Series Finale Review and Analysis

★★★★★ **SPOILERS AHEAD** Jean Marc Valle’s second HBO series, Sharp Objects, based upon the novel by Gillian Flynn, manages to overcome Big Little Lies with a meticulous and brilliantly-crafted psychological thriller that will certainly leave a mark in pop culture thanks to its fittingly shocking and abrupt twist ending. After several episodes leading to the … Continue reading Sharp Objects: Series Finale Review and Analysis