Saturday, December 15, 2018

Movie Review: “A Simple Favor”

I was with it, until I wasn’t. At its best, “A Simple Favor,” a pop mystery directed by comedy auteur Paul Feig, is as compulsively...

Movie Review: “Kin”

Touting the production company it shares with “Stranger Things,” the makers of “Kin” are hoping its association to the Netflix megahit will attract a...

Movie Review: “The Happytime Murders”

Film noir, the literary and cinematic genre of crime, sex and shadows that flourished in the aftermath of the Great Depression, has already been...

Miami Producer Brings “The Little Mermaid” to Life

We've all grown up with the animated Disney film "The Little Mermaid," and on Friday a Miami producer will be bringing it to life. Armando...

Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” Tackles Race One Year After Charlottesville

Spike Lee is one of the most unique directors of our time—he has a certain way to tell a story that resonates over the...

Movie Review: “The Meg”

“There’s something outside the ship!” So begins the submersible thriller “The Meg,” a schlocky but mostly self-aware man vs. beast blockbuster whose villain is a...

Movie Review: “Mission: Impossible—Fallout”

It must be exhausting to be Ethan Hunt, the secret agent man played by an ageless Tom Cruise for, now, six films in the...

Movie Reviews: “Leave No Trace,” “Skyscraper”

In 2010, director Debra Granik’s astonishing second feature, “Winter’s Bone,” put her on the international map and more than a few critics’ top 10...

Movie Review: “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom”

“Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” opens underwater, as two intrepid contractors patrol a submersible in the depths of the Pacific Ocean. It’s eerie, it’s silent,...

Movie Review: “The Seagull” May Have Its Best Film Adaptation Yet

Given how rarely the plays of Anton Chekhov are produced by South Florida theatre companies, it’s as typical as it is unfortunate that I’ve...
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