A movie about Priscilla Presley, Priscilla, arrives in theaters just over a year and change after an Elvis Presley biopic was released. After last year’s film, it’s inevitable that someone is going to splice together an edit out of both movies. It’s pretty common for a year to have two different disaster thrillers about the same disaster. This instance is different in that it’s not a disaster thriller. Nor is this film coming out the…"Priscilla: The Other Half of Elvis"
How It Ends is the existential comedy-drama (mostly comedy) filmed during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic that I didn’t know I needed. Liza (Zoe Lister-Jones) is on a mission to get to a party before the end of the world. Joining her for the day is her younger self (Cailee Spaeny). Because it is the last day on the planet, people can see her younger self. This film takes place in some sort of metaphysical reality…"Sundance 2021: How It Ends"
The spotlight is on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in On the Basis of Sex as the future justice begins her fight against gender discrimination. A lot of what gets covered in this film was also covered in the Solzy Award-winning documentary, RBG. This makes so much of the film feel rather redundant to say the least. I won’t lie in that I questioned why would someone want to watch a biopic when one…"On the Basis of Sex: A Conventional Biopic At Best"
Pacific Rim Uprising isn’t able to bring the excitement that the first installment of the Pacific Rim franchise did upon release a few years. It’s ten years after the events of Pacific Rim and Jake Pentecost (John Boyega), the son of the legendary Stacker Pentecost (Idris Elba) has left Jaeger program. He isn’t in the best of places when the film starts out. It’s after he discovers Amara Namani (Cailee Spaeny) and her built-from-scratch Jaeger that…"Pacific Rim Uprising – This Just Happened?!?"