James Gunn brings his signature brand to Peacemaker in the same way that he did to both The Suicide Squad and Guardians of the Galaxy. The Suicide Squad is one of the funniest films to come from DC to date. As such, Peacemaker comes with high expectations to follow through with the same success. If you enjoyed the film, you’re going to enjoy the series. But before I dive into the series, I have to…"Peacemaker Is On Brand For James Gunn"
Eat Wheaties!, starring Tony Hale, is a cringe-comedy and has all the necessary ingredients to become a new comedy classic. I cringed throughout this entire film. True, it’s a cringe-comedy but it’s not an anxiety-inducing comedy. The gist of the film is that Sid Straw (Tony Hale) is asked to co-chair the University of Pennsylvania west coast college reunion. Unfortunately for him, he also gets recruited to join Facebook. All the reunion planning is taking…"Eat Wheaties! Is A Cringe Classic In The Making"
The Day Shall Come may be a thrilling satirical look at America’s law enforcement community but it just might leave viewers angry. Set in Miami, Moses Al Shabaz (Marchánt Davis) runs The Star of Six Farm with his wife Venus (Danielle Brooks). Shabaz has big dreams ahead for the mission including overthrowing the American government. Him and what army? Oh, right–his army of four. This is an army that includes Farmer X (Malcolm Mays), Farmer…"SXSW 2019: The Day Shall Come"
Led by a riveting performance from Alfre Woodard, Clemency took home the U.S. Dramatic Grand Jury Prize during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. Life for prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard) isn’t getting easy. She appears to be married to her job more so than to husband Jonathan Williams (Wendell Pierce). It isn’t just any ordinary job. She’s the one who is in the room when prisoners get executed by way of lethal injection. We first meet…"Sundance 2019: Clemency"
Through the lens of its 13-year old protagonist, Sadie displays the toll that the military takes on American families while family members are on tour. Sadie (Sophia Mitri Schloss) lives at home with her mother, Rae (Melanie Lynskey), in the Shady Plains Trailer Park. Sadie patiently waits for her dad, John, to come home. He’s serving tour overseas in spite of the many promises to return home. She’s loyal to her dad in this sense and…"Sadie: A Satire for War"