Two-time Oscar-nominated actress Naomi Watts delivers an effective performance as usual in the new Netflix drama, Penguin Bloom. Stick around for the credits if you’d like to see a slideshow of photos. Healing can come in the oddest of places. For Samantha Bloom (Naomi Watts), her emotional healing came after the family took in an injured baby magpie. Sam would bond with this injured bird, which her three children–Reuben, Noah, and Oli–named Penguin. Hence, the…"Penguin Bloom: Naomi Watts Delivers In Drama"
Bird Box paints a bleak dystopian future but there’s something about Sandra Bullock’s performance that makes us care about what’s happening. Where A Quiet Place forced people into silence lest they die, Bird Box forces one to close their eyes while outside. Imagine a world in which you can’t even appreciate the sunlight while inside. This is the world that novelist Josh Malerman creates and screenwriter Eric Heisserer adapts for the big screen. Following Malorie’s (Sandra…"Bird Box Has Quiet Place-esque vibe"
A trio of recently widowed women in the city of Chicago follow in their husbands’ footsteps by coming together in Widows. The film has a few things going for it. It’s not just tackling the women coming together and forming a heist of their own a la Ocean’s Eight but there’s also some political commentary. The political commentary comes by way of how traditional Chicago politics are run. We see this in how the Mulligan family…"TIFF 2018: Widows"