Adam McKay is a genius behind the camera as Don’t Look Up takes the satire to the next level with one of the best ensemble casts ever. Please stay until the end of the credits. There is a mid-credit and post-credit scene. This film has talent on the same level as It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World while reaching satire at the levels of both Dr. Strangelove and Network. Like those films, Don’t Look…"Don’t Look Up: The Best Picture of 2021"
There’s no escaping military thrillers for Tom Hanks as the actor is back this week in Greyhound, now releasing July 10 exclusively on Apple TV+. The film takes place in Winter 1942. While Nazi forces are doing as much damage as they can in Europe, all eyes turn towards England. American ships travel from North America in order to deliver men and supplies across the pond. Longtime U.S. Navy officer Ernest Krause (Tom Hanks) is…"Greyhound: Tom Hanks Back In Military Thriller"
Just Mercy is a star-studded legal drama directed by Short Term 12 director Destin Daniel Cretton and tells an important story. Harvard graduate Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) could have gone anywhere after graduating. After all, he received an array of job offers. Rather than go for the money, Stevenson ops to help those who need it the most. In this case, it’s the people sitting on death row in Monroe County. After setting up…"Toronto 2019: Just Mercy"
The Last Black Man in San Francisco might suffer at times with the film’s pacing but it is otherwise a beautiful ode to the Bay Area. Jimmie Fails (Jimmie Fails) has a dream. This dream is to take back what rightfully belongs to his family: A Victorian home in San Francisco. Jimmy’s grandfather is said to have built it himself in the 1940s. Even though a family currently resides in the house, this doesn’t stop…"The Last Black Man in San Francisco"
A well-made feature film debut led by great performances, Monsters and Men splits the narrative into three while telling an all-too familiar story. Writer-director Reinaldo Marcus Green takes us to Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood just north of Crown Heights. When a father plays witness to–what else–the shooting of an unarmed black man, all hell starts to break loose in their community. This is how Green chooses to start the film and with this, we’re off and running. The…"Monsters and Men: A Well-Made Debut"