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The Beekeeper – Movie Review

Synopsis: In The Beekeeper, one man’s brutal campaign for vengeance takes on national stakes after he is revealed to be a former operative of a powerful and clandestine organization known as “Beekeepers”.Director: David AyerStars: Jason Statham, Josh Hutcherson,...

Night Swim- Movie Review

Synopsis: A family moves into a new home and is terrorized by an evil spirit in their pool.Director: Bryce McGuireStars: Wyatt Russell, Kerry Condon, Amelie Hoeferle, Gavin Warren Sometimes, you can tell what time of year it is by the movies being released. Christmas,...

Quiz Lady- Movie Review

Synopsis: A gameshow-obsessed woman and her estranged sister work together to help cover their mother’s gambling debts.Director: Jessica YuStars: Awkwafina, Sandra Oh, Will Ferrell, Holland Taylor, Jason Schwartzman Game shows. . . who doesn’t like a game show! Family...

Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour – Concert Movie Review

Synopsis: Experience the breathtaking Eras Tour, performed by the one and only Taylor Swift.Director: Sam WrenchStars: Taylor Swift I am not a ‘Swiftie,’ nor a detractor, not at all, but it would be insulting to real fans to attempt to put myself on the same level as...

She Came to Me – Movie Review

Synopsis: A composer who suffers writer’s block rediscovers his passion after an adventurous one-night stand.Director: Rebecca MillerStars: Peter Dinklage, Anne Hathaway, Marisa Tomei People can meet in many places — the gym, at work, the grocery store — but in She...

Fair Play – Movie Review

Synopsis: An unexpected promotion at a cutthroat hedge fund pushes a young couple’s relationship to the brink, threatening to unravel far more than their recent engagement.Director: Chloe DomontStars: Alden Ehrenreich, Phoebe Dynevor, Eddie Marsan A financial backdrop...

The Zone of Interest – Movie Review

Synopsis: The commander of Auschwitz, Rudolph Hoss, and his wife Hedwig, strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp.Director: Jonathan GlazerStars: Sandra Huller, Christian Friedel In the absence of the internet, let alone...

Backspot – Movie Review

Synopsis: Riley is given the chance to cheer with the all-star squad, Thunderhawks. With a competition looming, Riley must navigate her crippling anxiety, her relationship with her girlfriend, and her desperate need for approval from her new coach.Director: D.W....

Flora and Son – Movie Review

Synopsis: Single mom Flora is at war with her son Max. Trying to find a hobby for Max, she rescues a guitar from a dumpster and finds that one person’s trash can be a family’s salvation.Director: John CarneyStars: Eve Hewson, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Oren Kinlan, Jack...

Passages – Movie Review

Synopsis: A gay couple’s marriage is thrown into crisis when one of them impulsively begins a passionate affair with a young woman.Director: Ira SachsStars: Franz Rogowski, Ben Whishaw, Adele Exarchopoulos Sometimes, when you are a guest at a dinner party, you may be...

Blue Beetle – Movie Review

Synopsis: An alien scarab chooses college graduate Jaime Reyes to be its symbiotic host, bestowing the teenager with a suit of armour capable of extraordinary and unpredictable powers, forever changing his destiny as he becomes the superhero known as Blue...

Shortcomings – Movie Review

Synopsis: A trio of young, Bay Area urbanites — Ben Tanaka, Miko Hayashi and Alice Kim — navigate a range of interpersonal relationships while traversing the country in search of the ideal connection.Director: Randall ParkStars: Justin H. Min, Sherry Cola, Ally Maki...

North of Normal – Movie Review

Synopsis: After being raised in the wilderness, a teenage girl moves to the city, hoping for a normal life with her anything-but-normal mother.Director: Carly StoneStars: Sarah Gadon, Amanda Fix, Robert Carlyle, James D’Arcy Canadian films like Brother, I Like...

Talk to Me – Movie Review

Synopsis: When friends discover how to conjure spirits using an embalmed hand, they become hooked on the new thrill until one of them goes too far and unleashes terrifying supernatural forces.Director: Danny Philippou, Michael PhilippouStars: Sophie Wilde, Alexandra...

Barbie – Movie Review

Synopsis: Barbie suffers a crisis that leads her to question her world and her existence.Director: Greta GerwigStars: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Emma Mackey, Helen Mirren Teamwork makes the dream work is a fun saying, but it’s accurate; collaboration...

Oppenheimer – Movie Review

Synopsis: The story of American scientist J. Robert Oppenheimer and his role in the development of the atomic bomb.Director: Christopher NolanStars: Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., Emily Blunt, Matt Damon Every now and then, we come across a film where the...

The Out-Laws – Movie Review

Synopsis: A straight-laced bank manager about to marry the love of his life. When his bank is held up by infamous Ghost Bandits during his wedding week, he believes his future in-laws, who just arrived in town, are the infamous Out-Laws.Director: Tyler SpindelStars:...

Insidious: The Red Door – Movie Review

Synopsis:  The Lamberts must go deeper into The Further than ever before to put their demons to rest once and for all.Director: Patrick WilsonStars: Ty Simpkins, Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne Several years ago, Leigh Whannell, after the success of the film Saw which he...