Quo vadis, Aida? retells the moments leading up to the 1995 Srebrenica Massacre with sensitivity and demand to remember.
This based-on-a-true-story courtroom thriller still makes a balter of Sorkin’s electrifying rhythm with his star-studded cast even when it’s toned down.
Bad Education adeptly narrates the controversial scandal in the US education system with Jackman’s sympathetic performance, but it fails to venture beyond that
With terrific casts on the frontline and backline, Bombshell might be explosive at some points, but mostly due to the sensational tendency—not for the way the heart of the story is told.
The Irishman is a poignant reflection to the director’s career so far and a pinnacle to De Niro, Pacino, and Pesci’s career.
It’s surprising that the New Queer Cinema pioneer, Todd Haynes’ (Velvet Goldmine, Carol) new movie, Dark Waters, is a clinical legal thriller—a frigid whistleblowing drama in the fashion of Oscar-winner, Spotlight. Starring in it is Mark Ruffalo, portraying a real-life […]
In the 1960s, the deteriorating Ford Motor was desperate to boost their car sales to the first-generation boomers. In their effort, Lee Iacocca (Jon Bernthal) had an epiphany to propose participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans race, which […]
Eddie Murphy’s got a star relapse in making the over-the-top biopic of Rudy Ray Moore a.k.a. Dolemite one of the most uplifting comedies of the year.
In Midway, director Roland Emmerich quenches his aviation fetish with a World War II blockbuster. While places and people might not be at their most accurate position in this retelling of the battle that practically changes the course of the […]
The term ‘love all’ refers to the zero scores from which all competitors begin a badminton game. In Sim F’s directorial debut, Susi Susanti – Love All, the term is also redefined as a credo in which all badminton players […]
Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, The Meddlers) takes the inspiration from Jessica Pressler’s “The Hustlers at Scores” article for New York to craft Hustlers, 2019’s most exhilarating movie. It follows the story of strippers; […]
In 2019 alone, documentary director, Joe Berlinger—whose passion has always been true crime documentaries and Metallica documentaries—has spawned two works related to the life of the serial killer, Ted Bundy. Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes, a 4-episode […]
Intense and unnerving for the whole duration, this based-on-true-event survival thriller is an anti-terrorism message that often becomes too over-sensationalist.
Andy Serkis’ directorial debut is a flawed but breathtaking love story saved by its powerful leads.
Review: Behind the heavy testosterone-laden drama, Only the Brave highlights true act of heroism in the most respectful way. It might look like a show-off of masculinity, but who knows that it’s never really about muscles. It’s the story of hearts. […]