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THE BATMAN: 4 STARS On some level, Batman has always been escapist entertainment. Comics, TV shows, and movies have always tackled big topics like morality, revenge, and the razor’s edge between anarchy and order, but between Adam West’s smile, Michael’s gadgets Keaton and Christian Bale’s colorful enemies, escapism is always part of the mix. “The …

It has been noted that the film’s publicists are in a difficult position when it comes to marketing Kenneth Branagh’s second outing as famed detective Hercule Poirot, Death on the Nile. Since filming wrapped on the pre-pandemic production, no less than four of the main actors have suffered dramatic damage to their reputations: Gal Gadot …

There has been a resurgence of interest in WWI in recent years, no doubt due to the 100th anniversary of the event, and this has been particularly prominent in the movies. From the standalone feature film “Wonder Woman” in 2017 to the Oscar-winning “1917” in 2019, a better understanding and exploration of war is being …

Located in Detroit in 1954, No sudden movement (15A) opens with Curt (Don Cheadle) joining forces with fellow criminals Ronald (Benicio del Toro) and Charley (Kieran Culkin) to “keep” Mary Wertz (Amy Seimetz) and her children while her husband Matt (David Harbor) is forced to steal a document from his office safe. Is everything going …

MASS: 4 STARS The story of “Mass”, a new drama from writer-director Fran Kranz, who now stars in theaters, is simple but the emotions it evokes are anything but. A bland meeting room in an Episcopal Church in Idaho is the backdrop to the meeting of two couples bound by shared trauma. Years before, Hayden, …

Travelers Three stars, now on SKY Cinema & NOW TV, Cert 12A We may not have fully covered it yet, but the filmmakers seem certain that humanity will need to take refuge in space. The concept provided a rich vein of cinematic inspiration, and Colin Farrell is the latest actor to rocket. Neil Burger’s movie, …

Jake Gyllenhaal’s new thriller, the guilty, has a healthy cast list that includes Ethan Hawke, Riley Keough, Paul Dano, Peter Sarsgaard, Eli Goree, comedian Bill Burr and the great Da’Vine Joy Randolph (Dolemite is my name). You won’t see any in the movie. You will however hear quite a few. Randolph as a tired dispatcher …

CRY MACHO: 2 ½ STARS Clint Eastwood is legendary in Hollywood for his pragmatic approach to cinema. It’s not Stanley Kubrick who would do 200 takes in one head, or Christopher Nolan whose camera technique is sharp. His straightforward approach to storytelling often gives his films a unique energy, a style born of confidence and …

Review of “Reminiscence” and other new films. REMINISCENCE “Reminiscence” takes place in the not-so-near future, in a Miami that has changed climate and looks more like Venice. People travel by boat and are nocturnal because it is too hot to operate during the day. Jackman runs a recent warfare tactics service that lets you relive …

“Space Jam: A New Legacy” (Adventure / Animation: 1 hour, 55 minutes) With: LeBron James, Don Cheadle and Cedric Joe Director: Malcolm D. Lee Rated: PG (Violence and some languages) Movie review: “Space Jam” (director Joe Pytka, 1996) starred the legendary Michael Jordan. Twenty-five years later, “Space Jam: A New Legacy” debuts with another great …

Nowhere special our stars Now in select cinemas, Cert 12A Death is the only natural absolute of life. It is a certainty shrouded in mystery, which both fascinates and horrifies us. It’s no wonder then that death is such a strong theme in all art forms – and especially in film. You might think that …

Delivered about seven years later than everyone wanted, and not as punchy since the fourth “Avengers” movie in 2019, Marvel superhero Black Widow finally has her own solo film in theaters. Since his first appearance in “Iron Man 2,” fans have loved the inclusion of Deadly Russian in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sadly, in the …

Home Movies Cannes: Sean Penn loses his place in preview Saturday for a French film with Johnny … Cannes 2021 is approaching, and the schedule has been posted. Damn it ! No matter what you are told, in competition or out of competition, the key time for the premiere is 7 p.m. at the Palais …

When we heard that Jim from “The Office”, a comedy actor on a sitcom, was going to write and direct a sci-fi horror movie, people were pretty tired. But after the first previews dropped and audiences saw the concept for the film on display for just a few minutes, the tide quickly turned. And after …

Home ” Movies ” Comments ” The Croods: A New Age Review: A Hilarious and Fun Family Movie (Rating: ***) Listen to this article Movie: The Croods: A New Age With: Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds Director: Joel Crawford Evaluation: *** Reviser: George Sylex Overview – The Croods: A New Age follows the deep-rooted …

Portrait of a Lady on Fire (M, 121 min) Directed by Céline Sciamma ★★★★★ In the 18th century, if a family of shameless wealth had a daughter approaching marriageable age – and if that daughter had a sufficiently pulchritudinal face to be deemed worthy of a beat, then a portrait painter would be hired to. …

Movie: PettaEvaluation: 2.75 / 5Banner: Photos of the sun To throw: Rajinikanth, Simran, Trisha, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Vijay Sethupathi, Bobby Simha, Megha Akash, Sasikumar, Malvika Mohanan others Music: Anirudh Cinematography: Thiru Editing : Vivek Harshan Fights: Pierre Hein Producers: Photos of the sun Written and directed: Karthik Subbaraju Release date: Jan 10, 2019 These days, Rajinikanth …

DThe land has been a major theme in recent Malayalam experimental cinemas. “Ee Ma Yau” by Lijo Jose Pellissery, “Iblis” by Asif Ali, “Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri” and “Koode” by Anjali Menon were all about death. Some of them were fantastic in nature. Drama can also be added to this category. Although “Drama” cannot be called a …

A climax of almost half an hour would be the most exclusive element of Amal Neerad’s latest film, Fahad Faasil, star of the movie “Varathan”. He cannot be categorized into a particular genre, rather he accelerates with each step, shifting gears and is an artist all the time. While there isn’t a whole lot of …

That’s life! (M, 115 min) Directed by Olivier Nakache and Eric Toldano ★★★★ Olivier Nakache and Eric Toldano were the team behind the 2011 The Untouchables, which introduced the force of nature that is Omar Sy to the world and was just about the most enjoyable movie of this year. In the years that followed, …

There are no shortage of the Web articles writing To inform me what movie critic ruined the perfect score that Get out once held on Rotten Tomatoes. It is opponent Armond White, who described Jordan Peele’s directorial debut as “a toned-down comedy sketch in which serious concerns are degraded.” Given White’s reputation for critical dissent, …