“On the Basis of Sex” is another standard biopic film

Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been a feminist icon for awhile now, so it was only a matter of time before a feature-length film about her was released. While the result is fine, it's hamstrung by the same, tired formula that's been utilized to craft standard, biopic films. "On the Basis of Sex" is written by... Continue Reading →

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“Aquaman” is a bloated, CGI retread

Look out everybody. Here comes Aquaman! Everyone's favorite fish-talking, trident-wielding Atlantean has made it to the big screen. Watch out evil cuttlefish and polluting fishermen. Aquaman is here! Yeah, it's hard to gin up enthusiasm for Aquaman. It doesn't help that the studio never felt much enthusiasm for him either. Written by 5 people (never... Continue Reading →

A Ted Bundy Double Feature: “Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes” and “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile”

Netflix has taken a particular interest in serial killer Ted Bundy recently, recently coming out with a docuseries "Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes" and then further buying the film "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile" at Sundance, both projects directed by Joe Berlinger. The fascination with true crime and serial killers has... Continue Reading →

“The Disaster Artist” is hilarious

Tommy Wiseau's "The Room" is universally lauded as one of the worst movies ever made. The story behind its making illustrates just how out of whack its makers were from the very beginning. Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) is an aspiring film actor. He meets the strange Tommy Wiseau (James Franco), independently wealthy, overly ambitious, potentially... Continue Reading →

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