‘Moonlight’ Review: Good, But Not Quite Great
It is not easy to forget the “Best Picture” blunder of the 2016 Oscars, and it was here that I first heard about “Moonlight.”
‘Chevalier’ Review: Why ‘Chevalier’ is No One’s Knight in Shining Armor
The film “Chevalier” turns the volume back up and gives Bologne a space to shine. However, the film lacks the depth that nuances his story.
Life-Altering Films: The Tale of My Letterboxd Top Four
Letterboxd has been one of the best ways for me to build relationships with other cinephiles and document my time as a moviegoer.
‘Renfield’ Review: Dracula’s Servant Revived
Standing amongst the great adaptations of Dracula's story from across film history, “Renfield,” the 2023 film from director Chris McKay, is bound to disappoint some moviegoers.
From Wicked Queer Film Festival: ‘Heartbeast’ is Ekphrasis and Psychological Horror
Its choice to avoid stereotypes, trite messaging, or a neat ending makes “Heartbeast” a magnetizing watch.
From the Wicked Queer Film Festival: ‘The Good Manners’ is an Arresting Ode to Adolescence
“The Good Manners” is a visually wonderful film, and is strongest when it luxuriates in the unsaid aspects of complicated familial relationships.
“Murder Mystery 2” Review - Alibis, Lies, and Plenty of Dead Guys
After the couple’s success solving the big case of the first film, they decide to open a detective business and mysterious mayhem ensues.
‘Mafia Mamma’ Review: A Terrible Misuse of Toni Collette
“Mafia Mamma,” like many films, seems to have been built around a one-line pitch of phrases drawn from a random generator.
Is It Time for Quentin Tarantino to Hang Up the Towel?
Quentin Tarantino’s cinematic reign may be coming to an end.
‘Boston Strangler’ Review: A Murder Mystery with Meaning
“Boston Strangler” goes beyond a simple murder mystery, highlighting the struggles of ambitious women in the workplace and the uncertainty of justice.
“Air” Review: Just See It
Ben Affleck and Matt Damon's “Air” — a story of Michael Jordan’s 1984 partnership with Nike — evokes charm from opening to closing credits.
From the Boston Underground Film Festival: ‘Survival is Insufficient’ Short Film Showcase
“Survival is Insufficient” brought many fresh ideas to BUFF this year, leaving audience members prepared for what may manifest in this lifetime or another.
From The Boston Underground Film Festival: ‘Moon Garden’ Review
Despite the weak plot-line and clichéd dialogue, BUFF audience members delighted in the thrill of visual experience that Harris gave in “Moon Garden.”
From The Boston Underground Film Festival: 'The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster' Review
“The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster” is an explosively powerful film that turns the classic novel “Frankenstein” on its head.
‘Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves’ Review: A Magical Heist Adventure with a Charismatic Cast
Grab your dice and get ready, because “Dungeons & Dragons" takes you on a wild ride through a magical world of charismatic characters and epic heists.
Why We Loved “Everything Everywhere All At Once”
“Everything Everywhere All At Once” is changing the awards landscape for the better, and audiences need to strap in and get excited.
From The Boston Underground Film Festival: ‘The Nightsiren’ is a Tale of Inclusion, Community, and Womanhood
Screened last week on March 22, “The Nightsiren” glued audiences to their seats with shock at the Boston Underground Film Festival.
After 35 Years, ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Still Gives Us Permission to Believe In Magic
This year’s Ghibli Fest celebrated the 35th anniversary of the release of “My Neighbor Totoro” alongside the other films in the classic Ghibli canon.
‘My First Summer’ Review: Colorful and Messy and Free
“My First Summer” is diametrically opposed to my last article on “Brokeback Mountain” in terms of visibility: Neither I nor anyone I know had heard of it. But boy am I glad Letterboxd led me to this gem.
“Pi: 25th Anniversary Re-Release” Review: Insanity or Genius?
When the rights to “Pi” reverted back to Aronofsky this year, A24, the production company behind “The Whale,” set out to re-release Aronofsky's mathematics-obsessed debut on Pi Day.
‘Jesus Revolution’ Review: A Not-So-Revolutionary Biopic
The film gracefully ties together two plots through a series of converging moments, all of which center around the rapidly growing Calvary Chapel.
The 95th Academy Awards: A Star Is Re-Born
Overall, the 95th Annual Academy Awards appear to have been the perfect amalgamation of the old and the new.
Case for Best Picture: ‘Triangle of Sadness’
A daring shift from a long sequence of bodily fluids to a third act of thought-provoking social commentary cemented my love for “Triangle of Sadness.”
Case for Best Picture: 'Top Gun: Maverick'
“Top Gun: Maverick” manages to take something nostalgic and breathe new life into it to make for a compelling, entertaining story. It allows viewers a brief escape from reality.
Case for Best Picture: ‘Elvis’
“Elvis” maintains relatability among audiences with its themes of family and love, which makes it a standout in the Best Picture category.