In comparison to its predecessor, “Us” falls a bit short in depth and intrigue, but it still confirms Jordan Peele’s status as one of Hollywood’s most promising and capable storytellers.
Do science and comedy go together? Comedian Shane Mauss seems to think so, as did the crowd who packed the house to see Mauss’s touring comedy show "Stand Up Science."
If you are, as the narrator says, “ready to feel better about your own miserable lives for the next hour or so,” dive into “Doom Patrol.”
One wonders what kind of movie “Overlord” is trying to be. Still, despite that confusion, watching “Overlord” makes for a (very) bloody good time.
"Halloween" reminds us, “There’s a reason we’re supposed to be afraid of [Halloween] night.”
With future episodes being undertaken by different writers and directors, the show’s future could be promising. Suspend judgment on the series as a whole until more episodes have come out and give Episode Two a chance when it premieres on Nov. 2. But until then, skip “The Body” in the hopes for a brighter future for the series.
Since direction of the plot is unexpected, the film is never dull, as simple moments can have large consequences and effects. Near the middle of the film, as two characters have a tense discussion in a car with one pointing a pistol at the other, we are never entirely sure whether or not that pistol will go off and, if it does, who will be on the receiving end of the bullet.