Tag: review

Review: Adam Sandler gives the performance of a lifetime in “Uncut...

By Richard Roeper Very few movies really get inside the edgy, exhilarating, heart-stopping, self-destructive mindset of the hardcore gambler. There’s "The Cincinnati Kid," "Rounders” and the...

Deeyah Khan attempts to understand white supremacists in “White Right: Meeting...

By Luke Anderson | [email protected] In her 2017 documentary, “White Right: Meeting the Enemy,” Muslim filmmaker Deeyah Khan works her way under the skin of...

“The Spy Being Home Plate” details the unbelievable life of a...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] Moe Berg was a brilliant man, and Aviva Kempner is an amazing filmmaker. So it’s unsurprising that Kempner’s movie about...

“She’s in Portland” is a beautiful, bumpy ride

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] The open road, a set of wheels and a dream. In the grand mythology of America, they’re the holy trinity,...

“This Changes Everything” is an important yet flawed story of sexism...

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] One of the highlighted movies in this year’s Alexandria Film Festival, “This Changes Everything” makes a compelling case that discrimination...

Review: ‘Joker’ transforms comic book villainy into a chilling character study

By Richard Roeper It's difficult to fathom anyone who has actually seen "Joker" coming away with the impression that it's a sympathetic origin story or...

Review: Brad Pitt adventures to the final frontier in the stellar...

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] “The moon and the planets are there, and new hopes for knowledge and peace are there.” In 1962, President John F....

Review: ‘The Last Black Man in San Francisco’ soars with head...

By Richard Roeper A little black girl is in no particular hurry to get to school. After all, everything about life is so interesting at...

Jordan Peele turns a terrifying, thought-provoking mirror back on “Us”

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] When we look in the mirror, what do we see? What do we choose to see? What darkness do we...

Review: Little Theatre’s ‘Dracula’ is full of scary delights

By Jordan Wright “We are all of us invented – cobbled together from cartilage and dust.” Thus, speaks Renfield, who finds himself chained to the...