Poser is an unfocused but piercing send-up of the youthful search for identity, taking aim at indie music culture, female friendships, & obsession.
Lonsdale carries this love story, even if it spends a little too much time focused on its outlandish premise & not enough time on the actual romance.
Despite a solid performance from the film’s lead and an interesting character arc, Rounding gets a bit lost in all it’s trying to accomplish.
The film brings the drama, but it’s never overdone & the performances from the cast elevate the material, adding dimensions to the characters’ lives.
The Good Neighbor struggles with convenient plot points and inconsistent characterization, yet is still a thrilling ride thanks to its menacing lead.
Nude Tuesday is incredibly entertaining and, though the central premise starts to wane after a while, the story picks back up as it nears its end.
While there are moments that work & the cast has a lot of chemistry together, Wes Schlagenhauf is Dying never reaches its story or comedic potential.
Brian and Charles is a soothing, lighthearted, and warm story about friendship and connection that is strengthened by its titular characters.
Abandoned has a few things in its favor, but a disappointing conclusion obscures them while making the movie’s flaws even more prominent.
Bolstered by an incredible cast, the film offers commentary on filmmaking as an art & the lengths the characters will go to outshine each other.
The film sets out to explore the meaning of life, the characters’ place in it & their pasts, but some aspects of the story don’t fully coalesce.
The film has all it needs to set it apart from previous iterations. In the end, however, it is the script that fails to live up to its potential.
Lightyear is a clever expansion of Pixar’s beloved Toy Story franchise – packed with fun moments, warm sentiment, and downright gorgeous animation.
Spiderhead blends interesting concepts with strong performances from the cast to craft a fascinating, if thin, sci-fi thriller.
While some aspects might feel slight, Tahara is an engrossing coming-of-age tale bolstered by its distinctive visual style and well-matched leads.
If there’s anything that defines I’m Charlie Walker, it’s being surface-level, and that didn’t have to be written as a criticism.
Hustle succeeds in being exactly the movie it sets out to be: A glimpse inside what it takes to get into, and stay in, the very competitive NBA.
Jurassic World Dominion is a messy but fun end to the Jurassic Park sequel trilogy, bringing franchise themes, characters, and nostalgia full circle.
To enjoy After Blue, one should be open to an experience that overtakes the senses. Despite the long runtime, it offers a wholly unique experience.
The Phantom of the Open tells a feel-good story without coasting on it, actually doing the thematic work of finding what Maurice’s tale means.