What seems like a happily-ever-after type of tale twists itself into a dark nightmarish saga of deception, experimentation and loss as the nature of the triplets’ adoption becomes more clear.
With “Sierra Burgess is a Loser” it’s clear that Netflix has adopted an everything-and-the-kitchen-sink mentality when it comes to their original release slate.
Had “Most Assassinated” leaned further into the guts and gore on-stage, the film could have been spun into a compelling thriller or horror flick.
College sports, to the vast majority of people who watch them, are nothing more than entertainment.
Even in the sequences where dialogue is lacking, Glenn Close’s phenomenal acting chops make it near impossible to tear our eyes from the screen.
More importantly, for all the fun it is in the moment, the movie misses out on what attracted people to the Nun and the “Conjuring” universe as a whole in the first place.
The question that haunts Reverend Toller will haunt all those who watch “First Reformed”: “Can God forgive us for what we’ve done to this world?”
For people looking for a solid rom-com, “Crazy Rich Asians” delivers, not buckling under the pressure of a history of underrepresentation.
While it only taps into specific sensibilities, the movie still has an enriching, powerful message that everyone should appreciate.
I’ve gone into a dissociative state once in my life, and honestly, this doesn’t feel dissimilar to that.