I have to return some videotapes.
"Are you in heaven?"
"I'm with you."
Stefano Sollima's adaptation of Tom Clancy's 'Without Remorse' is generic and avoids utilizing essentially every aspect of its source material, sans a few names and a couple of similar events. There are countless moments that are inexplicable, a shame for a military thriller that relies on logistics and realistic intel to fuel its missions and action sequences, that you're supposed to accept with no questions asked, like the legality of a lot of…
"I hope these assholes like hospital food."
Bob Odenkirk as a lighter John Wick? Check. A killer soundtrack that totally fits with what's unfolding? Check. Heavy gore blending well with incredible comedic timing? Check.
Ilya Naishuller's 'Nobody' is a wonderful treat, a great return to the cinemas after not having been in such a long time, and Odenkirk's Hutch Mansell, beyond sporting a damn cool name, makes for one of my favorite action heroes in a long while. He's highly…
"Happy New Year! Happy New Year!"
A series of nomadic interactions and vignettes under gorgeous, weather-stricken skies paints the beautiful picture that is Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland,' emotionally driven by a wonderful performance from Frances McDormand, where each wrinkle and imperfection on her face reveals a painful memory or a shocking upheaval in her life. It's a film that speaks volumes by sometimes saying nothing, unveiling the way of the nomads that most of us likely never knew about - it's…
"News of value travels."
A tired western with fair performances that adds virtually nothing new to the genre, Paul Greengrass' 'News of the World' features a patriarchal Tom Hanks as an ex-captain, one who is paid to travel from town to town to read the news to the locals, who now finds himself traveling across vast distances to return a mysterious girl with Indian ties to her home. Due to a rough language barrier, the duo slowly but surely warm…