Although perhaps too reserved, The Miseducation of Cameron Post is an affecting, complex work that cements director Desiree Akhavan as a talent to watch. Advertisements
Searching is a brilliant concept greatly realised… and then the ending happens.
The First Purge continues the series’ evolution into one of our sharpest social satires without sacrificing visceral B-movie thrills, even if this particular entry is a touch too predictable.
Lady Bird is a magnificent, extraordinary work of complex emotion and authentic sincerity. Shame that its Home Video release doesn’t do it justice.
Primarily because, not in spite of, the fact that it doesn’t try to reinvent the wheel, Ocean’s 8 is a damn fun heist flick that’s quietly revelatory.
It can’t quite shake its obvious theatrical origins, but Journey’s End remains a compelling and occasionally haunting watch thanks to a litany of outstanding performances.
Loveless is a bleak, entrancing, and blunt examination of domestic uncivility.
Too inoffensive to harbour any strong feelings towards, Life of the Party is a nonetheless shockingly haphazard waste of talent.
Though rough around the edges, Gook is a strong sophomore effort from writer-director Justin Chon.
Love, Simon is perfectly watchable and rather likeable, but its slavish devotion to the Young Adult romance genre causes its big hook to feel inadvertently condescending.