Even if the story treads familiar ground, Rurouni Kenshin: The Beginning is done well enough that it’s worth the effort if you like a good samurai film, even more so if you’re a fan of the character.
A fresh, lively character study to brighten up a serious cinematic landscape.
Cyrano boasts true Hollywood musical numbers, beautiful songs and a talented cast.
I would love to see a two-hour cut of this movie, but even as it stands, I am in awe of its aesthetics, its overarching mood, and Robert Pattinson and Zoe Kravitz’s magnetic screen presence.
While it is, for better or worse, the same old story, West Side Story is a cinematic spectacle bursting with color and joy.
Despite a wholly uncritical, corporate PR tone, King Richard is an effective biopic.
The Lost Daughter, in its normalcy, feels as tense as a thriller because anything could happen, anytime. Watch it for the atmosphere, or the performances, or the story, but don’t let it pass you by.
Zoe Kravitz is the perfect heroine for this fun, compact tech thriller.
A moving tale of childhood.
Half gothic horror, half swanky noir, Nightmare Alley is a lot of cinema. It is written to fit together like clockwork, designed and shot to look like the best classics.