Review: ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Plumbs the Depths of Fandom

Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen do their best in Sam Raimi's woebegone sequel.  Frequently incomprehensible, occasionally ludicrous, but never predictable, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness marks a dispiriting return to feature filmmaking for director Sam Raimi, though it's business as usual for producer Kevin Feige.  Raimi enlivened the 1980s by helming a trio... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Father Stu’

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, Mark Wahlberg hinted that he may be considering retirement.... or at least shifting to more optimistic film roles. His latest film, Father Stu, certainly fits that criteria. Just a few steps removed from the type of faith-based films that have become the rage these days, the only thing... Continue Reading →

Review: ‘Master’

The setting in Mariama Diallo's psychological horror film Master is one of those blue blood Northeastern colleges that has the audacity to scoff at Harvard as someone's second collegiate choice. The dorm rooms resemble cozy apartments and the faculty live in large, antique houses just off campus. Needless to say, the climate of tolerance and... Continue Reading →

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