It was 14 years ago when Sacha Baron Cohen struck comedic pay dirt with his mockumentary Borat, solidifying his fearless jabs at the idiocy around him and creating a legendary character in the process. It seems only fitting that 2020 is the perfect time for another Borat bloodletting, and boy, he doesn't hold any punches.... Continue Reading →
Marjane Satrapi's new film about the extraordinary life of pioneering scientist Marie Curie (Rosamund Pike) begins almost at the end of her life.
Peter Segal's My Spy doesn't gain any points for narrative originality. With a plot rehashed from a film that would've been a star vehicle for Arnold Schwarzenegger in the late 80's or early 90's, in this day and age, that role goes to the equally bulky Dave Bautista. As an actor more than up for... Continue Reading →
Patrick Vollrath's hijacking thriller 7500 starts out on a promising note. Through static security camera footage, we observe the process of a group of men as they prepare to board a plane, readying their homemade supplies and maneuvering through the airport with lethal anonymity. It's a series of shots that emanates dread through its methodical... Continue Reading →