Wonder Woman 1984 has a sharp atmosphere, and Director Patty Jenkins once again extracts performances that make the film worth viewing. Pedro Pascal is unhinged and Kristen Wiig is deliciously wicked.
Based on Matthew Quick’s novel, All Together Now stands apart from similar coming-of-age stories with its compassion, tender storytelling, and, most importantly, its idea of family.
Hulu’s romantic comedy Palm Springs reinterprets the groundhog day scenario in the heat-stroked desert oasis of Palm Springs, California.
Hulu’s Christmas flick Happiest Season is effortlessly entertaining, openly affectionate, and shows how one family can learn to love in ways they haven’t thought possible.
Sound of Metal left me speechless. The new film by writer/director Darius Marder highlights a musician’s loss of hearing and how he learns to cope with his new reality.
Melissa McCarthy’s light-hearted comedies with husband Ben Falcone are over-the-top shenanigans. Much like their other collaborations, Superintelligence is farcical, and that’s the point.
Hillbilly Elegy wears its heart openly for audiences to get a taste of J.D.’s upbringing. Ron Howard’s Netflix drama is often uncomfortable but it’s an honest story about ambition, adulthood, and forgiveness.
The performances in Uncle Frank are better than the film, but writer/director Alan Ball (American Beauty; Six Feet Under) chooses to doubt the appeal of the central relationship between the two loving and bruised men and, instead, focuses on a teenager learning of her uncle’s sexuality.
From the title alone, the Trial of the Chicago 7 has a lot of threads to get through, which inevitably means dialogue will be quick, sharp, and intense. However, the film feels less than complete as it loses track of its many characters while rushing toward an outcome.
In The Broken Hearts Gallery, director Natalie Krinsky highlights the lingering trauma from past relationships while showing us how two people can just as easily fall in love.
It can be purposely vague in details and may not resonate too broadly, but Monsoon is an appealing escape with a courageous man searching for his roots while grieving for his mother and falling in love.
Hulu’s Proxima is a film that understands we are bound by more than just our physical selves inhabiting space. Our love is weightless beyond what we believe is our capacity to withstand.
There is no understating the power of Hulu’s powerful documentary The Painter and the Thief, directed by Benjamin Ree.
Holidate currently sits as the #1 most-watched film on Netflix for the week. It’s not surprising, given that it doesn’t take a lot of energy to have it playing while folding laundry.