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Monday, June 17, 2019

“Godzilla: King of the Monsters” is a fun monster movie, but awkward dialogue and...

The lizard king returns in “Godzilla: King of the Monsters,” a direct sequel to 2014s “Godzilla.” Made in collaboration between Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures, the long-awaited film pits Godzilla against other fan-favorite monsters...

“Glass” cracks under pressure

For the better part of the last decade, when a film opened with the words “directed by M. Night Shyamalan,” groans typically followed. Following smash hits in the early 2000s like “The Sixth Sense”...

“Hellboy”’s 2019 rebirth is a bloody mess

In 2004, film audiences were introduced to the half-demon paranormal detective that was Hellboy in a cult favorite film directed by Guillermo del Toro and starring Ron Perlman in the titular role. The film...

“Beautiful Boy” Misses its Dramatic Goal

“Beautiful Boy,” a story based on the memoirs of a meth addict and his father, stars rising newcomer Timothee Chalamet as Nic Sheff and seasoned actor Steve Carell as David Sheff. Although it boasts...

“Rocketman” astonishes as it provides a fantastical musical take on a music icon’s life...

Following fresh off the heels of last years previous rock and roll biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Sir Elton John film “Rocketman” takes a much more personal look at the artist in a more stylized manor....

“Dragon Ball Super: Broly” is an over-the-top and charming spectacle

My relationship with Dragon Ball has always been a rocky one. I enjoyed “Dragon Ball Z” as a child, and kept up with “Super” through word of mouth, only tuning in for the occasional...

“The Perfect Date” is a messy and unsatisfying addition to the rom-com genre

Noah Centineo has reprised his role as romantic lead once again, this time in “The Perfect Date,” another Netflix-released teen romantic comedy. While critics speculated that Netflix may be ushering in a new era...

“Outlaw King” offers a compelling account of a pivotal moment in Scottish history

Chris Pine reunites with “Hell or High Water” director David Mackenzie for “Outlaw King,” a historical epic that follows the rise of Scottish King Robert the Bruce, as he attempts to unify medieval Scotland...

“Stan and Ollie”: a touching tribute to a legendary comedic duo

Starting their career together in the late 1920s and lasting through the mid-1940s, Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy starred in 107 pictures together as a team that began during the silent era of films...

“Guava Island”: a good concept piece falls flat as Glover overextends his creative talents

This past weekend, Donald Glover released his surprise short film, “Guava Island.” This self-branded “island thriller” marked another collaboration between Glover and “Atlanta” team Hiro Murai and Stephan Glover. Premiering after his headlining Coachella...