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Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman star in Academy Award-nominated performances as Anthony and his daughter, respectively

Florian Zeller’s “The Father” is as heartbreakingly riveting as it is perfectly executed

The director's film debut proves he's a talent not to be ignored in a tragic story about a man suffering from dementia.
Steven Pappas, Writer May 14, 2021

On Friday, Feb. 26, “The Father” was released to select theaters in the United States. It follows Anthony (Anthony Hopkins), an elderly man suffering from dementia. He refuses all help as he further...

Danielle (Rachel Sennott) and her ex-girlfriend Maya (Maya Gordon) star in the film.

“Shiva Baby” rides Emma Seligman’s squirmy rollercoaster to bountiful results

Emma Seligman's deft directorial debut finds its way to the top of the coming-of-age genre with her versatile creative direction.

On Friday, April 2, “Shiva Baby” was released to limited theaters and video on demand in the United States. The film follows Danielle (Rachel Sennott), who’s confronted with her own self-worth as...

The Justice League form to face the imminent threat of Steppenwolf and Darkseid to Earth.

“Zack Snyder’s Justice League” severely lacks power in its content despite its rejuvenating creation

Zack Snyder's uplifting return to the DCEU continues his style over substance streak over a 242-minute runtime.

On Tuesday, Mar. 13, Warner Bros. released “Zack Snyder’s Justice League" to HBO Max. The film—the director’s cut of its 2017 counterpart—follows Bruce Wayne/Batman (Ben Affleck) who rounds up...

Kelly Marie Tran stars as the titular warrior Raya on a quest to save her father from evil spirits known as the Druun.

“Raya and the Last Dragon” sports gorgeous animation in substitute of Disney’s best storytelling

Disney Animation's latest future film showcases the animation they frequently excel at with little for it to elevate.

On Thursday, March 5, Disney Animation released “Raya and the Last Dragon” to theaters and its streaming platform with premier access. The film follows the adventures of Raya (Kelly Marie Tran), a...

Daniel Kaluuya leads a formidable cast as prominent activist and Black Panther Fred Hampton.

“Judas and the Black Messiah” powers through familiar territory with fantastic performances and bedazzling filmmaking

Shaka King's fast-paced direction, Sean Bobbitt's beautiful cinematography, and Daniel Kaluuya and Lakeith Stanfield's powerful performances pave the way for this exigent feature.

On Friday, Feb. 12, HBO Max released “Judas and the Black Messiah” to its streaming platform. The film follows the influence of Fred Hampton (Daniel Kaluuya) on the Black Panther Party (BPP) in Illinois....

Frances McDormand's Fern amidst the backdrop of the rustic American landscape.

“Nomadland” takes command of Chloé Zhao’s intimate direction and Frances McDormand’s heartfelt performance

Chloé Zhao's third feature film brings a forgotten populous in American history to the forefront of her powerful talents.

On Friday, Feb. 19, Hulu released “Nomadland” to its streaming platform. The film centers around Fern (Frances McDormand) an elderly woman who lost her job and home in Empire, NV following the Great...

Carey Mulligan stars as the sharp Cassandra Thomas.

“Promising Young Woman” powerfully showcases Carey Mulligan and confronts prominent contemporary societal issues

Emerald Fennell's directorial debut bleeds with deftly uncompromising power and ferociousness.

On Monday, Jan. 25, “Promising Young Woman” made its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. The film stars Academy Award-nominated actress Carey Mulligan as Cassandra Thomas, a woman who, stricken...

Jamie Foxx stars as Joe Gardner in Pixar's 23rd feature film.

“Soul” finds Pete Docter at his existential and life-affirming best

Pete Docter's newest feature combines his usual brilliant creativity with one of Pixar's most intrepid visions.

On Friday, Dec. 25, Pixar released “Soul,” its 23rd feature-length animated film, to its streaming platform Disney+. The film stars Jamie Foxx and Tina Fey and centers around Joe Gardner (Foxx), a...

Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis star in the film as Abby Holland and Harper Caldwell.

“Happiest Season” overcomes its tropes to succeed as a fast, heartwarming feature

Clea DuVall's second directorial credit wonderfully uses Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis's chemistry to make a heartwarming Christmas rom-com.

On Wednesday, Nov. 25, Hulu released “Happiest Season” to its streaming platform. The film follows Abby Holland and Harper Caldwell, played by Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis respectively. The...

Sacha Baron Cohen's Borat travels to the United States for the second time.

“Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” uses familiar satirical beats and new dramatic ones to prove its worth

Borat's second installment may not live up to the first, but it still entertains and sharply critiques American culture over a decade later.

Jagshemash! On Friday, Oct. 23, Amazon Prime Video released “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime to Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.” It stars...

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