Southside with You Review: A Charming, If Unoriginal, Spark of a Romance

Southside with You sneaks up on you, a sentiment the film’s version of Michelle Robinson (Tika Sumpter) would agree with. Taking more than a few pages from Richard Linklater’s Before trilogy, writer-director

Mr. Robot: “eps2.6_succ3ss0r.p12” Season 2 Episode 8 Review

As Mr. Robot‘s second season chugs along, a noticeable divide has crept up within the fanbase. For some, season two is just as good or better than season one. For others, myself included,

Don’t Breathe Review: Small-Scale Horror Makes For a Thrilling Success

For a summer wired with complicated sequels and in-depth franchise mythology, one of the last wide releases of the summer refreshingly reminds us that the best time at the theater doesn’t have

2016 Fall TV Preview

Fall TV is right around the corner, bringing with it shows we already love and a bunch of new ones we hope to fall in love with. Being a small operation, we

Morris from America Review: A (Mostly) Fresh Take on The Coming-of-Age Film

Morris from America‘s strongest quality is how it uses its diversity in a location where diversity is less than familiar. You’ve seen this type of coming-of-age story before, where an awkward young

Kubo and the Two Strings Review: Vibrant, Fluid, Lyrical Stop-Motion For Everyone

As an art form, stop-motion animation is a tedious ritual that demands respect even when done just moderately well. Kubo and the Two Strings dares to push the medium beyond its limits

Mr. Robot: “eps2.5_h4ndshake.sme” Season 2 Episode 7 Review

When Elliot says “it’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey,” toward the end of the seventh episode of twelve for season two, it feels like an arrogant proclamation from the

Hell or High Water Review: American Dreams In the Depths of Texas

For all the big budget Hollywood failures this summer, Hell or High Water, a relatively simple, small-scale cops and robbers story, is by far the most American film of the year. Set

2016 Fall Movie Preview

As one of the most disappointing summer blockbuster seasons in recent history closes out, we can’t help but looks past the desolate summer movie doldrums and into what the rest of 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins Review: Perfectly Pleasant Summer Fun

Meryl Streep is the greatest living actor. Few would dispute that, even if her career choices as of late have been less awards driven it seems. That’s not a criticism. Streep, at