‘Table 19,’ despite a refreshing concept to the rom-com formula, swing-dances around too many subplots to make itself worthy of your heartstrings.
‘Table 19’ plays like a quick cuddle, leaving you with your arms stretched out for more. Hear that? The sounds of thrashing wedding bells? The teary-eyed spectators? The joys of love, in its purest form? Well, neither can Table 19. Director Jeffrey Blitz, with story by Mark and Jay Duplass, attempts to inspire audiences with […]
‘The Lego Batman Movie’ is a sympathetic spin-off to Bruce Wayne’s tussled origins, allowing for both deep thoughts and even deeper belly laughs.
‘The Lego Batman Movie’ might bask in its own fun and games, yet finds an undertone as giftedly dark as its hero. It’s never easy building off of past success. That is, unless you have Legos as your building blocks. Director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken, Moral Orel) unleashes a spin-off that’s worthy of its very […]
Robert DeNiro stars in ‘The Comedian,’ a new comedy-drama that worries so harshly on its punchlines that its set-up feels unpleasantly forced.
‘The Comedian’ crams enough lousy stand-up to leave its audience sitting down. Everyone knows the story of the washed up has-been. Better yet, it’s become less of an archetype and more of a joke within itself. Let’s just think of The Comedian as “the joke that went too far.” Director Taylor Hackford (Ray, An Officer […]
‘Moonlight’ is a visual symphony, a three-act structure that conforms to the tragic bliss of feeling comfortable in your own skin.
Barry Jenkins delivers ‘Moonlight,’ an indie film as beautifully fragile as its subject matter. It’s easy to underestimate the light. We live in it day-by-day, never knowing its true potential on dreamers. Nonetheless, the longer we live in it, the closer that we are to the edge of the shadows. Moonlight, the newest feat by […]