Coming of age with a side of death

Synopsis Miguel, a preteen in Mexico, goes on a journey to discover more about his family, death and following his dreams. He wants to play...

‘Split’ is a bumpy road

When the name M. Night Shyamalan comes to mind, one can’t help but wonder what went wrong. After his highly successful 1999 film, “The...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ blasts a fun beat

Synopsis Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) and his fellow Guardians (Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper) are hired by a powerful alien race,...

Best and Worst films of 2017

Best     1) Blade Runner 2049 - Director Denis Villeneuve and Cinematographer Roger Deakins constructed a world that pops off the screen. Even if the film...

‘Cure for Wellness’ is a beautiful nightmare

“A Cure for Wellness” follows an aspiring young bank executive, Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), tasked by his company to go to a mysterious Swiss retreat...

‘War Machine’ digs itself into a ‘Pitt’

Synopsis A successful, charismatic four-star general, Glenn McMahon (Brad Pitt), leaps in like a rock star to command NATO forces in Afghanistan, only to be...

‘Get Out’ exemplifies social horror

In the history of the horror genre, very few have dealt with racial tension. Even fewer have explored this as the narrative’s core. This...

A farewell to claws

Hugh Jackman stars as Logan/Wolverine for the last time in “Logan. For 17 years, Hugh Jackman has played the popular character of Logan/Wolverine for...

‘Life’ highlights the dread of space

Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the new sci-fi thriller, “Life,” as Dr. David Jordan. Jordan attempts to lure the antagonistic creature — nicknamed Calvin...