Joker is a cautionary tale for us all

Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker in 2019

Critics Score: 69% Audience Score: 88%, IMDb: 8.7 Is a great movie one that is universally liked or one that is highly polarizing, spawning various opinions and critiques? It could be one or the other, but most people would easily deride a film that doesn’t form a consensus, one like Joker that creates a mixed […]

Midsommar Review: An eye-opening take on breaking free

Florence Pugh in Midsommar

Tomatometer: 83%, Audience Score: 63%, IMDb: 7.2 There’s a roiling, sickening feeling left in your stomach once the end credits roll in Midsommar. While the thematic elements of the film might not be articulated with sufficient clarity and precision, the movie uses a multi-pronged approach to create a wholesomely unsettling experience. Director Ari Aster called […]

Little Monsters (2019) Review: An unevenly funny zombie flick

little monsters 2019 review

Critics Score: 81%, Audience Score: 100% (but only 9 ratings), IMDb: 6.3 It’s extremely strange watching a film with kids that isn’t made for kids. It’s strange because Little Monsters tries to toe the line between being an edgy zombie flick and a feel-good romantic comedy, loaded with an entire ensemble of kindergarten children. At […]