Film

A World Gone … Gone | The Cloverfield Paradox | TV-MA | Netflix

If you’re a fan of the Cloverfield franchise, then Netflix and Paramount Pictures has created a movie just for you. J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions teamed up with writers Oren Uziel and Doug Jung to introduce us to—dun dun dunnnn—The Cloverfield Paradox. The story was adapted from Uziel’s original screenplay,…

Thunder Road | Hostiles | Rated R

Hostiles is such a complicated film, though I guess I should have expected as much from anything starring Christian Bale and directed by Scott Cooper (Black Mass). You can imagine how exciting something like this would sound in a pitch meeting, too: A Western—which is the hallmark of American grit…

The More They Stay the Same | The Post | Rated PG-13

The Post is a too-close-for-comfort, but arguably brilliant, American docudrama that knowingly parallels political events from the past 14 months. If you watch television, use social media, tune in to a particular news station or utilize the web, the events portrayed in this film may be eerily familiar. The Post,…

Not Another Replicant | Blade Runner 2049 | Rated R

Reboots and sequels, amiright? We’re gonna be seeing a lot of them in the next few years. Dirty Dancing, Drop Dead Fred, Pet Sematary, The NeverEnding Story, Clue, The Birds, Police Academy, Scarface and Gremlins are all either in preproduction or production. Twenty first century America is a manifestation of…