Sadly, the winter months are pretty hit or miss when it comes to visiting your local cinema. Of course, there are awards-considered re-releases capitalizing on their critical success. But considering that many of these films are also available for home viewing, it is less likely that I would venture out to see them. And thanks to streaming, there is always something to watch.[Read more…]
At the time of posting, I am not even sure what the title of Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) will be. Ultimately something so superficial should not even matter. Because at the end of the day, Birds of Prey turned out to a pretty entertaining (and a bit violent) DCEU entry.
Clocking in at a relatively tight 1 hour 49 minutes (especially by contemporary comic book standards), Birds of Prey never feels like it is treading water storytelling-wise.[Read more…]
In looking back at 2019, The Aeronauts was definitely one of my movie (not) going regrets. While I missed the LFF premiere and subsequent limited theatrical run, I was able to take full advantage of my Amazon Prime membership and catch up.
Altogether, while I had problems with some of the story decisions, thanks to some solid lead performances and awesome and evocative photography, this is a film worth looking at, especially if you are into period pieces.[Read more…]