Negative (Acquired Taste)

While one or two elements kept us going until the end, unfortunately, we’re of the opinion this film never reached the potential it was marketed to have.

Title card for Netflix's How It Ends.

How It Ends – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

How It Ends not only doesn’t answer its title’s question but also makes for a terrible online release thanks to its writing, pacing, and maybe even acting. Director(s) David M. Rosenthal Screenplay By Brooks McLaren Date Released 7/13/2018 Genre(s) Drama, Action Good If...
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Uncle Drew – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Uncle Drew, despite its comedic leads and sports stars, doesn’t deliver strong laughs or even play up what seemingly was supposed to be a touching story. Director(s) Charles Stone III Screenplay By Jay Longino Date Released 6/28/2018 Genre(s) Comedy Good If You Like Sports...
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Terminal – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Sadly, Terminal is the type of film which seemingly believes it is much smarter than you and has a mystery which doesn’t quickly unravel. Director(s) Vaughn Stein Screenplay By Vaughn Stein Date Released 5/11/2018 Genre(s) Action, Crime, Noir Noted Actors Annie Margot Robbie Mr. Franklin/Clinton/Super Mike Myers Vince Dexter...
Title card for Netflix movie Anon.

Anon – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Between a plot which seems like a small budget Minority Report to the dryness of Clive Owen and Amanda Seyfried, this may be the perfect film for a Sunday afternoon nap. Director(s) Andrew Niccol Screenplay By Andrew Niccol Date...

Blue Caprice – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Blue Caprice has all the pieces needed to be an action film with a decent amount of drama, but it loses you somewhere. I have an unfortunate curiosity when it comes to Black films. I...
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Red Sparrow – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Red Sparrow is further proof that sexual content and violence cannot compensate for a lack of intriguing characters or story. Director(s) Francis Lawrence Screenplay By Justin Haythe Date Released 3/1/2018 Genre(s) Drama, Crime, Mystery Noted Actors Dominika Jennifer Lawrence Nate Joel Edgerton Vanya Matthias Schoenaerts Nina Joely Richardson Stephanie Boucher Mary-Louise Parker Matron Charlotte Rampling General...

Peeples – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Peeples wastes all its potential for the sake of bad jokes and situational comedy. I avoided this movie because initial reviews were mixed and I let them get to me. Sadly, they were right. Despite...

Simon Killer – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

To be quite honest, I am not sure how I discovered this movie exactly. I was just searching about and found this despite not knowing a single actor, or anyone involved. Still, the trailer...
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Annihilation – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Annihilation shows why the sci-fi genre is usually combined with the thriller or comedy genre, and not with artsy indie drama. Director(s) Alex Garland Screenplay By Alex Garland Date Released 2/23/2018 Genre(s) Drama, Sci-Fi Noted Actors Lena Natalie Portman Kane Oscar Isaac Dr. Ventress Jennifer Jason Leigh Anya Gina Rodriguez Josie Tessa Thompson Cass Tuva...
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Golden Exits – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Golden Exits is a melancholy indie film which relies heavily on Emily Browning’s charm to get you through it. Director(s) Alex Ross Perry Screenplay By Alex Ross Perry Date Released 2/16/2018 Genre(s) Drama Noted Actors Naomi Emily Browning Nick Adam Horovitz Alyssa Chloë Sevigny Gwen Mary-Louise Parker Buddy (Arthur) Jason Schwartzman Jess Analeigh Tipton Sam Lily Rabe Summary A...