Happy Death Day 2U

And we don’t give a f*** it’s not your death day! After breaking free of the unexplained Groundhog Day-esque events in living and dying over and over repeatedly at the hands of the same killer on her birthday, it’s finally a happy day for college student Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe). She’s emerged from the fiasco […]

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Velvet Buzzsaw

Art lives. The rich and pompous spend their time ogling over exquisite pieces of art on the beaches of Miami and the posh spots of Los Angeles. For some, likeĀ art critic Morf Vandewalt (Jake Gyllenhaal), his job has turned way too personal, using his words to further some careers and kill others. For others, such […]

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Escape Room (2019)

Rules aren’t just meant to be broken. Sometimes, they’re in need of being broken. In the Windy City, college student Zoey (Taylor Russell), successful broker Jason (Jay Ellis), retired military veteran Amanda (Deborah Ann Woll), coal miner Mike (Tyler Labine), minimum wage store worker Ben (Logan Miller), and Escape Room superfan Danny (Nik Dodani) are […]

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Destroyer (2018)

To paraphrase an old lyric from Killswitch Engage, sometimes a person must destroy and rebuild for the sake of it all. As an idealistic and young Los Angeles officer, Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is placed alongside a seasoned veteran in Chris (Sebastian Stan), ), tasked to infiltrate and bring down one of the country’s most […]

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Widows (2018)

Hell hath no fury like women scorned. A precision-based criminal unit specializing in heists over the years in Chicago, Illinois meets their untimely end during one of them. In their demise, they leave their wives in Veronica (Viola Davis), Linda (Michelle Rodriguez), Alice (Elizabeth Debecki), and Amanda (Carrie Coon) attempting to pick up the pieces. […]

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Halloween (2018)

He’s coming home, he’s coming home. Tell the world he’s coming home. Who’s coming home? Michael Myers (Nick Castle), of course. Where’s he returning to? Haddonfield, Illinois, the scene of his infamous massacre 40 years ago on Halloween night. Since that night, Myers has been incarcerated in Smith’s Grove Sanitarium, with many futile efforts made […]

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Bad Times at the El Royale

Staying at Hotel Rwanda might be safer. It is 1969, and right on the edge of Nevada and California is a hotel known as the El Royale. A decade ago, this was the place to be where everyone near and far would come to enjoy life. That was before a deadly incident occurred on the […]

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A Simple Favor

Would you kindly do…A Simple Favor? Widow Stephanie Smothers (Anna Kendrick) gets by with her deceased husband’s life insurance and manning a popular—if oft-ridiculed, vlog on YouTube. The bubbly mother immerses herself in the life of her son, Miles (Joshua Satine) and his class. Miles is best friends with another boy in the class, whose […]

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Searching

So very glad I didn’t grow up in this media-centric age. In the early years, David Kim (John Cho) was extremely close to his daughter, Margot (Michelle La). They did everything together, and their adventures were documented over time on the family PC. As things go as it pertains to kids becoming teens, the love […]

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The House With a Clock In Its Walls

Time waits for no man, or house. Upon the death of his parents, young Lewis Barnavelt (Owen Vacarro) is taken in by his uncle, Jonathan (Jack Black). Jonathan lives in a sprawling mansion with his old friend in Florence (Cate Blanchett). There’s something about this house. Inanimate objects move, and, there’s a frequent ticking sound […]

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