Extra Ordinary

World. Class. In Ireland, the Extra Ordinary loner Rose (Maeve Higgins) is attempting to live a normal life. She’s got the talents that see her talk to the paranormal, sending spirits and ghosts to where they need to be. Her skills were cultivated alongside her father, Vincent Dooley (Risteárd Cooper), a legendary paranormal expert who […]

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First Cow

In any endeavor, it’s the getting started that’s the puzzle. Sometime in the early 19th century, a talented cook, fittingly named “Cookie” (John Magaro) has banded with a group of fur trappers, serving as their in-house (in-trek?) provider of nourishment on the Oregon Trail, hoping to find riches. Along the way, he crosses paths with […]

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Swallow

“Every day, try to do something unexpected. Push yourself to try new things.” It’s a passage Hunter (Haley Bennett) reads from a book. Her current life, by her own admission, is going great. She’s married to the love of her life, Richie (Austin Stowell), who has just been named to a very senior lucrative position […]

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The Assistant (2019)

TPS reports? Not quite, but the work that assistant Jane (Julia Garner) does is soul-crushing monotonous. Her responsibilities working at this big movie production company include—but are not limited to—dealing with angry customers, fetching food, and keeping the place organized. Was it mentioned that she’s barely getting paid, and working seven days a week? It’s […]

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Clemency (2019)

“I am alone, and nobody can fix it.” That’s a statement Bernadette (Alfre Woodard) Williams expresses when spending time with her husband, Jonathan (Wendell Pierce). As a prison warden who administers lethal injections, she’s long ruled her work domain with an iron glove, impervious to everything and everyone. There’s no doubt that Bernadette is amazing […]

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1917

April 6th, 1917. World War I still hangs in the balance between the Allied and the Central Powers. However, the pendulum could swing over the next two days. Why? The English forces are set to walk into a trap, one that the Germans have provoked by retreating from their advantageous position. Retreating is the only […]

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Waves (2019)

Some people are afforded the luxury of being average. Not Tyler Williams (Kelvin Harrison Jr.). He’s driven ruthlessly by his father, Ronald (Sterling K. Brown) out of love, albeit tough. As a high school senior, Tyler is on the right path towards college, regarded as a good wrestler and student. It’s a plus that he’s […]

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Richard Jewell

Better to be crazy than wrong. That’s the mindset that Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) takes into his law enforcement career. He’s a stickler for following the rules to a T, from his time serving at Piedmont College as campus security (that sees him fired due to being a “badge-wearing zealot”) to his security job working […]

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Uncut Gems

The power of the rock will always remain unparalled and undefeated. New York City jewelry store owner Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler) has managed to secure a rare, beautiful rock that has embedded in it valuable gems that hook anyone who looks at and holds the rock. They feel powerful…which is how Howard feels when Kevin […]

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