Mulan is the female empowerment film that I wanted but didn’t quite get. There are well-executed parts to film—the acting, costumes, scenery, film score, and (most of) the script—that are worth watching. But, overall, Mulan is best enjoyed after its December streaming date.
There’s a pair of best friends, a bit of intoxicated adventure, and a sweet (oddly PG) romance. The Binge is the kind of film you can watch, enjoy, and then immediately move on from, a good palate cleanser between the news cycle and this season’s new, intense TV series.
Not without its flaws, Bill & Ted Face the Music is self-aware and offers the same goofy fun that made the first two Bill and Ted films enjoyable. If you’re looking for a film to distract you from your heinous—probably pandemic-related—woes, look no further.
All Together Now makes a powerful impact in its representation of positive teen relationships, but its attempt to represent more trauma and diversity than the story can handle deters it from reaching its apparent goal of serving as the ultimate "real" teen flick of 2020.
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens packs an incredible amount of heart and wonder into sixteen minutes. Touching on fascinating psychological, social, and political subjects, this documentary's only flaw is that it does not spend more time exploring each fascinating aspect of John Shepherd's story and its connection with our world.
Blumhouse and Amazon Studios have announced, today, their plan to release eight horror films for streaming--all genre pieces focusing on love and family--effective this October.
Halloween (2018), the soft-reboot to the horror franchise that reintroduced the unstoppable Michael Myers, was a fun trip down memory lane with good direction...