By: Cody Englander [Netflix, 2023] Rating: 1/10 Your Place or Mine is a movie that not only appeals to masochists in the most boring way possible, but ruins the day of anyone else who dares watch the thing. Read more: Movie Review: Puss in Boots: The Last Wish The movie stars Ashton Kutcher (playing a…
Upcoming Gorillaz film canceled by Netflix
By Rocco Prioletti, Contributor
[Photo courtesy of Rolling Stone]
The English-led animated band Gorillaz has been dumped by Netflix, amidst a slew of company-wide layoffs, staff changes and cutbacks. The film’s cancellation broke into the public eye just days before the release of their eighth studio record Cracker Island.
Movie Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7
By Ben Lindner, Contributor
From the opening minutes of The Trial of the Chicago 7, a story of the aftermath of the riots at the Democratic National Convention in 1968, it is clear exactly what the film is trying to be: an acting showcase with a fast, exciting script. It’s a movie made for people, like myself, who enjoy pointing at the screen and saying, “Hey, isn’t that the guy from that thing?” In that sense, the movie works extremely well.
Movie Review: Enola Holmes
Sometimes a movie throws too many balls in the air, and though it might catch some, it will always end up dropping just as many. That’s basically Enola Holmes, a movie following the titular character (Millie Bobby Brown) as she chases after her missing mother (Helena Bonham Carter), all while being pursued by her brother, the legendary Sherlock Holmes (Henry Cavill). Brown is excellent as the lead, and she delivers every line with a tremendous energy and owns every one of her scenes. While not the most earth-shattering performance, Brown proves here that she can hold her own as the lead.
Movie Review: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
By Jessica Jones, Contributor [Netflix; 2018] Rating: 8/10 As if we didn’t already have enough Western-inspired movies from Joel and Ethan Coen, The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs brings you six short anthologies in one feature-length film. Each 20-ish-minute-long episode takes on a different perspective of living in the wild, wild West. This style of storytelling…