She Said: Why It’s Too Soon For A #MeToo Movie

She Said: Why It’s Too Soon For A #MeToo Movie

The message that Hollywood sent after #MeToo and #TimesUp was that it was no longer standing up for abuse and violence within the industry. The actors wore pins at award ceremonies, spoke out against a now jailed Harvey Weinstein, Y made big gestures how they would speak for women. However, when you look at Hollywood, … Read more

Cinema Movie Roundup: November 25, 2022

Cinema Movie Roundup: November 25, 2022

bones and all (18)Directed by Luca Guadagnino★★★ FROM the director of Call Me By Your Name comes a heartwarming but terrifyingly dark and macabre coming-of-age love story set on a road trip, with a biting twist. Based on Camille D’Angelis’ young adult novel of the same name, the film, set in the 1980s, follows 18-year-old … Read more

Watchlist: What we’re streaming in December | bakersfield life

Watchlist: What we’re streaming in December |  bakersfield life

Ah, December. A month of celebration, camaraderie, and most importantly, virtually interchangeable best-of lists from just about every source you can imagine, from critics to politicians to Facebook friends who took a college film class. I’d be happy to use this space to add to that onslaught, but I really haven’t been too impressed by … Read more

Glass Onion | Reelviews Movie Reviews

Glass Onion |  Reelviews Movie Reviews

Having recently given up on one franchise (the James Bond one), Daniel Craig wasted no time jumping into another. Although Rian Johnson knives outwhich featured Craig as super-detective Benoit Blanc, hit theaters before no time to diethe one-off murder mystery didn’t become a series until after Craig was done with 007. glass onion (awkward full … Read more

The Quiet | Cinema | movie features

The Quiet |  Cinema |  movie features

None of our collective yearning for the 1990s surprises me, though I was too young to enjoy most of it: the slip dress was called age-inappropriate, shows like Beverly Hills, 90210 they were off limits, and owning a Super Nintendo Entertainment System was still a pipe dream. Still, as a Pakistani tween growing up in … Read more

Quentin Tarantino says the movie star is dead, he’s at least half right

Quentin Tarantino says the movie star is dead, he’s at least half right

Chris Hemsworth in Thor: Ragnarok. Photo/Supplied OPINION: Quentin Tarantino can sometimes seem a bit surly. He and a bunch of mostly old, mostly male celebrity directors are pretty upset about the state of movie culture in 2022. What really irritates them is Marvel’s dominance, with Disney comic book movies like Synonymous with any intellectual. highly … Read more

Martin Scorsese’s ‘Goncharov’: How an Imaginary Masterpiece Was Invented

Martin Scorsese’s ‘Goncharov’: How an Imaginary Masterpiece Was Invented

“The clock will strike for everyone. Even for you, Goncharov. It’s an iconic line up there with some of the best in cinema like “We’re going to need a bigger ship” and “Frankly, darling, I don’t give a damn.” There’s a strong case that Scorsese’s 1973 film goncharov it is his masterpiece. It features standout … Read more

Detective Story (Blu-ray Review)

Detective Story (Blu-ray Review)

Reviewed by: dennis seuling Review date: November 22, 2022 Format: blu ray disc Director William Wyler release dates) 1951 (November 29, 2022) studies) Paramount Pictures (Kino Lorber Studio Classics) Movie/Show Rating: A Video grade: A sound grade: A Grade Extras: B+ Check Police novel He tackles a taboo subject head-on in a gritty portrait of … Read more

Review: Netflix’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is one of the purest pop delights of the year

Review: Netflix’s Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is one of the purest pop delights of the year

Daniel Craig returns as Detective Benoit Blanc in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery.John Wilson/Courtesy of Netflix Crystal Onion: A Knives Out Mystery Written and directed by rian johnson Protagonist Daniel Craig, Janelle Monae, and Edward Norton Classification PG; 139 minutes Opens in select theaters November 23; streaming on Netflix starting December 23 Critic’s Choice … Read more