This movie is a mind-numbing, soul-crushing, spirit-breaking endeavor that will sap you of your will to live and squash your faith in humanity. Watching it is the equivalent of bashing your skull into a wall for an hour and 41 minutes — both will obliterate the same number of brain cells.
Netflix’s latest true-crime documentary, “Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez,” adds a deeper layer of analysis to one of football’s most complex figures, including his 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd, as well as other criminal activity the player was linked to. It is the most comprehensive view of Hernandez relating his alleged queerness, family structure and the cult of football to his story.
In 2015, after buying the franchise from George Lucas, Disney began to produce its own series of “Star Wars” film, picking up where the original saga left off. The initial two entries — J.J. Abrams’ “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “Rogue One: A Star War Story” directed by Gareth Edwards — were both fairly well-received by the fanbase and made a large profit.
“Rare” is not a diamond in the rough but rather a mass-manufactured cubic zirconia in a polished display case.
FYI: It’s impossible to watch “Little Women” without getting at least a tad misty-eyed.
Marielle Heller’s drama biopic “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” takes an in-depth look at the real-life hero Mr. Fred Rogers’ powerful influence on humanity, faithfully honoring him yet never feeling like a puff piece.
The film tells the story of Charlie, his wife Nicole (Scarlett Johansson), their son Henry (Azhy Robertson) and the divorce driving their family apart.
James Gray, a School of Cinematic Arts alumnus, is no stranger to making films about fathers and sons.
Unlike many music biographies, the film embraces the extravagant style the singer is known for and infuses it into every stylistic choice — turning what could have been a predictable, formulaic tale into an refreshin, empathetic experience.
The fight for the Iron Throne has begun again — and this time, for good.