REVIEW: “The Little Stranger” is mysterious, lacks bite


“The Little Stranger” is a demanding film. It expects viewers to play by the rules it sets, which mainly involve keeping them, as well as its characters, in the dark up until the very last frame. Where the average thriller would employ dramatic irony to place viewers one step ahead of the characters (think of […]

REVIEW: Modern storytelling in ‘Searching’


Though “Searching” has not been marketed as a film about the Asian American experience, Chaganty’s careful curation of details, for instance messages that say “eomma” and “appa,” Korean translations of mom and dad, respectively, make the film representitve of Asian culture.

The Biggest Hits & Sleeper Flicks of Summer 2018


The summer movie season of 2018 was exciting despite its fluctuating lineup of films. Big blockbusters performed impressively at the box office, but there were also a few intriguing films not in the limelight that are worth revisiting.