This is not… US

Jordan Peele no doubt wants each of his artistic creations to stand on their own. They do. And they should. And yet. The Academy Award-winning behemoth that is Get Out will always be his benchmark. And rightfully so. That said, for his sophomore film, Us, as enjoyable as it is, is a tougher film to…

Young Adult

Young Adult, the latest from Hollywood Next-Gen’er Jason Reitman and his second pairing with Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody, is a complex, compelling and, often times, creepy character piece focusing on an alcoholic author, the ginchiest of clichés admirably played by Charlize Theron, who decides to reclaim the former greatness of her life by hooking up…

Superman Returns, Upgrades and even Reprises

“They can be a great people, Kal-El, they wish to be. They only lack the light to show the way.” The words of Jor-El via Marlon Brando, both spoken from beyond the grave, can not only be referring to the human race, but also director Bryan Singer and his able contingent of writers and fellow…