‘Veronica’ Isn’t Much Different From Other Supernatural Horrors Seen Before

When a film takes place during a particular time period not of the present era, you’d like to think there’s underlying thematic purpose behind the decision. And when a film that, under normal circumstances, might have remained known solely to those who live and breathe everything new in cinema suddenly gains widespread, almost unanimously positive…

Structural Inadequacies Can’t Contain the Ambitious ‘A Wrinkle in Time’

Rarely does a movie’s trailer tell the full story, partially because if it has, then someone, or a group of someones hasn’t done their job well. Though as Ava DuVernay’s adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s “A Wrinkle in Time” proves, it isn’t just plot details that can be so quietly concealed. Based upon both of Disney’s…

‘Red Sparrow’ Lacks the Depth to Truly Take Flight

Moscow, Budapest, Vienna, London – four cities connected by their identities as capitals,  their containing a rich sense of culture and history as well as stunning architecture and being political and media epicenters not just for their respective nations, but also for Europe at large. They now also share being the primary settings for Francis…