Review: BlacKkKlansman

Spike Lee's latest feature film, BlacKkKlansman, tells the story of the first African-American police officer in Colorado Springs during the 1970's and his efforts to infiltrate the Ku Klux Klan. What follows is a brilliantly constructed, often hilarious, and scathing juxtaposition of race relations then and now. The film hits you like a sledge hammer … Continue reading Review: BlacKkKlansman

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Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

After 22 years, with the exception of John Woo's stylish but silly second installment, the Mission: Impossible series has consistently topped itself and become one one of Hollywood's most dependable and exciting franchises. Fallout not only raises the bar, but it makes every other action franchise look like child's play. The action sequences here are … Continue reading Review: Mission: Impossible – Fallout

Review: Hereditary

First-time writer/director Ari Aster brilliantly fuses horror metaphor and classic scares into a powerfully unsettling and disturbing depiction of familial collapse. Toni Collette gives a powerhouse performance in a film that is densely packed with big and frightening ideas. It's a slow burn of unnerving atmosphere and palpable dread that escalates toward a descent into … Continue reading Review: Hereditary