While the components are all here ultimately The Aftermath just never rises to the occasion, the war-torn romantic triangle of recrimination, longing and emotional mercy a pedestrianly forgettable affair.
Most importantly, Dumbo has a heart so overflowing in the hope for a better world and in the promise of future generations changing society for the better that it cannot be denied. I believed an elephant could fly, this Disney remake a beguiling fantasy that does its animated predecessor proud.
Gloria Bell is a spellbinding treasure, one that is deserving of multiple viewings if only to watch Moore dance her way through the story’s dramatic ins and outs with such irresistible brilliance.
Us is a rapturously astonishing excursion into the unknown that’s so consistently unnerving there were numerous moments where I felt as if I was watching it through the clenched fists that were covering my eyes.
Triple Threat is a massive, fast-paced cartoon that pits a number of the screen’s most iconic cinematic martial artists from Asia and the United States against one another and then allows them to face-off in extended bouts of hand-to-hand combat.
An imaginative mixed bag is still a mixed bag, and for anyone over the legal driving age Wonder Park might be one animated attraction not worth standing in line in order to ride.
If I decide to give The Wedding Guest a second look sometime in the future here’s hoping I can forgive the film’s missteps and embrace its many virtues more than I vexingly can right now.
From this point forward Green Book will always be judged by its Best Picture win at the 91st Academy Awards more than it will be assessed via the weighing of its various strengths and weaknesses.
For fans of classic 1930s and ‘40s horror, The Return of the Vampire is close to essential. It’s a quite entertaining and imaginative riff on both vampire and werewolf legends and features a wonderfully droll star turn by an elegantly magnetic Bela Lugosi.