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Swami sees
June 12, 2024
‘Sight’ follows ‘Cabrini’ and is the latest release from Angel Studios. Does it live up to their growing hype? Find out what we think.
Cramps in my Foxy Bones
June 8, 2024
Juneteenth rolls on but we are really here to talk about two throwback send-ups of Blaxploitation: ‘Bones’ and ‘I’m Gonna Git You Sucka’.
Martin Lawrence as Detective Lieutenant Marcus Miles Burnett and Will Smith as Detective Lieutenant Michael Eugene "Mike" Lowrey in Bad Boys: Ride or Die (2024), Columbia Pictures
June 7, 2024
With a paper thin plot and a bunch of unnecessary characters, Bad Boys: Ride or Die is a cash grab that can wait for Amazon Prime.
DAKOTA FANNING as Mina in New Line Cinema’s and Warner Bros. Pictures’ fantasy thriller “THE WATCHERS,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
June 7, 2024
The Fruit Stripe gum of film formulas, The Watchers loses its flavor and appeal as quickly as it attempts to entice.
Bobby Cannavale as Max Brandel in Ezra (2024), Bleecker Street
June 6, 2024
While failing to meet its own expectations, Ezra is a solid change of pace for audiences looking for something a little less nihilistic.
Furiosa (Anya Taylor-Joy) gets behind the wheel of a War Rig in Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga (2024), Warner Bros. Pictures
June 5, 2024
Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga is a positive addition to the franchise for those who want to learn more about the Mad Max world without Mad Max.
Illana Grazer as Eden in Babes (2024), FilmNation Entertainment
June 5, 2024
If you need an example that will help you convince someone that modern comedy is dead in 2024, look no further than Ilana Glazer’s Babes.
Ry Barrett as “Johnny” in Chris Nash’s IN A VIOLENT NATURE. Courtesy of Pierce Derks. An IFC Films & Shudder Release.
June 4, 2024
In a Violent Nature isn’t always riveting, but it’s the slasher genre seen through a fresh pair of blood-soaked goggles.
Sugar With Your Coffee
June 2, 2024
Start your summer off right with tales of voodoo and revenge in the Blaxploitation genre. This week it’s ‘Sugar Hill’ and ‘Coffy’.
Two-faced Greed
May 27, 2024
I Stand Alone: The Sully Erna Story debuted on AXS TV last weekend and gave one of ours the chance to see how the doc stands on its own.