Middle school is a time filled with awkward growing pains and moments of self-discovery, though many may try to repress those memories. Comedian-turned-director Bo Burnham encapsulates the essence of early adolescence in his debut feature film.
Terminal wraps together the tales of assassins who take on a mysterious mission, an ill English teacher facing his inevitable demise, a curious janitor, and the double life of a strange waitress working in the middle of the night at a seedy 24-hour diner.
The story of Tonya Harding’s career has been hashed over by journalists, in midday movie specials and documentaries – so an attempt at a fresh and irreverent take on the events in 1994 is understandable as movie fodder.
The delightful sequel to 2014's Paddington, finds Paddington Bear (voiced by Ben Whishaw) settled into his new life in London as a favorite member of the Brown family and a beloved member of the community.
What could have been a smart, witty and timely exploration of middle-class desire and consumerism, ideas of utopia, environmentalism and our impact on the earth, turned out to be the fatigued and dull journey of a guy finding enlightenment via the oppression of others.
Chosen as the Icelandic entry for Best Foreign Language Film at this year’s Academy Awards, Hafsteinn Gunnar’s drama follows the feud that unfolds between two neighboring families over a large tree that casts a shadow over a sunroom.