Legacy honored as Black Panther: Wakanda Forever tenderly chaperones its audience through grief and loss
But the movie is an ode to Boseman. Wakanda Forever is, at its core, a story of grief, resilience, and recovery.
Perhaps this recent shift in consumer interest helps make sense of the seeming contradiction between Smile’s aggressive promotion and thematic scope.
Once you’ve peeled back its layers, The Menu proves to be a clever satire on food culture as well.
Good Night Oppy (2022) looks at the most human thing we’ve sent to Mars: twin rovers named Spirit and Opportunity.
My Policeman ensures that despite their relationship’s foretold end, viewers will experience the heartbreak alongside the characters as they attempt to navigate the ramifications of the 1950s’ restrictive social culture.
If watching George Clooney and Julia Roberts play beer pong was not on your 2022 bingo card, you are not alone.
But the film truly shines when dissecting the economic value of beauty as it exists today with Instagram influencers and their ilk.
While the movie may be entertaining, it isn’t engrossing: its biggest shortcoming is prioritizing style while not having enough substance.
Discussions of loneliness and niceness and greatness all weave together to produce a profoundly philosophical masterpiece.
In this film, narrative doesn’t just take a backseat to style; it’s not even allowed in the car.
Shawn Mendes as a singing crocodile is objectively absurd, and yet, I loved it.
Despite some narrative and visual deficiencies, The Woman King succeeds in its dedication to painting a full picture of life in Dahomey.
Austin Butler resurrects The King in Elvis, imbuing his career with a newfound twenty-first century relevance
So what more is there to discover about the music industry star so influential that he was dubbed “The King?”
Rejecting the author’s heteronormativity, Fire Island centers the titular vacation spot known for its celebration of gay life.
Graham Moore’s directorial debut The Outfit (2022) whisks the audience along in a series of complications and dangles the hope of a conclusion with restored justice.
Based on Volume 0 of Gege Akutami’s beloved manga and anime series, Jujutsu Kaisen 0 (2021) is a dark fantasy film that expertly navigates the tricky web of pain and guilt that sits under the shadow of unreconciled grief.