“Isle of Dogs” is Visually Stunning and Incredibly Well-Crafted

“Isle of Dogs” was written and directed by Wes Anderson and stars Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Greta Gerwig and a whole laundry list of other stars. The film is about a dystopian Japan that shipped all of its dogs onto an island full of trash, and one kid named Atari Kobayashi (Rankin) who … More “Isle of Dogs” is Visually Stunning and Incredibly Well-Crafted

“Paddington 2” is one of the Best Kid’s Movie Sequels Ever Made

“Paddington 2” is directed by Paul King and stars Ben Winshaw, Hugh Grant, Sally Hawkins, and Hugh Bonneville. The film is about the young bear of Paddington, now well-adapted with his new family, attempting to get enough money to buy his Aunt Lucy a birthday gift, but this gets Paddington into trouble that threatens to … More “Paddington 2” is one of the Best Kid’s Movie Sequels Ever Made

“Father Figures” is a Dumpster Fire with No Comedy and Terrible Drama

“Father Figures” is directed by Lawrence Sher and stars Ed Helms, Owen Wilson, and Glenn Close. The movie is about two brothers who go in search of their real father after their mother reveals to them that she lied about their father’s true identity for numerous years. I didn’t have much excitement going into this … More “Father Figures” is a Dumpster Fire with No Comedy and Terrible Drama

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is a Surprising Blast of Fun

“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is directed by Jake Kasdan and stars Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan. The film is a sequel to the 1995 film starring Robin Williams and is about four high schoolers who get sucked into a video game with as characters much different than their actual personas, … More “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” is a Surprising Blast of Fun

“Downsizing” Completely Botches a Terrific Concept

“Downsizing” is directed by Alexander Payne and stars Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Kristen Wiig, and Hong Chau. The film is about a world where Earth is facing brutal problems with global warming and pollution, so a science comes out that allows people to shrink to very small sizes, where they can have a new, improved … More “Downsizing” Completely Botches a Terrific Concept