“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”: a Visual Feast that Runs too Long

“Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” is written and directed by Luc Besson and stars Dane DeHaan and Cara Delevingne.  The film is based on the comic book “Valerian and Laurine,” and is about an unknown entity that threatens to destroy Alpha, a location home to every known species from across the universe, … More “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets”: a Visual Feast that Runs too Long

“War for the Planet of the Apes”: Smart, Emotional, and Absolutely Stunning

“War for the Planet of the Apes” is directed by Matt Reeves and stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, and Amiah Miller.  The film is the third in the new “Planet of the Apes” franchise and is about Caesar and his attempts at revenge after the apes suffer brutal losses from the hands of … More “War for the Planet of the Apes”: Smart, Emotional, and Absolutely Stunning

“The Big Sick” is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years

“The Big Sick” is directed by Michael Showalter and stars Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, and Ray Romano.  The film is based on the true story of how Kumail met his real life wife, Emily Gordon, and the struggles that they both faced regarding Kumail’s family and Emily’s sudden illness that put her into … More “The Big Sick” is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years