“Thoroughbreds” is One of the Best Directorial Debuts in Recent Memory

“Thoroughbreds” was written and directed by Cory Finley and stars Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy and Anton Yelchin. The film is about two teenagers who become friends after they bond about the idea of killing one of their step-fathers. I didn’t know much about this movie coming in aside from the premise and the three lead … More “Thoroughbreds” is One of the Best Directorial Debuts in Recent Memory

“A Wrinkle in Time” is Ambitious, but a Complete Mess

An earlier version of this review was posted on The Lantern, check that out here “A Wrinkle in Time” was directed by Ava DuVernay and stars Storm Reid, Levi Miller and Deric McCabe. The film is based on the novel by Madeleine L’Engle and is about, to the best of my ability, a girl and her … More “A Wrinkle in Time” is Ambitious, but a Complete Mess

“Red Sparrow” is a Well Acted but Horrifically Boring Failure

“Red Sparrow” is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Jeremy Irons and Matthias Schoenaerts. The film is based on the novel by Jason Matthews of the same name, and is about a dancer turned Russian agent, or “Sparrow,” who is sent on a mission to the U.S. in order to find … More “Red Sparrow” is a Well Acted but Horrifically Boring Failure