Taylor Cherry reviews Mudbound, the Netflix original film that earned several nominations throughout the film industry awards season.
Taylor Cherry reviews the latest installment in the Cloverfield franchise, which skipped theaters and appeared directly on Netflix.
The addition of five live-action Batman films between 1989 and 2005 to the Netflix catalog provided Taylor Cherry an opportunity to revisit and reevaluate Tim Burton’s Batman (1989) starring Michael Keaton under the cowl.
Even if you dismiss the style and rhetorical techniques of documentarian Adam Curtis, his HyperNormalization does shed light on many issues of the day, and delivers several sublime, transcendent reveals.
Missed Madison Film Festival The Intervention | Clea DuVall | USA | 2016 | 88 minutes Four Star | Madison Public Library | Amazon Video | Google Play WUD Film member Vincent Mollica discusses at Clea Duvall’s The Intervention, whose ensemble cast delivers a smartly crafted and entertaining examination of modern relationships. Despite a 20-year […]
Erik Oliver suggests that Yeon Sang-ho’s Train to Busan injects the well-worn zombie sub-genre cycle with much needed vibrancy.
James Kreul discusses the latest film from Cristian Mungiu, Graduation, which like the filmmaker’s previous work (4 Months, 3 Weeks, and 2 Days) provides a uniquely Romanian look at the overlap between the personal and political.
Guest contributor Craig Johnson regrets that Ti West’s venture into the western genre, In a Valley of Violence, closely resembles the plot of John Wick. Despite the film’s strong cast, including John Travolta and Ethan Hawke, he also laments the loss of the best actor in the first act.
While Chris Lay liked the first film in the Klown franchise, he argues that the bad outweighs the good in the sequel, Klown Forever.
James Kreul discusses the first documentary to win the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, Fire at Sea, a portrait of life on the island of Lampedusa, and the front lines of European migrant crisis.