Picking up from the end of "Toy Story 3,” Sheriff Woody is desperate to maintain his philosophy that a toy's duty is to their kid.
Let’s face it. Marvel holds a begrudging attitude toward character development for their female movie heroines. Despite hundreds of female superheroes in the Marvel canon with extensive, full-featured back stories that span half-a-century, only two have made it to the big screen in their own films.
“The Curse of La Llorona” intends to immerse viewers in a murky underworld and drown them in trepidation and dread. Instead, audiences receive a rearrangement of “The Nun” and “Momma” lavished with a stunning female-led, Latinx cast that suffers from anemic spirituality and the conversion of a culturally complex folk tale to rudimentary movie-making capitalism. Somehow this is supposed to fit in "The Conjuring" universe.
We live in a time where children are lost to accidents, mass shootings and domestic assaults. So, it is inadequate that Stephen King’s cult classic, “Pet Sematary” would be regurgitated as a blisteringly tame remake.
Jordan Peele’s créativité noire is back with another cerebrally gymnastic movie in “Us.”
The “Hidden World” exploits the stereotype of millennials as ill-prepared to pivot and overcome threats to their existence and that growing up is hard to do when you are outgrown by your friend dragon.
It’s complicated. That would be a more fitting title for “Miss Bala,” a remix of the much more impassioned and riveting, “Miss Bala” (2011). Brought to us by "Twilight” director, Catherine Hardwicke, and winning Phoenix Film Festival writer, Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer.
Matthew McConaughey is back with another feature dipped in his special brand of Southern fried gristle. McConaughey excels in films that drip with humidity and damp shirts.