Hereditary is a horror film in the vein of classics like The Exorcist and Rosemary's Baby. Its story isn't cheapened by jump scares or cheap thrills, but elevated by a chilling slow-burn with revelations you do not see coming.
Safe works well as a classic misdirecting mystery with lots of twists and turns. Michael C. Hall fits the role well as the lead protagonist who strives to locate his missing daughter and bring her back to safety.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is another winning entry in the continuing stories encompassing the Star Wars Anthology. Alden Ehrenreich encapsulates the classic titular character perfectly in a story that informs on his past in a thrilling fast-paced adventure.
Cargo wants to be a unique zombie movie set in Australia, but fails to deliver the precious cargo. While still having some redeemable qualities, the missed opportunities in this Netflix original film are too many to overlook.
Deadpool is back in a zany sequel that's more meta than ever with tons of pop culture references. It's a hilarious and heartfelt ride as Ryan Reynolds continues to play the role of his life with astounding comedy and envious charisma.
Jason Reitman and Diablo Cody reteam for another darkly humorous drama starring Charlize Theron. Mackenzie Davis puts in a stellar performance as the titular Tully and Reitman gets back on track with a solid addition to his filmography.
Kodachrome is a Netflix original movie about redemption and reparations in a damaged father-son relationship. We talk about what it takes to forgive family, parental responsibility, and what goes unsaid in sex.
Here it is, folks. What we've all been waiting for. Avengers: Infinity War is the culmination of eighteen films in the MCU and it doesn't disappoint. Rousing action, breakneck pacing, and stakes to infinity make this the best film in the MCU thus far.
You Were Never Really Here is a film that hits hard and lasts long. Lynne Ramsey's assured yet spontaneous direction is a perfect outlet for an unforgettable performance by Joaquin Phoenix in a movie that doesn't shy away from darkness.
The film adaptation of the mega-successful novel centering on 80s nostalgia comes to the big screen from none other than Steven Spielberg. Filled with action and lots of popcorn entertainment, Ready Player One is a solid time at the movies.
In his debut film, writer-director Cory Finley creates a tense, dialogue-driven story, anchored by terrific performances by Olivia Cooke and Anya Taylor-Joy, and the final performance of Anton Yelchin.
Netflix's new original movie Mute is a sci-fi romp borrowing, not always successfully, from greater films in the canon, to the likes of Blade Runner and more. It's entertaining though, and worth a watch for fans of Duncan Jones.