Category: The Twenty-First Century

Schumacher [2021]★★★

To miss a documentary about 7 time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher would be the equivalent of skipping a Martin Scorsese film. It might not be as compelling as 2011’s “Senna”, but it’s still a phenomenal look at Schumi’s career, from his time with Benetton in the […]

Dune [2021] ★★★½

No surprises there: Canadian filmmaker Denis Villeneuve delivers yet another knockout with “Dune”, an epic Science-Fiction saga that gives you everything you would expect from the man behind “Blade Runner 2049”, “Arrival”, “Sicario” and “Incendies”. Villeneuve isn’t the first one to adapt Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel (David […]

Jungle Cruise [2021] ★★½

 Part “The Mummy” and part “Indiana Jones” (with a dose of “African Queen”), Disney’s Jungle Cruise emerges as an old-fashioned summer adventure that will most likely satisfy audiences of all ages. Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt are both likable as a pair of explorers looking for a hidden […]

Black Widow [2021] ★★★

After countless delays, Marvel’s highly anticipated “Black Widow” finally hits cinemas this week. Was it worth the wait? I’d say yes, even if it doesn’t reinvent the wheel. As far as standalone movies go, “Black Widow” delivers blockbuster entertainment, the kind we’ve missed seeing on the big screen. […]