Madame Claude [2021] ★½

From the trailer and poster, you’d think this fact-based story about Madame Claude, the woman who created a business empire dedicated to prostitution in 1960’s Paris would be at least intriguing to check out. Alas, the final result is an incoherent mess that doesn’t have any of the […]

Thunder Force [2021] ★½

Netflix’s “Thunder Force” reminded me why I started this blog in the first place: to watch shitty movies so you don’t have to. It’s dumb and derivative, and it gives superhero movies a bad name (if you can even call it that). I like Melissa McCarthy and Octavia […]

Run [2021] ★★★

After her deliciously creepy performance in the Netflix series “Ratched”, Sara Paulson delivers the goods yet again in the new thriller “Run”, from “Searching” writers Aneesh Chaganty and Sev Ohanian. The duo have done it again by delivering a suspenseful 90 minute rollercoaster that doesn’t pull its punches. […]

Malcom & Marie [2021] ★★½

“Malcom & Marie” is all about good performances, and both Zendaya and John David Washington deliver. But I wish I could say the same about the movie itself. It’s certainly  well-shot and features a pair of powerhouse performances. But halfway through, I found myself drifting away from it, […]

The Dig [2021] ★★½

Sometimes, a movie is easy to watch because of its star power. Ralph Fiennes and Carey Mulligan are both a treat to watch in Netflix’s latest period piece “The Dig”, and they’re reason enough to stream it. Of the story, I can only say that it was quite […]