Review: BLACK WIDOW Forgets To Give Natasha Romanoff A Farewell

Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johansson) as Black Widow in Marvel Studios' BLACK WIDOW. Photo by Jay Maidment. ©Marvel Studios 2020.

Black Widow impresses with its larger-than-life action and terrific stuntwork. However, it forgets to give a proper close to its titular character. Avengers: End Game brings Natasha Romanoff to a literal close, so it’s a shame her first solo film leaves you wanting more in an unimpressed fashion. An action-packed, fun, emotional, and sometimes hilarious film… Continue reading Review: BLACK WIDOW Forgets To Give Natasha Romanoff A Farewell

Review: THE FAVOURITE Is An Intelligent Period Satire

Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz in the film THE FAVOURITE. Photo by Yorgos Lanthimos. © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

The Favourite is the newest film by director Yorgos Lanthimos (The Lobster, The Killing of a Sacred Deer). It is about a frail Queen Anne during the early 18th century as her favoritism shifts between her friend, Lady Sarah, and a new servant, Abigail. It debuted at the 2018 Venice Film Festival and has been… Continue reading Review: THE FAVOURITE Is An Intelligent Period Satire

Review: THE MERCY Is Enjoyable But Uneven

The Mercy is a new film directed by James Marsh (The Theory of Everything) and starring Colin Firth, Rachel Weisz, and David Thewlis. It tells the true story of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur sailor who attempted to circumnavigate the world alone. This movie manages to be thoroughly interesting, largely due to the compelling characters at… Continue reading Review: THE MERCY Is Enjoyable But Uneven