Review – Hereditary

From an A24 drought to two A24 films within a couple of weeks (you can find the other one here).  Critics have loved Hereditary, the feature film directorial debut for Ari Aster.  Audiences, on the other hand, have given it a D+ Cinemascore which I found incredibly encouraging.  Yes, encouraging.  Typically, the less general audiences... Continue Reading →

109. Patriots Day

When I first saw the opening seconds of the Patriots Day trailer, I briefly thought it was another, late-running trailer for Deepwater Horizon.  Of course, it became clear that it was a film about the Boston Marathon bombing in fairly short order, but the similarities shouldn't be surprising.  Both films star Mark Wahlberg and are... Continue Reading →

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