McDormand Marvels in “Nomadland”

“Nomadland,” directed by Chloe Zhao, finally came out to be seen nationwide after what has felt like such a long build up. I first heard about “Nomadland” in August of last year, as it was being touted...

“Malcolm and Marie” is Mediocre at Best

“Malcolm & Marie” is among the few recent films that was written and made during the COVID-19 pandemic and then released on a streaming service. HBO Max had “Locked Down,” which directly referenced...

A Second Moment at Sundance

In last week’s issue, I walked you through the first half of some of the films I was able to see as a press member at the Sundance Film Festival. In this week’s issue, I want to tell you about some more of...

Streaming Services Attempt to Save the Movies

The holiday season isn’t going to feel the same without going to the movies with friends and family to see all of the latest hits. With the exception of “Wonder Woman 1984,” there aren’t any large...

“Mank” Makes Quite a Bit of Oscar Buzz

I need to preface this review by stating that David Fincher is my favorite director working in Hollywood today. Films of his like “Se7en,” “Fight Club” and “The Social Network” rank among my...

‘Let Him Go’ Leaves Much to be Missed

With COVID-19 cases spiking around the country and more films postponing their release dates, it looks as if we won’t be getting any major releases for the rest of 2020. With that being the case, if movie...

Borat is back, but is he better than ever?

It has been 14 years since Sacha Baron Cohen shook the film industry with the introduction to his now famous character, Borat Sagdiyev, a reporter from the nation of Kazakhstan. The character’s first...

Montclair Films Make Magic on the Screen

While many are stuck at home, wondering when life will go back to normal, film fans like myself are thriving off of the film festival season. This is the time when critics are allowed to see upcoming films...

‘On the Rocks’ is Easy Entertainment

There is still not much to be found when it comes to new movies that are being released exclusively in theaters. But, when a movie that is due to release on a streaming service is shown in theaters early,...