Retreating once again into a formula that proved successfully exactly one time, Men In Black returns in 2019, this time global and with a female lead in this tireless and bland retreat into the universe no one asked for.
Dark Phoenix is a sad conclusion to a series that rebooted with such promise but hasn’t serviced long time or casual fans.
Mostly these episodes come and go without a cohesive through line that sees them work for the benefit of the bigger picture. On their own they are as charming as tea with scones.
With Aladdin, Guy Ritchie seems to completely miss the opportunity that was granted to him and, in the process, falls on his biggest sin.
At this point it’s almost impossible to be objective about a Marvel Studios film. They transcend the expectations of not just the genre itself, but of Hollywood and the machinations of a blockbuster.
Hotel Mumbai director Anthony Maras really raises the tension throughout the film, expertly crafting a realistic story that doesn’t feel Hollywood glamourised.
Capernaum is the kind of film that comes every once in awhile that it’s impossible to be oblivious about.