Review: ‘Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile’ Marches to a Loving Drum

The world of children’s films can be a mixed bag. For every Paddington, there are dozens of cheaply made cash grabs. Yet the ones that create an emotional heartbeat to stay with you. The passion of Lyle Lyle Crocodile surprises you at first. However, the winning cast and moments of brilliant character design make it … Continue reading Review: ‘Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile’ Marches to a Loving Drum

REVIEW: J-Lo and Lorene Scafaria Make ‘Hustlers’ a Brilliant Femme Fetale Crime Flick

Over the past few decades, crime films and content often focus on the men who perpetrate violent acts. Walter White took the world by storm, while Henry Hill helped define gangster films for an entire generation. The Sopranoes and The Departed focused on people who were not fit for the mental toll a life in crime takes … Continue reading REVIEW: J-Lo and Lorene Scafaria Make ‘Hustlers’ a Brilliant Femme Fetale Crime Flick

Red Box Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is Glitzy, Glamorous, and Absolute Fire

The death of the Romantic Comedy has been a really disappointing development in Hollywood. These are the kinds of films that helped to create many of the stars of the 1990s and early 2000s. The vehicle gave women an open place in the industry, and many of them used that clout to develop into stronger … Continue reading Red Box Review: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is Glitzy, Glamorous, and Absolute Fire