The (Boring) Game Is Afoot In “Enola Holmes”

The (Boring) Game Is Afoot In “Enola Holmes”

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

★★½ As far as late-night, not-really-paying-attention viewing goes, one could certainly do worse than Netflix’s Enola Holmes. It’s not really bad — producer/star Millie Bobby Brown is certainly...

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“The Call of the Wild” Barks Up The Wrong Tree

“The Call of the Wild” Barks Up The Wrong Tree

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer February 28, 2020

★★☆☆☆ A film like The Call of the Wild is built around dogs. The canine star determines the success of this type of film and its appeal (or lack thereof), which explains why Call of the Wild...

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“Sonic” Satisfies

“Sonic” Satisfies

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer February 20, 2020

★★★☆☆ I try to keep an open mind for every film I see, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some I dread. Sonic the Hedgehog certainly fell in the latter camp: it looked terrible, the film...

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Harley Quinn Soars In “Birds of Prey”

Harley Quinn Soars In “Birds of Prey”

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer February 8, 2020

★★★☆☆ A sequel to Suicide Squad, 2016’s divisive blockbuster smash, has finally arrived in the form of Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). Birds of Prey...

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The 2020 Academy Awards, Predicted

The 2020 Academy Awards, Predicted

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer February 8, 2020

Snubs notwithstanding, the 91st Academy Awards looks exciting. The majority of the nominees are deserved, the show is thankfully hostless, and there’s no clear favorite in a number of categories. The...

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“1917” Somberly Marches To Victory

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer January 16, 2020

★★★★☆ Why does Hollywood largely ignore World War One as viable filmmaking material? In rankings of the greatest war films, very few are set during The War to End All Wars; most directors...

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Top 10 Films Of 2019

Top 10 Films Of 2019

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer January 6, 2020

2019, contrary to some pessimistic headlines, was actually a pretty good year for cinema. Box office records were broken, a number of new talents were discovered, and of course, several great films were...

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“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”: There Is A Disturbance In The Force

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”: There Is A Disturbance In The Force

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

★☆☆☆☆ “Your journey nears its end,” croaks Emperor Palpatine, chief antagonist of all-things Star Wars in a trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The villain is certainly correct,...

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“Jumanji: The Next Level”: Game Over, Hopefully

“Jumanji: The Next Level”: Game Over, Hopefully

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer December 20, 2019

★★☆☆☆ You know the feeling you get when you’ve played a video game for too long? The controls are moist with sweat, your fingers ache from repeated bashings of buttons, your eyes grow weary....

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“Knives Out” Is Razor Sharp

“Knives Out” Is Razor Sharp

Sebastian Hunt, Staff Writer November 30, 2019

★★★½ A man has died. The authorities assume suicide, but an eccentric private investigator suspects foul play. At the center of it all is the man’s family: a set of quirky, possibly sinister...

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