Review: Edge of Seventeen is a Teen Comedy Masterpiece

            Edge of Seventeen represents one of those rare occasions in which a movie manages to have it all: a pitch-perfect trifecta of great screenwriting, amazing performances, and precise direction. And while the film's subject matter is nothing new or revolutionary…

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Review: Arrival Offers Cerebral Close Encounters

The mysterious spacecraft in Arrival might as well be the tip of an iceberg. This thoughtful, deeply emotional film builds a delicately expansive tale about the power of words, stories, and connection around a plot ostensibly about alien contact.    Linguaphiles…

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Review: Hacksaw Ridge is Anything But Rusty

Mel Gibson returns to directing after a ten-year hiatus with Hacksaw Ridge, a fact-based story of faith and violence surrounding a US Army medic who singlehandedly saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa without firing a single shot.   Former Amazing…

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