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Influencer review: a gritty social thriller

“Cassandra Naud steals the show in Influencer, the new sharply focused, deadly funny thriller from director Kurtis David Harder.” Benefits Cassandra Naud’s star-making lead performance A subversive, unpredictable script A shocking, game-changing twist in the first act Cons A third act that gets a little too convoluted for its own good An underdeveloped romantic subplot… Read More »

BlackBerry review: one of 2023’s best movies so far

“Director Matt Johnson’s BlackBerry is a lean and gripping rise-and-fall drama currently ranked as one of the best films of the year.” Benefits Matt Johnson’s confident, assured direction A trio with convincing lead performances A complicated story that is easily digestible Cons A third act that drags on a little too much Blackberry tells a… Read More »

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 review: satisfying conclusion

Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 3 “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is an overstuffed yet emotional send-off to James Gunn’s beloved trilogy dedicated to select families.” Benefits Rocket’s emotional origin story A visual upgrade for the MCU An improvement over Phase Five’s first film Cons Overlong Crowded Unremarkable villain The Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase… Read More »