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  • Finding Dory

    Finding Dory

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "Finding Dory is much more than a shallow end swim in the thematic waters of emotional, mental and physical disability."

    Read the full review here.

  • The Shallows

    The Shallows

    "It’s a film that knows its roots and isn’t afraid to maintain this humble conceit, even as it instills new life in an old formula and reminds us hat there’s still some bite left in shark tales."

    Read the full review here.

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  • The Invitation

    The Invitation

    "It’s a slow-burner; Kusama’s lingering shots down the house’s seemingly endless hallways instantiate a sense of claustrophobia; and Theodore Shapiro’s brilliant, nerve-wracking score, with its combination of synthesizer-driven motifs (which are reminiscent of The Shining) and physical instruments ( the plucking and tittering of strings), highlights one of the film’s primary conceits: the inability to distinguish the artificial, the imagined, from the real."

    Full review here.

  • Superman



    "Even as a lifelong, avid fan of Superman and, therefore, an admittedly biased interpreter of all things related to the Man of Steel, I have no problem admitting that Richard Donner’s 1978 flick is a movie that shouldn’t work."

    Full review here.