A movie night is alright, alright alright
Despite many years and improvements in technology since its release, Wrath of Khan remains the best Trek movie primarily due to its high-stakes storytelling and compelling understanding of its characters and their aging approach to knowledge and space.
Every Kirk and Spock interaction is classic, while the good captain’s back and forth with the titular villain is only elevated by Shatner and Montalban’s over-the-top performances bringing new life and depth to their rivalry.
It’s a rare sequel that tops the original and makes the series a mere precursor to this final showdown with devastating consequences. Guttural Kahn scream! Good night.
Kind of a misfire when push comes to shove, Ethan Coen’s Drive-Away Dolls has all of the pomp and quirk of his and brother Joel’s past work, but is grossly uneven with regard to tone and story.
Leads Qualley and Vishwanathan do their best with the material but from derivative tropes to generic stops along the way, this lesbian road-trip comedy is unfortunately not as funny as it wants to be, while the mystery and occasionally far-out elements didn’t quite land.…