Movie Review: ‘SLICE’ proves you can mess up a sure thing

September 17th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Kip Mooney // Film Critic SLICE Not Rated, 82 minutes. Director: Austin Vesely Cast: Chance the Rapper, Zazie Beetz, Rae Gray, Lakin Valdez, Chris Parnell and Paul Scheer A24 has proven itself to be the Miramax of the modern age. They pick up and finance a lot of great movies, many of which get nominated for a boatload of awards. But even with a mostly great track record, they can send out some duds. So while the first trailers for SLICE made it ...

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TIFF Review: ‘CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME?’ a dull attempt at portraying an undesirable character

James Cole Clay // Film Critic CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? Rated R, 107 minutes. Director: Marielle Heller Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells, Ben Falcone, Gregory Korostishevsky and Jane Curtin The brand of Melissa McCarthy has gained her worldwide fame. Her style of comedy has appealed to the masses for the better part of a decade by this point. As she has churned out movies at a brisk pace (not quite that of Adam Sandler), all of her ...

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Fresh on 4K: ‘OCEAN’S 8’ is a steal, shines in high-def picture quality

September 14th, 2018 | 4K Ultra HD, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic OCEAN'S 8 Rated PG-13, 110 minutes Director: Gary Ross Starring: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Mindy Kaling, Rihanna, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson, Richard Armitage When we reviewed OCEAN’S EIGHT in theaters earlier this year, we gave it a favorable score and praised the film for its star-studded female cast, even if it didn’t offer as many laughs as its predecessors. It’s now ...

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