Fresh on 4K: ‘DOWNSIZING’ – a high concept that comes up short

March 20th, 2018 | 4K Ultra HD, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic DOWNSIZING Rated R, 135 minutes. Director: Alexander Payne Cast: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig, Rolf Lassgård, Ingjerd Egeberg, Udo Kier and Jason Sudeikis Matt Damon seems to be on somewhat of a losing streak after his Oscar-nominated performance in THE MARTIAN. With duds like THE GREAT WALL and SUBURBICON under his belt, he probably had high hopes for DOWNSIZING. Unfortunately, he and his fans ...


Movie Review: ‘UNSANE’ is ungood

March 19th, 2018 | Movie News, Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Courtney Howard // Film Critic UNSANE Rated R, 97 minutes Directed by: Steven Soderbergh Starring: Claire Foy, Joshua Leonard, Jay Pharoah, Amy Irving, Juno Temple Steven Soderbergh has fashioned himself as a pioneer when it comes to the art of filmmaking. He’s always up for experimenting with new tricks of the trade – whether those involve technical handiwork, or revolutionizing distribution models, like he did last year with the practically pristine ...


Movie Review: In ‘TOMB RAIDER,’ Adventure is out there

March 16th, 2018 | Movie Review, Reviews | 0 Comment

Connor Bynum // Film Critic TOMB RAIDER PG-13, one hour, 58 minutes. Director: Roar Uthaug Cast: Alicia Vikander, Dominic West, Walton Goggins, Daniel Wu, Kristin Scott Thomas Video game adaptations onto the big screen have developed somewhat of a cursed subgenre in the world of film. Whenever the announcement gets made that another gaming franchise is getting made into a feature film, fans of said franchise become simultaneously excited and terrified. ...