Author: John Roebuck

Captain Fantastic – review

Viggo is fantastic. For a film that champions idiosyncrasy and individualism, Captain Fantastic unfolds in a curiously conventional manner. Director Matt Ross acknowledges that life isn’t as simple as quirky versus conformity,...

Blood Father – review

Road to redemption for Mel. Mel Gibson’s role in Blood Father may be the perfect response to the image that the actor cultivated as a result of his very public and personal outbursts in recent years. Jean-François Richet’s film...

War Dogs – review

Scorsese teaches these Dogs old tricks. It’s a testament to what Martin Scorsese managed to achieve with his masterpiece Goodfellas that subsequent filmmakers have been able to apply other true crime stories to the fundamental...

Star Trek: Beyond – review

The days of J.J. Abrams misunderstanding and misrepresenting Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek universe are over. Shed of Abrams’ under-confidence in the merits of the wildly popular franchise, in the hands of director Justin...

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