Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews

Rent-A-Pal,

Rent-A-Pal navigates the dark side of friendship

IFC Midnight and director Jon Stevenson highlight the dark side of alienation in Rent-A-Pal. Set in the year 1990, a lonely bachelor named David (Brian Landis Folkins) searches for an escape from the day-to-day drudgery of caring for his aging mother (Kathleen Brady). While seeking a partner through a video dating service, he discovers a strange VHS tape called Rent-A-Pal.

Read More »
lacrosse, the grizzlies, miranda de pencier, elevation pictures, will sasso

The life lessons & lacrosse mix in the sport drama The Grizzlies

Director Miranda de Pencier delivers an impressive debut in the inspirational sports drama The Grizzlies from Elevation Pictures. Based on a true story, the film opens with a heartbreaking suicide of a young tee in a remote arctic town in North America. Before long, we meet the fresh out of college and aspiring teacher Russ Sheppard (Ben Schnetzer). Russ has taken on what he perceives as a place holding job, teaching history at Kugluktuk High School.

Read More »
THE BABYSITTER: KILLER QUEEN (Pictured) JUDAH LEWIS as COLE in THE BABYSITTER: KILLER QUEEN. Cr. TYLER GOLDEN/NETFLIX © 2020

Laughs & gore galore in The Babysitter Killer Queen

Director McG reunites with Netflix for The Babysitter: Killer Queen, a sequel to the network’s 2017 hit, The Babysitter. Two years ago, Cole Johnson (Judah Lewis) successfully defeated his babysitter Bee and her satanic cult. As luck would have it, Cole has become a laughing stock in the town and seen as the boy who cried wolf, given that Bee and all of her minions disappeared. The lad’s parents (Ken Marino and Leslie Bibb) even have him in therapy and want to send him away to a mental institution.

Read More »
Critical Thinking

Chess is Life in Critical Thinking

After a seventeen-year hiatus, actor John Leguizamo returns to the director’s chair for Critical Thinking from Vertical Entertainment. Set in Miami’s Dade County in the year 1998 and based on a true story, Critical Thinking tells the story five young men from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami.

Read More »
I'm Thinking Of Ending Things

Abundance confusion fills I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Ian Reid’s best-selling novel I’m Thinking of Ending Things, gets a Netflix adaptation from director Charlie Kaufman. A nameless young woman (Jesse Buckley) and her boyfriend Jake (Jesse Plemons) are on a road trip to meet Jake’s parents Suzie (Toni Collette) and Dean (David Thewlis). Jake gives Young woman a fair warning that his family is quite eccentric, which only adds to the hesitant reservations he had about the trip.

Read More »
Tenet

Tenet is a complex thrill ride

Visionary director Christopher Nolan brings his latest cinematic puzzle to the screen in Warner Bros. Tenet. Fair warning Tenet, is a film that demands the audience’s attention from the moment the score starts. The film opens with an undercover CIA agent known only as The Protagonist (John David Washington) amid a SWAT mission.

Read More »
Love, Guaranteed

Love Guaranteed is a harmless romantic comedy

A new romantic comedy hits Netflix in director Mark Steven Johnson’s Love, Guaranteed. The majority of gold-hearted lawyer Susan (Rachel Leigh Cook) involves pro-bono work. After a chance meeting with an endearing physical therapist Nick (Damon Wayans Jr.), Susan learns that Nick wants to hire her law firm. He wants to sue the dating app service, “Love Guaranteed.”

Read More »

ABOUT US

Reviews And Dunn is a unique blog showcasing all things cinema, music & theater.

© Copyright Reviews & Dunn. All rights reserved

website designed by Red Robin Digital designers