Invincible Season 2 sticks the landing

The highly anticipated second season of the famous Prime Video series Invincible, created by The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman, has finally arrived after a long wait. Based on a Skybound/Image comic by Kirkman, Cory Walker, and Ryan Ottley, Invincible is an adult animated superhero show that tells the story of seventeen-year-old Mark Grayson (Steven Yeun), who is just like any other guy his age, except for the fact that his father is the most powerful superhero on the planet, Omni-Man (J.K. Simmons).

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Suburban Screams hits more than it misses Time

John Carpenter’s last directorial effort was the 2010 horror film The Ward, which went largely unnoticed. Before that, Carpenter took a hiatus after the poorly received Ghosts of Mars in 1999. Horror fans should know that Carpenter doesn’t direct all episodes in the series; he shares the job with others. So, how does Carpenter’s latest project stack up? It’s a mixed bag with some solid episodes, while others are overly familiar to horror fans.

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Fair Play is an effective throwback style thriller

Chloe Dormont delivers a nineties-style thriller for her directorial debut in Fair Play from Netflix. When a coveted promotion at a cutthroat financial firm arises, once supportive exchanges between lovers Emily (Phoebe Dynevor) and Luke (Alden Ehrenreich) begin to sour into something more sinister. As the power dynamics irrevocably shift in their relationship, the couple must face the actual price of success and the unnerving limits of ambition.

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Aporia is a different time travel story

Jared Moshe explores the classic science fiction trope in his latest film, Aporia from Well Go USA. Since losing her husband Mal (Edi Gathegi) in a drunk-driving incident, Sophie (Judy Greer) has struggled to manage crippling grief, a full-time job, and the demands of parenting her devastated teenage daughter (Faithe Herman).

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Mindless action fills King of Killers

Multi-faceted talent Kevin Grevioux brings his graphic novel King Of Killers to life in a same-titled film from Lionsgate. Following the murder of his wife, former Agency hitman Marcus Garan (Alain Moussi) is down his luck. While his mother-in-law and daughter try their best to support him, Marcus has seen better days. His former handler, Robert Xane (Stephen Doff), thinks Marcus should cool his jets when it comes to unraveling the mystery behind a tragic incident.

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A Million Miles Away is a standard biopic saved by Michael Peña

Acclaimed director Alejandra Márquez Abella collaborates with Michael Peña for her latest film, A Million Miles Away, a biopic of Jose Hernandez, the first migrant farmworker to travel to space. Abella pens the film’s screenplay with Bettina Gilois, and Hernán Jiménez which adapts based on Hernández’s memoir, Reaching for the Stars: The Inspiring Story of a Migrant Farmworker Turned Astronaut.

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Ari Aster & Joaquim Phoenix successfully collaborate for Beau Is Afraid

Eccentric director Ari Aster teams up with Oscar Joaquim Phoenix for his latest mind twist in Beau is Afraid from A24. Beau, portrayed by Phoenix, faces many challenges as an outcast grappling with the shadow of his mother’s influence. His existence is often a puzzle to him, causing him to feel anxious and paranoid when he ventures into his neighborhood, which feels familiar and chaotic.

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