“Fresh” or the vagaries of dating in the modern world | MOVIE REVIEW

Swipe left swipe right. Swipe right.
Daisy Edgar-Jones, Sebastian Stan and Jojo T. Gibbs
Directed by Mimi Cave

Mimi Cave’s “Fresh” takes a long-understood truth, the dating world is difficult to navigate, and turns it into a affecting thriller that speaks to these times. In the digital age, while it may seem easier, swipe left, swipe right, to find love, it's also tougher to be single and to be looking for someone to be with. Gone are the days of face-to-face chats. To be in the same room as someone, ... more >

A film of many sinners and few saints, “The Devil All the Time” | REVIEW

"Some people were born just so they could be buried"
Bill Skarsgård, Donald Ray Pollock, Tom Holland and Riley Keough

“The Devil All the Time” is the excellent adaptation of the deliciously nasty and viciously grim novel from Donald Ray Pollock, who also narrates the film. This is the kind of southern pulp that grabs its audience by the hair and places them among the violent nature of its characters, all the while weaving a down-home gothic tale soaking in religiosity. But this is far from the wistful “come to ... more >

Captain America: The First Avenger

Stand up and believe
Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan
Directed by Joe Johnston

Henry Ford did not invent the automobile. But he likely invented modern life.  He then used his fortune to build Greenfield Village, a park dedicated to the preservation of the horse and buggy world he had nudged to the past. The further we go with technology, the more we have a fascination with the past. As the future becomes more artificial, we come to know the past as the only thing more ... more >