‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Review Haiku: A Woman Scorned

One of the more frustrating experiences for me when seeing a movie is when it has all the right ingredients but can’t make a meal worth savoring.

‘Bumblebee’ Review Haiku: More than Meets the Eye

Bumblebee has a lot going for it, but the most important aspect is its heart. It never feels like a cheap, toy-pushing cash grab, and even if it follows a proven formula, it respects itself and its audience.

‘At Eternity’s Gate’ Review Haiku: A Relationship with the Infinite

Willem Dafoe is fantastic in the title role, bringing the role a gentle charm that seems constantly threatened by a darker nature lurking in the shadows.

‘Vice’ Review Haiku: Power Behind the Throne

The movie is definitely not without its slant, but it doesn’t seek to be a “fair and balanced” look at such a powerful figure. It is part grounded biography, part wild political satire.

‘Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle’ Review Haiku: Running with the Pack

The visual aspects of the film manage to function as its best friend and also its worst enemy, at times.