They do this one right, paring down the characters to an essential few and exploring their emotional depth. Avengers: Endgame takes risks and surprises us, mostly with its return to high quality acting and writing.Read More
Often been surprised by a movie after what a film critic said about it? Ever felt cheated out of big bucks on the recommendations of a punk 24-year-old? Or really loved the ones they panned? Well, you no longer need to feel out of step with the current movie review band. Different Drummer is for you. Read more about our take on the film world. And get ready to relive your favorite movies with the recipes that follow each review.
A film as spare and Spartan as the Nevada desert that hosts both the wild mustangs and the prison that houses its convict trainers. A brilliant character study that will haunt you long after you leave the theater.Read More
How do I love Netflix’s The Highwaymen? Let me count the ways.Impeccable leads and a fine supporting cast. Sharp dialogue, haunting images and music, with action nonpareil. But best of all, we finally get the story straight and the lawmen – not the thuggish criminals – are the real heroes.Read More
Pull up a front seat to India’s 9/11, where over 171 people were killed in a three day siege of Mumbai in 2008. We get an overview of the carnage, but the close focus on several victims and perpetrators at a luxury hotel makes us feel like we are right there with them.Read More
A tremendous script, spot on performances by the two leads, a wonderful sense of humor, and perhaps most important, humanity and hope replacing the edgy nihilism that so dominates current films.Read More