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Dewey Singleton - Film Critic
Groundbreaking is a word carelessly applied and rarely applicable in our world. Just because something is new doesn't mean we need to document that moment to preserve for posterity. However, there are those rare instances where that word doesn't adequately cover scope what's being discussed.
Dog Days highlights the power of companionship and the various forms of love which can originate from the furriest of our friends.
The Meg is a ridiculously constructed testosterone infused jaunt into a farcical world where Jason Statham is invincible and so are Tea Cup Yorkies. Some releases tend to dabble with insane concepts which defy all logic, while The Meg bathes in them to the delight of fans who crave more from where that came from.
After last week's episode of Succession, Adam McKay and Jesse Armstrong had all of us on what seemingly was a road to war between Kendall (Jeremy Strong) and Logan (Brian Cox) but the story took a sudden turn.
Marc Forster’s Christopher Robin is an intriguing exploration of the power connections have on us and a look at how as we grow older our identity morphs.
A couple of things became crystal clear after last night's episode of Succession. For starters, don't miss an episode because it puts you way behind (I was at the beach last week with my family). More importantly, a war is brewing inside the Roy family, and stakes are only everything Logan (Brian Cox) worked so hard to build.
Bo Burnham's Eighth Grade perfectly captures the Snap Chat driven Instagram like seeking identity crisis that is being an adolescent.
Christopher McQuarrie's Mission: Impossible - Fallout makes each setting or jaw-dropping sequence an integral part of the film's high octane adrenaline pumping narrative resulting in a final product which is both thrilling and stunning to witness.
Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason’s Castle Rock (which makes it debut July 25th on Hulu) takes a slow yet deliberate approach to universe building without sacrificing storytelling or character development.
Andrew Bujalski's Support The Girls is a well-crafted look at the power of sisterhood in the most unlikely of places.
Blindspotting is a scintillating unapologetic look at the splintering of American culture as it strips the identity of inner-city families replacing those with gross generalizations.
"Everybody Fucking Hates You" Stewie's (Arian Moayed) resounding statement of the obvious was the first hint at how twisted last nights episode of Succession was going to...
Leave No Trace's mesmerizing narrative, sublime cinematography, and powerful performances are brilliantly woven into a haunting tale of a veteran's struggle with PTSD.
Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation is a poorly written follow up devoid of any humor and offers an extremely predictable tale which seeks to capitalize on name recognition and nothing more.
Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind is a perfect balance of first and third person accounts creating a compelling look into a man who spread love everywhere but didn't know how to love himself.
A Simple Favor is slated for release in September which is largely considered to be a transitional month between the summer and award season. Could that trend be changing?
Mary Queen Of Scots has largely been regarded as an awards season release who has the potential of becoming a contender
Boots Riley's Sorry To Bother You is a brilliantly twisted and bombastic yet engrossing dive into the subject of race in America.
Rawson Marshall Thurber's Skyscraper is a crackling action film which evokes imagery reminiscent of the more infamous blockbusters while still blazing its own trail.
Amazon Studios released the trailer for one of their more compelling releases, 'Life Itself'. Dan Fogelman directs this release, and if that name sounds familiar to anyone, it's because he's the creator and writer of NBC's hit show 'This Is Us'.