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  • Beyond Skyline

    Beyond Skyline

    ★★★

    The kind of sequel that recasts the central couple from the original, primarily so they can appear in flashback to stuff we saw in the first movie, but makes one of them Australian this time around. Also the kind of sequel that has slapsticky bloopers over the end credits.

    I'm completely baffled by the plot -- what was the aliens' weakness...? How did the egg thing make the lights go red instead of blue, and why did that help...?

    But also, I didn't care?

    In other words, it's weirdly a lot of fun.

  • Skyline

    Skyline

    ★★★

    I don't know why I've been lied to all these years... this movie is good and you are all wrong!

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  • Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

    Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

    ★★★★★

    I truly believe this is a perfect piece of entertainment.

  • The Turning

    The Turning

    Even though The Turning has a lot going for it… a talented cast, some interesting visual flourishes, and a whole lot of thematic ambition… it’s unfortunately just a mess.

    The unnamed governess of the original novella is here called Kate, and she’s played by Mackenzie Davis, usually a brilliant, subtle actress. Her two charges, Miles and Flora, are played by Finn Wolfhard and Brooklynn Prince, both of whom have turned in excellent performances in the past. Here, though, tasked with…