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  • Mercy Black

    Mercy Black

    ★★

    Mercy Black is another painfully by the numbers supernatural jump scare flick. You can find these movies by the dozens on all the streaming platforms. While having the luxury of not being the worst I've ever seen, Mercy Black is still very much lacking in imagination and takes no risks whatsoever. Ultimately it fails in setting itself apart from every other supernatural jump scare movie of recent times and easily finds its way into obscurity.

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

    ★★★★½

    Pure comic book movie bliss. Spectacularly entertaining on all levels, with an emotionally driven story at its core. Superhero movies don't get much better than this.

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  • Ingrid Goes West

    Ingrid Goes West

    ★★★★½

    Wow, where to even start with Ingrid Goes West? There is a lot to bite off and chew with this film, and in a good way. This a very solid dark comedy/drama. It is tragically funny, gently disturbing, sad, emotional and downright uncomfortable at times. This is a completely character-driven story and owes its success to a great cast. Aubrey Plaza completely knocks it out of the park as the title character Ingrid Thorburn, an emotionally unstable young woman who…

  • Us

    Us

    ★★★½

    Jordan Peele's second film is somewhat of a mixed bag for me, but mostly a positive one. Peele definitely offers a cinematic experience that is unique to his brand and is a talented filmmaker who brings a lot of interesting ideas to the table. My reservations are mainly with some of the writing. A lot of the twists and turns just didn't quite gel for me. There were times when I felt like Peele had so much going on in…