Tag: Levi Miller

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ meets the mark, but never blows past it

| March 11, 2018
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ meets the mark, but never blows past it

When I saw “Selma” back in 2014, I knew I had seen something special. Not only did it top the list of my favorite films of the year, it kickstarted my love affair with Ava DuVernay, a director as versatile as she is undeniably talented. When it was announced that her next film would be […]

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CFF MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Better Watch Out’ is a cleverly demented holiday funhouse

| October 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
CFF MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Better Watch Out’ is a cleverly demented holiday funhouse

Even though it’s still early October, I have gone into full Halloween mode already, but apparently Well Go USA is already in Christmas mode in their release of “Better Watch Out,” and for 90 minutes at the Charlotte Film Festival, I had to exchange my pumpkin mask for a Santa mask to truly enjoy myself […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Pan’ is gorgeously underwhelming

| October 7, 2015 | 2 Comments
MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Pan’ is gorgeously underwhelming

When I heard Joe Wright was going to direct a big-budget fantasy film for Warner Bros., I basically peed my pants. Wright has done amazing jobs with low-budget films in the past, with the magical “Pride and Prejudice,” “Atonement,” “Hanna” and the incredibly lush “Anna Karenina.” If Wright knew how to do something, it was […]

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