Review by Nóra Wittmann David O. Russell’s (American Hustle (2013), Silver Linings Playbook (2012)) newest feature Amsterdam (2022) tries embarrassingly hard to entertain but fails to meet the expectations to be a light yet engaging comedic murder mystery. Valerie (Margot Robbie), Harold (John David Washington) and Burt (Christian Bale) are close friends who stuck togetherContinue reading “Amsterdam”

Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey

Review by James McCleary The past three years have been an exceptional feat for DC Films in terms of successfully recovering from their disastrous attempts to imitate the Marvel formula, the culmination of which took the form of the critical and commercial monstrosity formerly known as Justice League. More than anything else, this quality uptickContinue reading “Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey”

The Case for Best Picture: Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood

Written by Steven Hanrahan What more is there left to say about Quentin Tarantino that hasn’t already been said? Both the man himself and his filmography have been extensively, obsessively scrutinized by cinephiles and ‘film bros’ alike for nearly three decades now, ever since he shot to cult movie infamy with 1992’s Reservoir Dogs. OfContinue reading “The Case for Best Picture: Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood”