Thank goodness for Edgar Wright. After penning one of the more interesting and enjoyable MCU films (Ant-Man), Wright is back from his four year directorial hiatus to give us Baby Driver- a high octane satire on heist films with a killer soundtrack.
Upon sitting down at an attempt to enjoy the sequel to a prequel of a beloved classic, my popcorn and I were ready to be whisked away with (at the very least) some form of entertainment. As the horrors unfolded both on the screen and script, I found myself once again wrestling with this question: Is it worth it?
When time is literally money, heroes arise from the most unlikely place.
Chock-full of Batman lore, laugh-out-loud absurdity, and even some compelling tender moments, The Lego Batman Movie is probably better than most Batman films.
An authentic story with nuanced characters and complicated relationships, The Case for Christ is unlike any other explicitly Christian film you’ve seen.
A screwball comedy with a three-way love triangle, The Philadelphia Story is ultimately about a divorced couple reexamining why their relationship failed. Surprisingly, those examinations, while couched in the extravagance of the comedy genre, draw some very valid conclusions.
Too often, short films go unnoticed in our cultural diet. But often they also have important things to say to us. Few films, short or feature-length, bring the gravity and honesty of Cruel Logic.