Friday, May 7, 2021

What to Watch This Weekend: Wrath of Man, Paper Tigers, Columnist, Water man, Judas and the Black Messiah, Human Factor, Initiation, Sons of Sam

For A Darker Guy Ritchie Experience: Wrath of Man (In Theaters)
Wrath of Man has Ritchie's trademark sharp writing, style, and a solid Statham performance, but with a darker tone and more intense action.  For more information, check out the review!

For The True Crime Fans: The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness (Netflix)
The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness details a fascinating theory and the brilliant but flawed proponent of it with amazing clippings, clips, and plenty of research.  For more information, check out the review!

For A Bloody Good Free Speech Satire: The Columnist (Virtual Cinema)
The Columnist is a stylish and entertaining satire--fueled by Katja Herbers's wonderful performance--about the dangers of social media and the very painful effect that online activities can have on real people.    For more information, check out the review

For A Crazy, Murderous Horror Party: Initiation (Theaters and Digital)
Initiation's college slasher party is amplified with great practical effects, brutal deaths, a good amount of tension, and a social media message.  For more information, check out our review!

For A Fascinating Historical Documentary: The Human Factor (In Theaters)
The Human Factor is a fascinating look at peace in the middle east, with great narration, clever effects to keep the viewer engaged, and a humbling look at just how complicated this issue really is.   For more information, check out the review!

For A Family Film Dealing With Real Issues: The Water Man (In Theaters)
Nomadland highlights a different, beautiful lifestyle with a very human performance by McDormand, amazing cinematography, and a wonderful sense of community.  For more information, check out the review!

For A Thoroughly Entertaining Martial Arts Film: The Paper Tigers (In Theaters and Digital)
Paper Tigers will knock you out with its wonderful comedic style, over the top and over the hill characters, and the amazing camaraderie and heart of the main trio.  For more information, check out our review!

For A Powerful Film About Racial Injustice: Judas and the Black Messiah (Redbox)
Judas and the Black Messiah is an amazing, powerful film that chronicles the short life of a charismatic leader, and highlights ideals and injustices that are still relevant today.  For more information, check out the review!

Fried Barry Review: A Drug, Sex, and Adrenaline Fueled Trip

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 92 minutes
Starring Gary Green, Bianka Hartenstein, Sean Cameron Michael, Chanelle de Jager, Joey Cramer, and Jonathan Pienaar
Written By:  James C. Williamson and Ryan Kruger
Directed By: Ryan Kruger

Fried Barry follows the story of a drug-addled degenerate who, after yet another bender, gets abducted by aliens. Barry takes a backseat as his alien visitor assumes control of his body and takes it for a joyride through Cape Town. What follows is an onslaught of drugs, sex and violence as Barry’s alien tourist enters the weird and wonderful world of humankind.

Fried Barry is definitely a unique trip.  The film is just a random experience from start to finish.  It starts slowly as you get to meet Barry and then his new inhabitant.  But after that, it gets amped up to 11.  From sex, to drugs, to violence, and everything in between, Fried Barry will have you experiencing all sorts of craziness on Barry's wild night.  Like a child, Barry experiences all sorts of life experiences in one night.  

Fried Barry is made by Green's ridiculous, intense performance.  He has to wear lots of hats and his performance is out of this world.  Love or hate his character, Green's performance is perfectly situated for this bizarre situation.  The rest of the cast do well in this strange film, and I especially liked seeing Sean Cameron Michael again in a bizarre but perfectly fitting role.

But Fried Barry is also just a strange film.  It's not bad, but oftentimes it seems to be weird for the sake of being weird.  The movie has a strange obsession with sex and violence, and some grotesque instances that let you know just how odd Barry's night is.  It does have really good effects and plenty of set pieces.  And it also has a great, pumping soundtrack at times.  Some of Barry's stranger sequences are accompanied by a great beat that lets you feel the craziness that fuels this night.  Fried Barry is not a bad film, but it is a strange one and you have to be in the right mindset for it.  But if you are, this is one experience you won't soon forget.

Fried Barry is a drug, sex, and adrenaline fueled trip with some intense visuals, great music, and a unique performance by Gary Green! 

Rent it.

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The Unthinkable Review: Intense Drama and Exciting Disaster In Sweden

Christoffer Nordenrot	...	Alex Lisa Henni	Lisa Henni	...	Anna Jesper Barkselius	Jesper Barkselius	...	Björn Pia Halvorsen	Pia Halvorsen	...	Eva Magnus Sundberg	Magnus Sundberg	...	Konny Krister Kern	Krister Kern	...	Kim Karin Bertling	Karin Bertling	...	Farmor Ulrika Bäckström	Ulrika Bäckström	...	Klara Alexej Manvelov	Alexej Manvelov	...	Tholén Yngve Dahlberg	Yngve Dahlberg	...	Emil Håkan Ehn	Håkan Ehn	...	Lasse Tarmo Sakari Hietala	Tarmo Sakari Hietala	...	Bärplockaren Niklas Jarneheim	Niklas Jarneheim	...	Morbror Erik Arvin Kananian	Arvin Kananian	...	Sharokh Lo Lexfors	Lo Lexfors	...	Elin Liselott Lindeborg	Liselott Lindeborg	...	Lenny Rickard Lundquist	Rickard Lundquist	...	Landers Carlos Fernando	Carlos Fernando	...	Polis (as Carlos Paulsson) Rikard Svensson	Rikard Svensson	...	Jögga Johan Wåhlin	Johan Wåhlin	...	Råsmark Eleonor Leone	Eleonor Leone	...	Julia Erik Bolin	Erik Bolin	...	Insatsledare Magdalena Eshaya	Magdalena Eshaya	...	Tiggaren Carina Perenkranz	Carina Perenkranz	...	Minister Johannes Yachouh	Johannes Yachouh	...	Midsommmarfirare Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Lukas Ahlin	Lukas Ahlin	...	Midsommarfirare Måns Ahlin	Måns Ahlin	...	En av de svenska ministrarna Nicolas Dagsson	Nicolas Dagsson	...	Chockad kille när bron sprängs Susanne Hörnquist	Susanne Hörnquist	...	Säpoagent Linda Kulle	Linda Kulle	...	Pettersson David Laib	David Laib	...	En av de svenska ministrarna Mikael Nyborg	Mikael Nyborg	...	En av soldaterna Pauline Wågström	Pauline Wågström	...	Midsommarfirare

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 129 minutes
Starring: Christoffer Nordenrot, Lisa Henni, Jesper Barkselius, Pia Halvorsen, Magnus Sundberg, Krister Kern, Karin Bertling, Ulrika Bäckström, Alexej Manvelov
Director: Victor Danell
Writers: Victor Danell (as Crazy Pictures), Christoffer Nordenrot

In Swedish film collective Crazy Pictures feature "Den blomstertid nu kommer" Sweden faces a mysterious attack while Alex tries to reunite with his youth love, Anna.

Ami Ekström	...	co-producer Henrik Eld	...	co-producer Bernhard Lebourne	...	co-producer John Nordling	...	executive producer Albin Pettersson	...	producer: Crazy Pictures Olle Tholén	...	producer: Crazy Pictures Emil Wiklund	...	executive producer
The Unthinkable is an interesting hybrid film; part disaster movie, part action movie, part romance and family drama, this movie takes a lot of distinct concepts and merges them into a unique cinematic experience.  The movie is an ambitious one, with an intense disaster brewing amid Alex (Nordenrot)'s internal family drama and the coming to terms of his life's mistakes.  However, in doing that he is forced to confront his abusive but loving father and his childhood love.  And amid all of this he has to stay alive during a strange happening that is causing death and destruction throughout Sweden.

The Unthinkable effectively tells this disaster story through some amazing acting by its large cast and some great special effects.  Although this movie is mostly a drama, the effects do not play second fiddle.  Huge explosions, dramatic sequences, and some intense hand to hand fighting let you know that this movie takes its action seriously.  And that these visuals are accompanied by some world-ending sound helps with both the excitement and confusion of this time.  But the main draw of this film is the drama that occurs amid this world-ending event, starting from Alex's childhood and progressing into modern times.  You get to see where he came from and what he wishes he had done, along with the lives of many characters that intersect with Alex during this crazy time.

However, although The Unthinkable tells a unique story and is an experience that I did not expect, the film doesn't quite come together.  The start is filled with these intense sequences of both drama and action, but I really couldn't tell what was going on or how everyone connected.  Part of this might be the run time, which let the directors spend extra time developing these characters.  But even when the action started (much farther into the film than I expected), I still did not have a good sense of how everyone fit together.  The film has so many plot threads and so many disparate sequences that it makes it tough to weave them all together.  And sometimes it feels like the world ending event is an afterthought to the interesting romance.  Finally, the film has a few plot holes involving this event that are not cleared up during the movie's long but exciting run time.

The Unthinkable is a unique experience, with an intense drama amid an apocalyptic event. The effects and characters will keep you motivated as you learn about their past and their fate.

Rent it.

Directed by  Victor Danell	...	(as Crazy Pictures)Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)   Victor Danell	...	(as Crazy Pictures) Christoffer Nordenrot
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The Boy From Medellin Review: An Intimate Look At The International Superstar

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 95 minutes
Directed and Produced by Matthew Heineman
Starring Jose Alvaro Osorio Balvin

From Academy Award®-nominee and Emmy-winning filmmaker Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land, City of Ghosts, A Private War) comes an astonishingly intimate portrait of one of the biggest international music superstars of our time. THE BOY FROM MEDELLÍN follows J Balvin as he prepares for the most important concert of his career--a sold-out stadium show in his hometown of Medellín, Colombia. But as the performance draws ever closer, the streets explode with growing political unrest, forcing the Latin Grammy-winning musician to wrestle with his responsibility as an artist to his country and his legions of fans around the globe. As the public pressure of the approaching concert heightens, behind the scenes Balvin also continues to deal with the anxiety and depression that has plagued him for years. Shot entirely in the dramatic week leading up to the concert, the film gives and intimate and up close look at this superstar.

The Boy From Medellin does give an intimate look at the international superstar, including going back to his roots and showing where he grew up.  It is a surprisingly candid and unfiltered look at the superstar.  J Balvin speaks his mind and is very open with his life and his struggles with mental health.  I really loved seeing how honest he was in discussing his life and his career; Balvin spoke openly about dealing with depression and his need for help.  And you get a real time look at this as Balvin is also open about his growing anxiety as the biggest concert of his career grows closer. It was insightful to see him deal with stress, anxiety, and his fear of failure despite everything he has.  Sure, Balivin has a great life, but he has worked hard to get there and having a good life doesn't make you immune from depression.  

The film also gives you a look at Balvin's inner circle; those who he relies on and trusts to help guide his life and decisions.  Those are also interesting to watch as you get to see some people that knew him before he was a superstar.  It is fun to see these people interact with him as Jose and not as the musician.  But I also loved seeing Balvin interact with his fans.  The man seems to be a genuinely good person who loves his fans and those around him.  He stops all the time for pictures, autographs, and other interactions and it seems like he is genuine in this love of other people.  But the film does have a slow pace as it sometimes deals with his own mental insecurities.  This can lead to sections where not much happens as he gets treatment or tries to overcome his own anxiety.  These are important themes but they can disrupt the pace of the film.  And if you don't know who Balvin is, seeing an intimate portrait of his life might not be the most engaging thing.  But for fans, The Boy From Medellin gives you a close up look at this international star and some of the reasons why he is so popular.

The Boy From Medellin gives an intimate look at the international superstar, with unfiltered access to his life, his struggles with anxiety and depression, and his genuine joy at performing.

Rent it.

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Without Remorse is available on Amazon Prime Video on April 30, 2020.

Thursday, May 6, 2021

Wrath of Man Review: Guy Ritchie's Trademark Style Gets Darker and More Serious

Jason Statham	...	H Holt McCallany	Holt McCallany	...	Bullet Rocci Williams	Rocci Williams	...	Hollow Bob Josh Hartnett	Josh Hartnett	...	Boy Sweat Dave Jeffrey Donovan	Jeffrey Donovan	...	Jackson Scott Eastwood	Scott Eastwood	...	Jan Andy Garcia	Andy Garcia	...	Agent King Deobia Oparei	Deobia Oparei	...	Brad Laz Alonso	Laz Alonso	...	Carlos Raúl Castillo	Raúl Castillo	...	Sam Chris Reilly	Chris Reilly	...	Tom Eddie Marsan	Eddie Marsan	...	Terry Niamh Algar	Niamh Algar	...	Dana Tadhg Murphy	Tadhg Murphy	...	Shirley Alessandro Babalola	Alessandro Babalola	...	Stuart

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 119 minutes
Director: Guy Ritchie
Screenplay by: Guy Ritchie and Ivan Atkinson & Marn Davies
Cast: Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Jeffrey Donovan, Josh Hartnett, Laz Alonzo, Raúl Castillo, Deobia Oparei with Eddie Marsan and Scott Eastwood

A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score. 

Niamh Algar	...	Dana Tadhg Murphy	Tadhg Murphy	...	Shirley Alessandro Babalola	Alessandro Babalola	...	Stuart Mark Arnold	Mark Arnold	...	Super Gerald Tyler	Gerald Tyler	...	Armourer Alex Ferns	Alex Ferns	...	John Josh Cowdery	Josh Cowdery	...	FBI Agent Hubbard Jason Wong	Jason Wong	...	FBI Agent Okey Rob Delaney	Rob Delaney	...	Boss Blake Halls Eli Brown	Eli Brown	...	Dougie Kerry Shale	Kerry Shale	...	Doctor Cameron Jack	Cameron Jack	...	Brendan Darrell D'Silva	Darrell D'Silva	...	Mike Babs Olusanmokun	Babs Olusanmokun	...	Moggy Thomas Dominique	Thomas Dominique	...	Jerome Lyne Renée	Lyne Renée	...	Kirsty Rebecca Calder	Rebecca Calder	...	Amy Matthew Illesley	Matthew Illesley	...	Jackson's Son
Guy Ritchie films are always dripping with style and Wrath of Man is no different.  However, the style in this film is much darker, more serious than some of Ritchie's other movies.  Those tended to have dark elements but an underlying sense of twisted humour.  However, Wrath of Man has no humour to accompany its dark style.  It starts off and feels more like a Nolan film, than trademark Ritchie.  But that is not a knock, Wrath of Man is an intense, mysterious experience from start to finish.

It opens with a bang, showcasing some recurring themes: intense action, realistic gunplay, and a pulsing, powerful theme song that plays throughout the film.  I really liked the theme song--similar to the Inception BONG--this theme is a common thread throughout this film.  It sets the tone as a more of a dark, Nolanesque film and gives some consistency to the overall style.  And since this is Guy Ritchie, the film also has great acting and writing.  The movie's performances are quite good, with pronounced but consistent characters and solid performances.  Like the action, the writing is crisp and to the point.  And although there isn't a lot of humor, there are some great one-liners that can be considered humorous from an overly confident Statham.  And  I love seeing Josh Hartnett back on the screen. It's been a while but he is still a fantastic actor and I liked his character.  And this film also has a decently diverse cast including several prominent minority characters and a badass female team member. 

The story of Wrath of Man, as you would expect from Ritchie, is an involved one that takes you down multiple rabbit holes.  It is more straightforward than past films, but it does provide enough twists to keep the film moving along.  And it also provides plenty of options for action sequences.  In actuality, the story feels like it could be a little bit shorter but I didn't mind the run time as I loved the characters and the style.  

Wrath of Man has Ritchie's trademark sharp writing, style, and a solid Statham performance, but with a darker tone and more intense action.

Watch it.

Phoebe Farnham	...	Jackson's Daughter Eve Macklin	Eve Macklin	...	Jane Fernando Martinez	Fernando Martinez	...	Chef James Warren	James Warren	...	Heavy #1 Austin Post	Austin Post	...	Robber #6 Sam Shoubber	Sam Shoubber	...	Rich Arab Anthony Elfonzia	Anthony Elfonzia	...	Bank Guard (Desk) Brian Schaeffer	Brian Schaeffer	...	Crew #5 Mark Cotone	Mark Cotone	...	Marko Glenn Boateng	Glenn Boateng	...	SWAT Rest of cast listed alphabetically: Cain Aiden	Cain Aiden	...	Stadium Goer (uncredited) Martin Bratanov	Martin Bratanov	...	Office Manager (uncredited) Stevee Davies	Stevee Davies	...	Hotel Receptionist (uncredited) Nick Donald	Nick Donald	...	Security guard (uncredited) Khalid Ghajji	Khalid Ghajji	...	Officer (uncredited) Leonardo Lacaria	Leonardo Lacaria	...	Bar customer (uncredited) Leon Lee	Leon Lee	...	Security Guard (uncredited) Luke Lynch	Luke Lynch	...	Played Pool In An Americain Bar (uncredited)
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The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness Review: A Fascinating Documentary About A Flawed Investigator

Paul Giamatti	...	 Maury Terry4 episodes, 2021  Phil Amicone	Phil Amicone	...	 Self - Brother-in-Law of Maury Terry4 episodes, 2021  Charlie Ott	Charlie Ott	...	 Self - Friend of Maury Terry4 episodes, 2021  Mary Murphy	Mary Murphy	...	 Self - TV Reporter4 episodes, 2021  Michael Zuckerman	Michael Zuckerman	...	 Self - Fmr. Reporter, Gannett Newspapers4 episodes, 2021  Georgiana Byrne	Georgiana Byrne	...	 Self - Former Wife of Maury Terry4 episodes, 2021  Joseph Borrelli	Joseph Borrelli	...	 Self - Ret. Lead Detective, NYPD3 episodes, 2021  Kevin Murphy	Kevin Murphy	...	 Self - Ret. Detective, Yonkers PD3 episodes, 2021  Wayne Darwen	Wayne Darwen	...	 Self - Journalist4 episodes, 2021  Lawrence Klausner	Lawrence Klausner	...	 Self - Author, Son of Sam2 episodes, 2021  Dick Belsky	Dick Belsky	...	 Self - Fmr. Metro Editor, New York Post2 episodes, 2021  Carl Denaro	Carl Denaro	...	 Self - Victim2 episodes, 2021  Kay Amicone	Kay Amicone	...	 Self - Sister of Maury Terry2 episodes, 2021  Gary Lachman	Gary Lachman	...	 Self - Occult Historian2 episodes, 2021  Don Mounts	Don Mounts	...	 Self - Ret. Detective, NYPD

Release date: May 5, 2021
Running time: Four 60 minute episodes
Directed by: Joshua Zeman

The hunt for the “Son of Sam” captivated the world in the late 1970s, but the story behind one of America’s most notorious serial murderers is all but forgotten -- until now. While the arrest and conviction of David Berkowitz brought the nightmare to an end for many New Yorkers, for journalist and Ultimate Evil author Maury Terry, the real mystery was just beginning. Terry, convinced Berkowitz had not acted alone, would go on to spend decades attempting to prove that the web of darkness behind the murders went deeper than anyone imagined – and his pursuit of that elusive truth would eventually cost him everything. Filmmaker Joshua Zeman (CROPSEY, MURDER MOUNTAIN) draws on archival news footage, conversations with the people closest to the investigation, and Terry’s own words and case files to tell a cautionary tale of a man who went down a rabbit hole and never came out. But was Maury Terry just chasing ghosts – or are the true Sons of Sam still out there...

true crime murder serial killer new york david berkowitz
The Sons of Sam weaves an interesting and well researched tale, mostly focusing on the detailed research of Maury Terry, who obsessively pursued this case for his entire life. It consumed him as he tried to prove his theories against a wall of apathy from the NYPD.  The documentary starts with a good primer on the Son of Sam killings, with eyewitness accounts, news articles, and video clips from the time.  The sheer brutality and randomness of the crimes is established early on.  And when the Son of Sam killer is caught, it seems like everything is over and wrapped up.  

But then the documentary goes into the theory of multiple killers, and backs that up with additional evidence, connections, and eye witness accounts.  Although the theory has never been officially acknowledged by the NYPD, Maury Terry and the documentary make a strong case for the idea that there were multiple participants in the Son of Sam killings.  The coincidences, discrepancies in accounts of the shooter, and sheer timing of some of the murders make for a compelling case and any true crime fan will be fascinated by these revelations.  But the documentary also shows how far down the rabbit hole one can go.  It details Maury Terry's obsession with this case and in finding connections and evil in every corner of America.  At some point his theories went from strong to extreme, and that is probably a major reason why we don't have an association of multiple killers. 

The documentary goes in 3 arcs: first detailing the crimes, then expounding on Maury Terry and the multiple shooter theory, and finally going into the major rabbit holes Terry went down in drawing additional connections to the crimes.  This makes sense as the longer you spend with these theories, the more you have to look at Terry and his personal crusade.  But the film is peppered with amazing interviews, news clippings, and news clips from the time and paints a fascinating picture of the theory and the man behind it.  

The Sons of Sam: A Descent Into Darkness details a fascinating theory and the brilliant but flawed proponent of it with amazing clippings, clips, and plenty of research.

Watch it.

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The Columnist Review: A Stylish Satire That Cuts Deep

Genio de Groot	...	Arend Katja Herbers	Katja Herbers	...	Femke Boot Rein Hofman	Rein Hofman	...	Arjen Tol, neighbor Bram van der Kelen	Bram van der Kelen	...	Steven Dood Achraf Koutet	Achraf Koutet	...	Tarik Bos Claire Porro	Claire Porro	...	Anna Boot Harry van Rijthoven	Harry van Rijthoven	...	Head of the school Seno Sever	Seno Sever	...	Politieagent Antoin Peeters	Antoin Peeters	...	Antoin Peeters (uncredited) Matthijs van Nieuwkerk	Matthijs van Nieuwkerk	...	Matthijs van Nieuwkerk (uncredited) Merel Westrik	Merel Westrik	...	Merel Westrik (uncredited)

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 85 minutes
Directed by: Ivo van Aart
Written by: Daan Windhorst
Cast: Katja Herbers, Genio de Groot, Rein Hofman, Bram van der Kelen, Achraf Koutet, Claire Porro

In this darkly funny horror film, Femke Boot (Katja Herbers) is a columnist and writer suffering from endless abusive posts and death threats on social media. Femke is obsessed by these hate-filled messages and spends every moment checking her Twitter feed. This obsession consumes her life and her work suffers as she fails to write her columns and novel. One day, all her pent-up anger and frustration explode in a moment of shocking and unexpected violence. But how long can she continue this double life? Can she hide her nightly murders from her teenage daughter and her new boyfriend, horror writer Steven Dood (Bram van der Kelen)? And is fighting hatred with hatred really the best solution?

Produced by  Sabine Brian	...	producer Wynand Chocolaad	...	line producer Ronald Versteeg	...	producer Kaja Wolffers	...	producerMusic by  Jeffrey van Rossum	Cinematography by  Martijn Cousijn	Film Editing by  Imre Reutelingsperger	 Yamal Stitou
The Columnist has a quirky, irreverent style that is apparent from the start of the film.  The movie has a carefree demeaner to the opening that instantly lets you know that this film has a dark humor to it.  I really loved this style with its hyper realized world and wonderful techno soundtrack.  And the film also does a great job of making the viewer feel the issues that Femke has.  The film uses stifling sounds to simulate the distractions and unease that Femke is feeling when she gets writers block and the overbearing nature of her own feelings of unease.  

The film focuses on Femke Boot and Katja Herbers does an amazing job as this outspoken but outwardly timid columnist.  She is relatable and her subtle portrayal of someone who is dealing with a torrent of negative social media makes her someone to root for, despite the horrible things that she does.  Her character is funny and blunt, saying some very direct things to those around her and it is refreshing to see an outspoken female lead that will take matters into her own hands.  I also liked how her character felt over her head many times during this strange, irreverent serial killer run.  And I also really liked van der Kelen as Steven Dood, who does a great job of showcasing the differences between a public persona and a private one.  His character is outwardly outspoken and vitriolic, but in private he is a very different, more relatable person. 

And speaking of public versus private persona, I loved the way that The Columnist highlighted this dichotomy.  It does a great job of showcasing people who are toxic on the internet yet have a very different mentality when meeting in person.  This idea that people will say things on the internet that they would never say face to face is an important subject to explore in our increasingly polarized times.  And it also does a great job of highlighting how someone can easily drown in the torrent of negative social media comments, and become obsessed with those negative ideas.  It is a risk that anyone who puts themselves out on the internet inherently takes and The Columnist shows the darker side of that while still being an entertaining piece of media.  And the film also does a great job of showcasing how online speech can affect people differently.  Many times the writers thought nothing of the hurtful comments that they made, but to Femke they were horrible affronts that needed to be righted.  And finally, I loved the irony in the film; there are subplots of free speech and the importance of fighting against censorship, which are all happening as Femke is censoring those around her.  

The Columnist is a stylish and entertaining satire--fueled by Katja Herbers's wonderful performance--about the dangers of social media and the very painful effect that online activities can have on real people.  

Watch it.

Directed by  Ivo van Aart	Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)   Daan Windhorst
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Initiation Review: A Bloody Good Party Slasher

Froy Gutierrez	...	Wes Scott Lochlyn Munro	Lochlyn Munro	...	Bruce Van Horn Yancy Butler	Yancy Butler	...	Detective Sandra Fitzgerald Jon Huertas	Jon Huertas	...	Officer Rico Martinez Gattlin Griffith	Gattlin Griffith	...	Beau Vaughn Isabella Gomez	Isabella Gomez	...	Kylie Bart Johnson	Bart Johnson	...	Coach Miles Cooper Patrick R. Walker	Patrick R. Walker	...	Malik Nick Ballard	Nick Ballard	...	Tad Rivers Amber Pauline Magdesyan	Amber Pauline Magdesyan	...	Sorority Sister Kent Faulcon	Kent Faulcon	...	Chief Adam Tahan Mel Fair	Mel Fair	...	Brett Vaughn Shalini Bathina	Shalini Bathina	...	Meera Madan Jeff Willy	Jeff Willy	...	Investigator Lindsay LaVanchy	Lindsay LaVanchy	...	Ellery Scott

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 97 minutes
Directed By: John Berardo
Written By: John Berardo, Brian Frager, and Lindsay LaVanchy
Starring: Lindsay LaVanchy, Jon Huertas (“This Is Us”), Isabella Gomez (“Head of the Class,” “One Day at a Time”), Froy Gutierrez (“Teen Wolf”), Gattlin Griffith (Green Lantern), Patrick Walker (“The Resident”), Bart Johnson (“High School Musical 3: Senior Year”), Shireen Lai, Kent Faulcon (Selma) with Yancy Butler (Kick-Ass 2) and Lochlyn Munro (“Riverdale”)

During a university’s pledge week, the carefree partying turns deadly serious when a star athlete is found impaled in his dorm. The murder ignites a spree of sinister social-media messages, sweeping the students and police into a race against time to uncover the truth behind the school’s dark secrets…and the horrifying meaning of a recurring symbol: a single exclamation mark.

David M Sandoval Jr.	...	Hillsboro Police Officer Barham Debra De Liso	Debra De Liso	...	Dana Thompson Adam Pepper	Adam Pepper	...	Security Officer Mark Taormino	Mark Taormino	...	Cameraman Maxwell Hamilton	Maxwell Hamilton	...	Tyler Betsy Hume	Betsy Hume	...	Jean Reeves Miles Quincy Martin	Miles Quincy Martin	...	Whiton Security Guard Adin Kolansky	Adin Kolansky	...	Alvin Brian Berglund	Brian Berglund	...	Police Officer Reilly Baker	Reilly Baker	...	Hot Girl James Berardo	James Berardo	...	Dylan Hassan A	Hassan A	...	Investigator Saki Ohwada	Saki Ohwada	...	Student Byron Luke	Byron Luke	...	Whiton Security Guard Anthony Tai	Anthony Tai	...	Police Officer Rome Romanne	Rome Romanne	...	Reporter Corey Crandall	Corey Crandall	...	Officer Lee Carlos Enrique Castro	Carlos Enrique Castro	...	College Administrator
Initiation takes the college environment and cranks it up to eleven with a crazy party that leads a strange and disturbing situation.  The party and fraternity scenes are well done, with good lighting, over the top bro characters, and plenty of college craziness.  And once the murders start to happen, you get a different kind of craziness.  It wouldn't be a good slasher film without some deaths, and Initiation has some brutal ones.  You can tell that the killer enjoys this aspect as the kills take some time and are turned into brutal messages.  The film uses good practical effects for these deaths, which makes them all the more brutal.  Some of the blood looks fake but overall this slasher does a great job with the essential part of a slasher film.

Initiation tries to tell a story influenced by social media, and the movie does a good job with this aspect.  It has an interesting use of social media throughout, with events happening on people's phones projected on the film so you know what is going on.  It is a nice touch that lets you see what social media is talking about whiteout having the film cut away from the action.  It has been done before in films but it is still a good use of the screen.  The story has a good arc but overall I felt like it didn't develop enough.  The movie had a really long build up before the first kill, which was a nice touch as it let you get to know these characters and their situation.  But once the murders happened the movie seemed to have a bloodbath of deaths, only to then conclude.  It feels like this film could have had a few more story elements and maybe a reprieve form the murders, and it makes this story seem to be over shortly after it gets exciting.  But Initiation does a lot right; it's a good indie horror film with strong female characters and important social media messages.  

Initiation's college slasher party is amplified with great practical effects, brutal deaths, a good amount of tension, and a social media message.

Watch it.

Tony Porath	...	Student (as Anthony Porath) Shireen Lai	Shireen Lai	...	Shayleen Zhou Brian Frager	Brian Frager	...	Officer Rummel Trina Borelli	Trina Borelli	...	Sorority Sister Ed Stasik	Ed Stasik	...	College Administrator (as Edward Stasik) Stephanie Stanziano	Stephanie Stanziano	...	Student J.P. Castel	J.P. Castel	...	Swimmer Patrick Huggins	Patrick Huggins	...	Fraternity Brother Dean Rowe	Dean Rowe	...	Fraternity Guy Olga Balaban	Olga Balaban	...	Sorority Sister Loulu Nevy	Loulu Nevy	...	Sorority Sister (as Louisa Nevy) Jake Boldt	Jake Boldt	...	Campus Security Natalie Rhodes	Natalie Rhodes	...	Sorority Sister Jamie Connors	Jamie Connors	...	Student Cody Duke	Cody Duke	...	Frat Bro Avery Shiver	Avery Shiver	...	Sorority Sister Grace Youn	Grace Youn	...	Student Zachary Zeoli	Zachary Zeoli	...	Fraternity Brother Henry Vega	Henry Vega	...	Whiton University Campus Police Olivia Doskey-Mulvaney	Olivia Doskey-Mulvaney	...	Sorority Sister Adam Valencia	Adam Valencia	...	Swimmer William Echeverri	William Echeverri	...	Security Officer Tiarra Dowell	Tiarra Dowell	...	Sorority Sister Byron Praeter	Byron Praeter	...	Police Officer Kristin Screnci	Kristin Screnci	...	Sorority Sister Gary L. Wilson	Gary L. Wilson	...	Hillsboro Police officer Justin Dubee	Justin Dubee	...	Campus Security John Michael Murphey	John Michael Murphey	...	College Administrator Nikki Patendis	Nikki Patendis	...	Sorority Girl Miguel Moisés	Miguel Moisés	...	Fraternity Brother Mark Rodgers	Mark Rodgers	...	Cameraman Carlos Castro	Carlos Castro	...	College Administrator Mitzi Vazquez	Mitzi Vazquez	...	Student James Braginton	James Braginton	...	College Administrator Gary Wilson	Gary Wilson	...	Police Officer Brody Dylan	Brody Dylan	...	Fraternity Brother (as Dylan Brody) Ryan Alverez-Cohen	Ryan Alverez-Cohen	...	Fraternity Brother Clayton Brown	Clayton Brown	...	Fraternity Brother Mike Sumilang	Mike Sumilang	...	Student Juliana	Juliana	...	Whiton Security Guard (credit only) Eric Lau	Eric Lau	...	Fraternity Brother Jennifer Song	Jennifer Song	...	Sorority Sister Sabira Evans	Sabira Evans	...	Campus Security Max Israel	Max Israel	...	TA Max Good	Max Good	...	Student Rafael Reyes	Rafael Reyes	...	Student Jeffrey Tipton	Jeffrey Tipton	...	Science Administrator Jasmine Shafa	Jasmine Shafa	...	Sorority Sister Katie James	Katie James	...	Sorority Sister Sabra Maddock-Jardine	Sabra Maddock-Jardine	...	College Administrator Greg Ayzenberg	Greg Ayzenberg	...	Student Alexis Galdamez	Alexis Galdamez	...	Fraternity Brother Jeanne Testarossa	Jeanne Testarossa	...	Sorority Sister Christian Eidson	Christian Eidson	...	Fraternity Brother Stephen Peevy	Stephen Peevy	...	Fraternity Brother Danny Giacomini	Danny Giacomini		 Maia Kropp	Maia Kropp	...	Sorority Sister Malley Doherty	Malley Doherty	...	Sorority Sister Samira Morin	Samira Morin	...	Sorority Sister Tralicia Montgomery	Tralicia Montgomery	...	College Administrator Lillian Hoffman	Lillian Hoffman	...	Reporter Alondra Orn	Alondra Orn	...	Sorority Sister Taylor Nossaman	Taylor Nossaman	...	Sorority Sister Alex Villalobos	Alex Villalobos	...	Fraternity Brother Ariana Saigh	Ariana Saigh	...	Sorority Sister Brian Maldonado	Brian Maldonado	...	Student Luke Blonigan	Luke Blonigan	...	Student Kailyn Dillon	Kailyn Dillon	...	Student Lewis Sanchez	Lewis Sanchez	...	Campus Security Bronte Brilliantes	Bronte Brilliantes	...	Sorority Sister Eric Lau	Eric Lau	...	Pledge (credit only) Rafael Ewert	Rafael Ewert	...	Student Alexis Galdamez	Alexis Galdamez	...	Fraternity Brother (as Alex Diversity) Maitlin Combs	Maitlin Combs	...	Sorority Sister Tommy Torres	Tommy Torres	...	Cameraman Juliana Fierro	Juliana Fierro	...	Campus Security Mike Murphey	Mike Murphey	...	College Administrator Lester Cheung	Lester Cheung	...	Fraternity Brother Luma Haidous	Luma Haidous	...	Student
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Screening: Wrath of Man DC-Area Run of Engagement Passes

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WRATH OF MAN

In theaters May 7, 2021

Running time: 119 minutes
Director: Guy Ritchie
Screenplay by: Guy Ritchie and Ivan Atkinson & Marn Davies
Cast: Jason Statham, Holt McCallany, Jeffrey Donovan, Josh Hartnett, Laz Alonzo, Raúl Castillo, Deobia Oparei with Eddie Marsan and Scott Eastwood

A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he unexpectedly unleashes precision skills. The crew is left wondering who he is and where he came from. Soon, the marksman’s ultimate motive becomes clear as he takes dramatic and irrevocable steps to settle a score. 

Here Today Review: Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish Headline A Heartfelt Drama

Sharon Stone	...	Sharon Stone Penn Badgley	Penn Badgley	...	Rex Billy Crystal	Billy Crystal	...	Charlie Berns Tiffany Haddish	Tiffany Haddish	...	Emma Payge Laura Benanti	Laura Benanti	...	Francine Kevin Kline	Kevin Kline	...	Kevin Kline Barry Levinson	Barry Levinson	...	Barry Levinson Louisa Krause	Louisa Krause	...	Carrie Joanna Adler	Joanna Adler	...	Director Shiloh Verrico	Shiloh Verrico	...	Young Francine Anna Deavere Smith	Anna Deavere Smith	...	Dr. Vidor Susan Pourfar	Susan Pourfar	...	Paula Lisann Valentin	Lisann Valentin	...	Paramedic Tijuana Ricks	Tijuana Ricks	...	Nurse Nyambi Nyambi	Nyambi Nyambi	...	Dwayne St. John

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 117 minutes        
Directed by: Billy Crystal
Screenplay by: Billy Crystal, Alan Zweibel
Starring: 
Billy Crystal, Tiffany Haddish, Penn Badgley, Laura Benanti, Louisa Krause, Anna Deavere Smith, Nyambi Nyambi

When veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz (Billy Crystal) meets New York singer Emma Payge (Tiffany Haddish), they form an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship that kicks the generation gap aside and redefines the meaning of love and trust.

Alex Brightman	...	Justin Matthew Broussard	Matthew Broussard	...	Roger Bob Costas	Bob Costas	...	Bob Costas Grayson Eddey	Grayson Eddey	...	Harry Tony Naumovski	Tony Naumovski	...	Igor the Russian Driver Gianmarco Soresi	Gianmarco Soresi	...	Lenny Brandon Uranowitz	Brandon Uranowitz	...	Gary Steven Castillo	Steven Castillo		 Audrey Hsieh	Audrey Hsieh	...	Lindsay Andrew Durand	Andrew Durand	...	Darrell Josh Lamon	Josh Lamon	...	Pharmacist Giovanni Michael Abate	Giovanni Michael Abate	...	Boy Scout Andy Grotelueschen	Andy Grotelueschen	...	Doctor Dominic DiGravio	Dominic DiGravio	...	Cub Scout Cindy Motz	Cindy Motz	...	Band Member Justin Linville	Justin Linville		 Max Gordon Moore	Max Gordon Moore	...	Brad Reg Clinton Brown	Reg Clinton Brown	...	Band Audience Member
Here Today has some star power behind it, but the main star is Tiffany Haddish.  Although Crystal will receive top billing--and his performance is not bad--Haddish adds something extra to this movie.  She has the energy and relatability to make this film a much more enjoyable experience.  And the dynamic between these two is really fun to see.  It skirts the line but thankfully never delves into something more than it should be; the relationship between Crystal and Haddish feels beautiful and genuine.  

Here Today feels like a swan song for Crystal, and I think it definitely is.  Playing a character that is starting to feel the effects of age seems like an appropriate goodbye act for the man.  And Here Today has a lot to like, but it definitely has some rough edges.  For one, for a comedy the film is just not that funny.  There are some genuinely funny scenes, but there are also a lot of forced scenes.  The movie is set in a comedy show, and for those instances the jokes just fell flat.  The audience would laugh and the cast would laugh, but these always felt manufactured, like a studio audience with a laughter sign.  And it often felt like the actors were doing the same, humoring Billy Crystal because of who he is and not the jokes that he was telling.

Thankfully, Haddish makes up for this and adds some much needed levity to the film.  However, don't expect to go into this movie for its comedic gold.  But thankfully, the film does have a lot of heart.  As I mentioned, the relationship between Crystal and Haddish is a beautiful thing to see.  And the way that their friendship develops while the rest of Charlie's life is falling on tough times is a great setting for a film.  The movie touches on issues of mental health and aging that are poignant and timely.  Overall, I think Here Today would have been a better film had it emphasized the dramatic side of it.   

Here Today has more heart than humor; this beautiful friendship drama about unlikely but needed circumstances will have you smiling.

Rent it.

Zuhdi Boueri	...	Waiter Marshall Axt	Marshall Axt	...	Bat Mitzvah Guest Drew Levy	Drew Levy	...	Young Rex Michael Jones	Michael Jones	...	Mike Philippe Arroyo	Philippe Arroyo	...	Attendant Chris Cafero	Chris Cafero	...	Warm-up Guy (uncredited) Aidan Christman	Aidan Christman	...	Bat Mitzvah Guest (uncredited) Kathryn Grace	Kathryn Grace	...	Lindsay's Friend (uncredited) Samantha Kudler	Samantha Kudler	...	Congregation Member (uncredited) Nicholas LaRocco	Nicholas LaRocco	...	Bat Mitzvah kid (uncredited) Rebecca Merle	Rebecca Merle	...	Bat Mitzvah Family Dancer (uncredited) Mark Mindek	Mark Mindek	...	Man with Toupee (uncredited) Madeline Faye Santoriello	Madeline Faye Santoriello	...	Bat Mitzvah guest (uncredited) Laurie Sheppard	Laurie Sheppard	...	Audience Member (uncredited)   Fred Bernstein	...	producer (p.g.a.) Billy Crystal	...	producer (p.g.a.) Tiffany Haddish	...	producer Rick Jackson	...	executive producer Claudine Marrotte	...	executive producer Thorsten Schumacher	...	executive producer Samantha Sprecher	...	executive producer Dominique Telson	...	producer Alan Zweibel	...	producer
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Reefa Review: A Dramatic Look At An Artistic Life

Ricardo Chavira	...	Officer Morales José Zúñiga	José Zúñiga	...	Israel Sr. Cinthya Carmona	Cinthya Carmona	...	Offir George Sear	George Sear	...	Etone Tyler Dean Flores	Tyler Dean Flores	...	Israel 'Reefa' Hernandez Margarita Rosa de Francisco	Margarita Rosa de Francisco	...	Jackeline Clara McGregor	Clara McGregor	...	Frankie Richard Haylor	Richard Haylor	...	Patrick Ezana Alem	Ezana Alem	...	Thiago Gregg Weiner	Gregg Weiner	...	Vet Francesca Chillemi	Francesca Chillemi	...	Gabrielle Ellen Marguerite Cullivan	Ellen Marguerite Cullivan	...	Protester Karlos Sanchez	Karlos Sanchez	...	Felix Antonella Cassia	Antonella Cassia	...	Party guest / drug addict Wil J. Jackson	Wil J. Jackson	...	Officer Landa Scott Deal	Scott Deal	...	Detective #1 Sidnei Barboza	Sidnei Barboza	...	Party guest

Release date: April 16, 2021
Running time: 96 minutes
Written By: Jessica Kavana Dornbusch
Starring: Tyler Dean Flores, George Sear, Clara McGregor, Cinthya Carmona, Ricardo Chavira

REEFA is based on the true story of Israel "Reefa" Hernandez Jr., an 18-year-old Colombian immigrant and art prodigy, who is spending his last summer in Miami with friends, family and his new girl Frankie before moving to New York City on an art scholarship. While Israel and his friends skateboard the city streets and spray-paint the walls of Wynwood, Miami’s graffiti Mecca, anxieties emerge twofold: Israel and his family nervously await their Green Cards while he desperately seeks recognition for his art. When Israel decides to spray paint one last wall, a piece which would command immediate respect from his peers, a sudden encounter with a vengeful Miami police officer leaves his family and friends devastated, the Miami community outraged, and the country reeling from another case of police brutality.

Steve Gibb	...	X Christy Antonio	Christy Antonio	...	Allison Ginsberg Patrick H. Fox	Patrick H. Fox	...	Party Guest Pamela Longsword	Pamela Longsword	...	Vivian Aden Karp	Aden Karp	...	Kobi Carlos Orizondo	Carlos Orizondo	...	Herman Maria V. Diaz	Maria V. Diaz	...	Protester Michael Raymond Pereira	Michael Raymond Pereira	...	Mr. O'hare Mike Guzman	Mike Guzman	...	Protestor (uncredited) Ezell Willis	Ezell Willis	...	Activist (uncredited)
Reefa is a touching story to tell and it is made all the more impactful by the performance of Tyler Dean Flores.  I really liked his portrayal as Reefa, with an ease and charisma that I imagine the real life counterpart had.  The film portrays his artistic side, showing his skill in various mediums but most noticeably in his graffiti.  It portrays the world he was in, time with his friends, and the overall art scene in Miami at the time.  And it also does a good job of melding his art in with immigration and the fear that many Miami residents lived in at the time.  It shows the constant concern with stepping out of line and how the police abused their power because of this fear. 

But although Reefa has good moments of drama, the film can feel overdramatic at times.  Some of the scenes seem to try and sell the tragic overall nature of the film too hard.  Reefa has some over the top emotions portrayed, and this can hurt the overall impact of the film.  It was clearly a labor of love for the life of Israel Hernandez, but I don't think it had the same emotional impact as say Fruitvale Station.  And although this film is based around the life of Hernandez, it is tough to tell how much is real and how much is for Hollywood.  It feels like some aspects were added to make the movie a more dramatic telling of his story.  

But what is so impactful about this movie is just how senseless his killing was.  I didn't understand his need to paint that final mural, which made it odd to see why he would risk his family for that.  But the reasoning isn't relevant when the response from the police was to tase this young man to death.  It was a senseless killing, like so many senseless killings that are happening in America every day.  It shows how an uncaring officer can snuff out a young, beautiful, and artistic life far too soon.  And it also shows that behind the number, there was a life full of hope and potential that was snuffed out.

Reefa tells the story of a beautiful, artistic soul with a great performance by Flores and a clear love of graffiti, Miami, and artistic endeavors.

Rent it.

Directed by  Jessica Kavana Dornbusch	Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)   Jessica Kavana Dornbusch   art graffiti police brutality
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The Human Factor Review: A Fascinating Look At The Middle East Peace Process

Gamal Helal	...	Self Martin Indyk	Martin Indyk	...	Self Daniel Kurtzer	Daniel Kurtzer	...	Self Robert Malley	Robert Malley	...	Self Aaron Miller	Aaron Miller	...	Self Dennis Ross	Dennis Ross	...	Self

Release date: May 7, 2021
Running time: 106 minutes        
Directed by: Dror Moreh
Script by: Dror Moreh, Oron Adar
Featured negotiators: Dennis Ross, Martin Indyk, Gamal Helal, Aaron David Miller, Daniel Kurtzer, Robert Malley

There was a time when peace in the Middle East appeared to be just within reach. What went so horribly wrong? The Human Factor revisits three decades of an Israeli-Arab peace process from a unique perspective: that of the American mediators – the peacemakers who shuttled between Middle East capitals, spending hours with the region’s political heavyweights – prime ministers, generals, ex-terrorists, diplomats, dictators, and presidents. These mediators gained intimate knowledge of the individuals and stories which dominated daily news around the world.

For someone like me who lived through this period but never had a great understanding of the issues, the Human Factor is a fantastic way to get insight into this.  The negotiators who narrate the documentary are easy to follow and candid for what went on during this peace process.  It seems like they pull no punches in their assessment and recognize their own failures and hubris when appropriate.  And they give amazing insight into a number of world leaders; allowing us to see some of the very personal decisions that these men had to make and balance their desire for peace with the will of their people.

The Human Factor tells these stories through narration by the original negotiators, but also uses pictures and clips from the time to give you the background you need to understand these stories.  The film has a really interesting use of 3D pictures to tell the story.  Using some technical wizardry, it takes old pictures, cleans them up, and gives them a little depth to allow you to feel like you are also in the room.  It really helps to make the viewer feel like a participant in this process and turns what could have been dry effects into something engaging.  And seeing these in conjunction with the news clips and other images of the time really gives the viewer a sense of place.

But what really comes through in this documentary is just how close peace was and what small points kept the peace from happening.  The whole negotiations were a complicated dance to ensure that everyone was engaged and happy, and it is amazing to see the small points that ultimately derailed the process.  And it is also fascinating to follow these leaders throughout the process and to see their interactions with successive heads of state.  But ultimately what this shows is just how complicated the issue of peace in the middle east is and the small but vast chasm between the sides after these negotiations failed.

The Human Factor is a fascinating look at peace in the middle east, with great narration, clever effects to keep the viewer engaged, and a humbling look at just how complicated this issue really is.

Watch it.

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