Friday, August 27, 2021

What to Watch This Weekend: Candyman, Rushed, Wildland, Lost Leonardo, Vacation Friends, Peter Rabbit 2, First Love, A Taxi Driver

For A Stylish Horror Sequel: Candyman (Theaters)
Candyman is a fresh take on the classic horror film that is dripping with both style and blood, and a focus on social justice that uses horror to impart an important message.  Although you don't have to have seen the first one to enjoy this movie, you might be confused about some of the backstory if you don't!  For more information, check out the review!

For A Tense Family Drama: Rushed (Theaters and Digital)
Rushed mixes drama, grief, and thriller to create a compelling fraternity hazing story fueled by Siobhan Fallon Hogan's amazing performance and an intense opening and conclusion.  For more information, check out the review!

For A Scandinavian Tense Family Drama: Wildland (Virtual Cinema)
Wildland is a tense family drama with wonderful performances for this complicated, sinister family and a slow burning, intricate story.  For more information, check out the review!

For A Fascinating Art Documentary: The Lost Leonardo (Theaters)
The Lost Leonardo is a fascinating dive into the history of the Salvator Mundi and into the art world as a whole, with a look at the controversy and political influence surrounding the work.  For more information, check out the review

For A Hilarious Vacation Film: Vacation Friends (Hulu)
Vacation Friends will take you on a crazy trip with some a hilarious Cena and Hagner, plenty of laugh out loud moments, insane situations, and some genuine heart.  For more information, check out the review!

For The Kids: Peter Rabbit 2 (Redbox)
The well received follow up to Peter Rabbit is now available on Redbox, so beat the heat and give your kids an enjoyable movie night!

For A Stylish Japanese Film: First Love (Amazon Prime)
First Love is a tough film to follow, but those that do will be rewarded with some really interesting characters, fantastic music, and one of the most fulfilling final sequences I have seen in a film.  For more information, check out the review

For A Powerful Korean Drama: A Taxi Driver (Amazon Prime)
Kang-ho Song headlines this powerful drama about a down on his luck Taxi driver caught in the midst of the Gwanju Uprising!

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