Review: Alita: Battle Angel

Director: Robert Rodriguez Stars: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Keean Johnson Back in the 90's, the OAV (Original Animated Video) was one of the best ways of encountering high-concept Japanese anime, and Battle Angel: Alita was one of the crown jewels of the era. Based on the manga series Gunnm by Yukito Kishiro, it saw a young … Continue reading Review: Alita: Battle Angel

Review: Green Book

Director: Peter Farrelly Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini Ever get the feeling Peter Farrelly saw Adam McKay shift gears from bawdy comedy to prestige drama and thought, "hey, I can do that"? This certainly seems like a credible scenario given the arrival of Green Book. The former creative talent behind There's Something About … Continue reading Review: Green Book

Review: Moonlight

Director: Barry Jenkins Stars: Ashton Sanders, Alex R Hibbert, Trevante Rhodes The Florida shoreline is an intrinsic part of Barry Jenkins' Moonlight; the steady rhythms of the breaking waves setting a pulse for the film. Jenkins pushes the sound deftly, rekindles it, has it play in dreams. The relaxed rhythm reminds the viewer of breathing. In … Continue reading Review: Moonlight