Emily Strong

Though director Fritz Lang is most remembered for masterpieces like Metropolis , M , The Big Heat , and his numerous other notable expressionistic films, Secret Beyond the Door is no exception to the...
Watching a small clan of sasquatches mosey throughout nature, facing all its unpredictability for an hour and a half is quite possibly one of the strangest concepts for a film ever dreamt up. And on t...
“You don't make up for your sins in church. You do it in the streets. You do it at home. The rest is bullshit, and you know it.” It’s the film that put the legendary Martin Scorsese on the map. And ri...
“You underestimate the power of faith.” With 2021’s Dune , Denis Villeneuve set a very high bar for himself. Delivering the perfect amount of exposition that managed to feel epic yet extremely persona...
I think it’s safe to say that there are not many people out there who’ve been able to experience a lifelong friendship. Yes, everyone has friends. Friendships can last for a few months, a few years, o...
Being a hitman isn’t as exciting as some movies might make it out to be. Of course, I’m not speaking from experience, but rather referring to the lonely perspective of Cleveland hitman Frank Bono (pla...
Tori and Lokita, two African migrant children, are living in a harsh and busy Belgian city. Tori ( Pablo Schils ), only a 12-year-old boy, and Lokita ( Joely Mbundu ) a 17-year-old girl, say they are...
“I can take care of myself, thanks.” Georgie is capable. Georgie is resourceful. Georgie is smart. But Georgie is also twelve…and perhaps a bit over her head. The facts of the matter are, well…tragic...
“I’m a very reckless person, Chris. And you’re a very cautious one.” Shameless love affairs, parties lasting past dawn, regretful one-night-stands…all this in a film released in what year? 1933. Yep,...
Living in Rome in the 1970s, being accepted for their abnormalities is nothing but a fantasy to Clara ( Penélope Cruz ) and her female-born, 12-year-old son, Andrew ( Luana Giuliani ). In sequences of...
In Between Two Worlds , it’s described there is a job crisis in France. Rampant unemployment, people living paycheck to paycheck, and many trying to scavenge up the harshly limited hours from any job...
Eight years after the original trilogy wrapped up with The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part 2 , the dystopian hellscape world of The Hunger Games , along with director Francis Lawrence , has returned...
In general, it seems (at least to me) that remakes are almost never a good idea. It’s quite hard to name a remake that is even able to hold a candle to the original version. But that doesn’t stop many...
With the release of No Hard Feelings , Bottoms , and now this film, Joy Ride , it feels like the raunchy sex comedies that became of staple of late 90’s/early 2000’s pop culture are making a very stro...
In 1970, to finally get a film starring the handsome and poised Alain Delon and the charming and rugged Jean-Paul Belmondo (the definition of cool), the expectations were understandably high for any a...