Category Archives: Entropy

‘Happy Death Day’ is fine

5/10 For the first Oct. 13 that falls on a Friday in 11 years, Universal and Blumhouse Studios bring us Happy Death Day, a mashup of Groundhog Day and a standard slasher film. It’s expected to take no. 1 at … Continue reading

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‘Blade Runner 2049’ is perfect

10/10 Ana Stelline (Carla Juri) makes the best memory implants in the business. The classic 1982 film Blade Runner, which is set in 2019, hinges on the implementation of these implants into replicants, synthetic humans designed for military and slave … Continue reading

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‘Battle of the Sexes’ an unexpected delight

8/10 Battle of the Sexes is one of those wonderful biopics that concerns much more than the events it depicts. On the surface, the film chronicles the lives of Billie Jean King (Emma Stone), a tennis star in her prime, … Continue reading

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‘Kingsman’ is a cacophony

4/10 Man, and I thought mother! was excessive. Kingsman: The Golden Circle feels like it was based on the make-believe session of a 5-year-old who watched too many Brosnan-era James Bond movies. It starts with the international spy organization, the … Continue reading

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Aronofsky fever dream aims to be ‘mother!’ of all biblical adaptations

8/10 Writer/director Darren Aronofsky has made a horror movie about inconsiderate house guests, and it is one of the most gripping, audacious things I have seen in my entire life. A woman, known in the script only as mother (Jennifer … Continue reading

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