Collateral Beauty

collateral-beautyDirector: David Frankel
Run Time: 1h 37m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.0

Despite having a really terrible title, Collateral Beauty was actually enjoyable. Mostly. Continue reading

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Arrival

arrivalDirector: Denis Villeneuve
Run Time: 1h 56m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 3.5

Denis Villeneuve adds to his portfolio another incredibly interesting film. There will be sci-fi fans abound who will fall in love with this movie. My prejudice for the genre — and Arrival‘s particular subgenre — kept me from being completely wowed. Continue reading

Nerve

NerveDirectors: Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman
Run Time: 1h 36m
MPAA: PG-13
Stars: 2.0

Nerve is like a real game of Truth or Dare: it starts out entertaining and there’s a lot of fun to be had, but it quickly turns into the over-the-top measuring contest that ruins your sleepover. Continue reading