Roman J. Israel, Esq.

Roman J. Israel, Esq. – Review

After wallowing in the shadows of Los Angeles for his excellent directorial debut Nightcrawler, Dan Gilroy steps into the light (mostly) for his second film, Roman J. Israel, Esq. Truth be told, he seems to...
Fences

Fences – Review

A great play has a certain kind of self-made intensity, as if its players are conjuring up a story from thin air and keeping that plate spinning around the single stage. It leaves you dizzy. Directing...
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The Magnificent Seven – Review

A remake of The Magnificent Seven, which itself was a reimagining of Kurosawa’s Seven Samurai, should be destined for mediocrity. Yet the under-appreciated Antoine Fuqua repeats his success with reimagining...

The Equalizer – Review

The Equalizer is nothing more than a sluggish and disappointing mess. Washington’s poorly-sketched ex-special ops agent juggles with several underdeveloped themes that bar him from any meaningful character...