Movies

‘Kill It and Leave This Town’ Review: Grotesque, Bleak and Endless

It’s difficult to describe the Polish artist Mariusz Wilczynski’s debut film, “Kill It and Leave This Town,” because the animated feature — plotless, gloomy and surreal — is more a direct translation of feelings and sensations than a traditional work of storytelling. There is truly nothing traditional about “Kill It,” in which the filmmaker reflects […]

Movies

Why Lily James and Matt Smith couldn’t make it work

British actress Lily James got her first taste of Hollywood after nabbing the role of the titular character in Disney’s 2015 live-action remake of Cinderella. More high-profile roles soon followed, with the star appearing in Darkest Hour, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, and Yesterday. However, in October 2020, James made headlines for more than […]

Movies

‘Hillbilly Elegy’ Review: I Remember Mamaw

Early in “Hillbilly Elegy,” Ron Howard’s adaptation of J.D. Vance’s best-selling memoir, J.D. (Gabriel Basso), a Yale law student, attends a fancy dinner with representatives from top firms who are scouting young legal talent. Bewildered at the silverware arrayed around his plate — so many forks! — he calls his girlfriend, Usha (Freida Pinto), a […]

Movies

Rihanna fans confused as she appears with Black Panther 2 cast

Rihanna is a woman of many secrets and fans have been left to speculate after spotting her name mysteriously among the Black Panther 2 cast on Google.  The Work singer became a trending Twitter topic on Monday after eagle-eyed fans noticed she appears with stars like Michael B Jordan, Letitia Wright and Lupita Nyong’o when […]