Film Reviews

Review: ‘Tomb Raider’ Falls Into Too Many Traps

Three tries in and it still seems like a challenge to make a proper Tomb Raider movie. There’s been a lot of talk over the years about how films adapted from specific video games should have lucked in...

4 Poor

SXSW 2018 Review: Family is a Hilarious and Heartfelt Indie Gem About Being True to Yourself.

Scott Menzel reviews Family which premiered at SXSW 2018.

9 Amazing

Review: Time to Relive ‘7 Days in Entebbe’

It’s not uncommon for certain international hostage situations to be sensationalized by the media. In addition to TV news coverage, 7 Days in Entebbe is the fourth film to depict the events that follo...

6 Fair

Review: Alicia Vikander Reboots ‘Tomb Raider’ the Best She Can

While it might not have been entirely necessary to reboot "Tomb Raider" as a possible new movie franchise, at least Alicia Vikander makes a pretty convincing Lara Croft.

6.5 Fair

Tomb Raider Movie Review: Franchise Fred Grabs On And Pulls Himself Up

When I played Tomb Raider 2 on by 486 PC in college, I liked it because you could jump across a gap, grab onto the ledge and pull yourself up. It always annoyed me when I missed a jump in Super Mario ...

SXSW 2018: “Write When You Get Work” Review

Ashley Menzel reviews "Write When You Get Work" which premiered at SXSW 2018. The film stars Rachel Keller, Finn Wittrock, and Emily Mortimer.

8.5 Great

SXSW 2018 Review: Summer ’03 is the Female Lead Coming of Age Sex Comedy We Deserve. 

Scott Menzel reviews Summer of '03 starring Joey King.

8 Great

SXSW 2018: “Blockers” Review: It Goes a Little Too Far

Ashley Menzel reviews the Universal film "Blockers" which had its premiere at SXSW 2018. The film stars John Cena, Leslie Mann, and Ike Barinholtz.

5 Average

SXSW 2018: “The Unicorn” Review

Ashley Menzel reviews "The Unicorn" starring Lauren Lapkus, Nicholas Rutherford, and Lucy Hale. The film premiered at SXSW.

8 Great

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