Special Report: Streaming Reviews

Review: 'Firestarter' Never Ignites

Review: 'Firestarter' Never Ignites

MOVIES | By Megan Kearns | May 16, 2022

The latest film adaptation of Stephen King's novel about a girl with pyrokinetic powers squanders its compelling premise, suffering from bad writing, weak acting, and cheap visuals.

Review: Sofia Kappel Gives a Riveting Performance in Disturbing 'Pleasure"

Review: Sofia Kappel Gives a Riveting Performance in Disturbing 'Pleasure"

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | May 13, 2022

While graphic and unsettling, "Pleasure" is a stunning look at workplace politics using the porn industry as its guide.

Review: 'Senior Year' a Light and Fluffy Millennial Comedy

Review: 'Senior Year' a Light and Fluffy Millennial Comedy

MOVIES | By Padraic Maroney | May 13, 2022

"Senior Year" feels like a time capsule for millennials, but is also a light and fluffy comedy that can be shared with their own kids.

Review: 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' Warps Back to the Franchise's Roots

Review: 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' Warps Back to the Franchise's Roots

TELEVISION | By Kilian Melloy | May 5, 2022

Remember Captain Pike and the Enterprise as envisioned on "Star Trek: Discovery?" Those episodes pointed the way for the newest entry in the sprawling franchise. The payoff is everything fans want.

Queer Rom-com 'Crush' Charms with Adorable Sweetness

Queer Rom-com 'Crush' Charms with Adorable Sweetness

MOVIES | By Megan Kearns | Apr 29, 2022

In Sammi Cohen's charming, adorably sweet, and joyous queer rom-com, a gay teen joins the track team to be closer to her crush, yet falls for someone else.

Review: 'Turning Red' a New Disney Animation Triumph

Review: 'Turning Red' a New Disney Animation Triumph

MOVIES | By JC Alvarez | Apr 26, 2022

Hear me roar! Disney and Pixar's latest animated princess is growing up fast when she learns of a family curse in a atory unlike anything we've ever seen before.

Review: 'Cypress Hill: Insane In The Brain' Energetic and Comprehensive

Review: 'Cypress Hill: Insane In The Brain' Energetic and Comprehensive

MOVIES | By Karin McKie | Apr 20, 2022

The film energetically and comprehensively shares Oriol's treasure trove of archival materials, and confirms Cypress Hill's place in the pantheon of hip-hop pioneers.

Review: 'The Humans' Adapts the Stephen Karam Play for the Screen

Review: 'The Humans' Adapts the Stephen Karam Play for the Screen

MOVIES | By Kitty Drexel | Apr 19, 2022

Three generations have gathered in a dilapidated apartment to celebrate Thanksgiving in lower Manhattan in this film adaptation of the Stephen Karam play.

Review: 'All the Old Knives' is a Twisty, Bittersweet Spy Thriller

Review: 'All the Old Knives' is a Twisty, Bittersweet Spy Thriller

MOVIES | By Megan Kearns | Apr 6, 2022

Chris Pine and Thandiwe Newton star in Janus Metz's bittersweet, labyrinthine espionage thriller about two exes and CIA agents reuniting to examine a past terrorist plane hijacking and a mole on their team.

Review: HBO's 'The Invisible Pilot' Humorous and Revealing

Review: HBO's 'The Invisible Pilot' Humorous and Revealing

TELEVISION | By Karin McKie | Apr 4, 2022

HBO's three-part documentary "The Invisible Pilot" begins like a Friday night 20/20 murder mystery investigation, then builds into a wild ride that eventually leads to President Ronald Reagan.

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