J.R. Kinnard is a film critic and aspiring screenwriter living in Seattle, Washington.
Romance and Genocide Don’t Mix in ‘The Promise’ | 21 Apr 2017 // 3:30 AM
One can argue about director Terry George's decision to focus on love in this milieu, but there’s no denying his execution fails on both a thematic and a narrative level.
‘Colossal’ Stomps Along Its Own Quirky Path | 14 Apr 2017 // 3:30 AM
Nacho Vigalondo’s monster dramedy is an intoxicating mix of the sublime and the surreal.
'The Lost City of Z' Gets Lost In Its Own Ambitions | 13 Apr 2017 // 9:45 PM
James Gray filters his rousing jungle epic through the lens of familiar melodrama with decidedly tedious results.
'The Fate of the Furious': Dom (Vin Diesel) Meets the Crocodile | 13 Apr 2017 // 5:30 AM
Cipher (Charlize Theron) is the kind of smooth-talking villain you find in a Bond film, inflicting psychological and physical torture with abandon. Dom doesn't stand a chance.
‘SHOT!': A Photographic Tribute to Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n’ Roll | 6 Apr 2017 // 9:45 PM
Barney Clay’s doc about legendary photographer Mick Rock is a must-see for fans of glam.