J.R. Kinnard is a film critic and aspiring screenwriter living in Seattle, Washington.
'Professor Marston and the Wonder Women' Will Have Captain America Squirming in His Skivvies | 12 Oct 2017 // 4:30 AM
This film is a clever and provocative look at love, sexuality, and the lies that preserve our fragile happiness.
‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is an Ambitious Vision of Startling Cinematic Beauty | 4 Oct 2017 // 4:30 AM
Director Denis Villeneuve takes everything that was iconic about Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner and expands it into a sprawling examination of hope, destiny, and creation.
'Battle of the Sexes' Serves up Bland Drama | 28 Sep 2017 // 6:00 AM
Co-directors Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris capture the atmosphere of a tumultuous time, but this complicated story winds up a frustrating hodgepodge of tantalizing ideas and unconvincing drama.
'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' Is Comically Bad | 20 Sep 2017 // 5:30 AM
Matthew Vaughn’s hyper-kinetic spy comedy can’t decide if it’s a lighthearted spoof of the Bond films it obviously loves, or a smug and ironic takedown of espionage thrillers.
Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ of All Head Trips | 15 Sep 2017 // 3:30 AM
Bold, pretentious, and divisive, Darren Aronofsky’s psychological thriller is an exhilarating (and exhausting) cinematic experience.