Weekend Openings: An ‘Arrival’ for ‘Billy Lynn’ and Zoe Kazan

This weekend, we have a really nice assortment of new releases. For one, sci-fi fans get a treat with the release of “Arrival.” Independent cinema hounds have a riveting Zoe Kazan performance to bite into. There’s also “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” limping into theaters, among other titles of note. This is another week that […]


Weekend Openings: Double Kristen Stewart and a new quartet busting ghosts

Welcome back to Weekend Openings everybody! This week, we have a pair of Kristen Stewart movies for you to choose from, along with one very high-profile and surprisingly entertaining remake. I’ve previously reviewed all three titles that I’m mainly interested in running down today, so you’ll know how I feel about those, though they’re hardly […]


‘Bridge of Spies’ and ‘Carol’ lead the BAFTA nominations

Late last night (or technically early this morning), the British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced their British Academy Film Awards, with Steven Spielberg‘s Bridge of Spies and Todd Haynes‘ Carol leading the way with nine nominations apiece. Next in line was Alejandro González Iñárritu‘s The Revenant with eight, while George Miller‘s Mad Max: […]