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“Joker” Review: Todd Phillips Ushers in a New Era of Auteur-Driven Comic-Book Films With His Gross & Provocative “Joker” [TIFF 2019]

“Joker” Review: Todd Phillips Ushers in a New Era of Auteur-Driven Comic-Book Films With His Gross & Provocative “Joker” [TIFF 2019]

“Joker” utilizes the popularity of the comic book movie platform to deliver a new character story. In a repulsive, vile, and evil exploration of one of comics’ most iconic villains, Phillips changes the lens through which we view films in this genre.

Shia LaBeouf’s Cathartic “Honey Boy” is a Harrowing examination of Hereditary addiction

Shia LaBeouf’s Cathartic “Honey Boy” is a Harrowing examination of Hereditary addiction

Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, Lindsay Lohan, the Olsen twins, there are endless stories documenting the challenging lives of prominent child actors. The pitfalls of fame are in abundance, suffocating them from every angle and submerging them into maturity before they’re even ready. How these actors navigate the endless temptations and obstacles is often a gamble. However, if you’re Shia LaBeouf, the environment may lead to severe emotional distress. Such is the case in LaBeouf’s latest film “Honey Boy” in which the writer/actor exercises a long overdue catharsis contextualizing the heartbreaking and complicated relationship between him and his father.

'Glass' is only Half Full in M. Night Shyamalan's Admirable, but Underwhelming Conclusion to the 'Unbreakable' Trilogy

'Glass' is only Half Full in M. Night Shyamalan's Admirable, but Underwhelming Conclusion to the 'Unbreakable' Trilogy

For all it’s ambition “Glass” is half full offering an underwhelming conclusion to the “Unbreakable Trilogy”.

Widows TIFF Movie Review

Widows TIFF Movie Review

Luckily with Davis at the helm, steering this otherwise sinking ship, you can at least enjoy another powerful performance by this seasoned and award-winning actor.

Green Book TIFF Movie Review

Green Book TIFF Movie Review

The story is really about our shared humanity despite differences, and while these characters do reinforce some stereotypes, it shatters others.

Roma TIFF Movie Review

Roma TIFF Movie Review

Alfonso Cuaron puts forth a beautiful cinematic work of art that will warm your heart only to break it, crashing down with authenticity and sincerity.

First Man TIFF Movie Review

First Man TIFF Movie Review

Damien Chazelle proves his versatility and expert craftsmanship as a filmmaker by blasting off with this exhilarating telling of the Apollo 11 mission.

Mid90s TIFF Movie Review

Mid90s TIFF Movie Review

Mid90s is a fantastic first film for Jonah Hill that depicts the close social bond of 90’s skate culture. 

Life Itself TIFF Movie Review

Life Itself TIFF Movie Review

Life Itself is a deeply personal film in which writer/director Dan Fogelman clearly wears his heart on his sleeve.

A Star Is Born TIFF Movie Review

A Star Is Born TIFF Movie Review

Cooper, deftly creates intimacy between Jackson and Ally, without which the story would certainly not be as successful. The film sucks you in from the beginning with the roar of a raucous concert audience, the hard beat of the drums on Jackson’s stage, and his hypnotic swagger as he plays for thousands.

Beautiful Boy TIFF Movie Review

Beautiful Boy TIFF Movie Review

Groeningen has delivered an absolute resounding gut punch with devastatingly honest performances from Steve Carell and Timothee Chalamet that is sure to resonate with many audience members.

Destroyer TIFF Movie Review

Destroyer TIFF Movie Review

Nicole Kidman gives an unrecognizable tour de force performance in Karyn Kusama’s true crime drama Destroyer

Good Time: Of Vice & Men | Movie Review

I'll guarantee you've never seen Robert Pattinson like this before! Griffin reviews the latest indie crime drama Good Time and boy was it just that...a GOOD time. Support Men vs. Movies by shopping on Amazon through our Affiliates links below! Purchase Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 for $19.99!

Wind River: Hawkeye & Scarlet Witch Solve a Murder | Movie Review

The minds behind Hell or High Water and Sicario return for a murder mystery set in Wyoming starring Jeremy Renner & Elizabeth Olson. Does this film live up to the greatness of the others? Griffin gives you his thoughts! Support Men vs. Movies by purchasing Blu-Rays through our Amazon Affiliates links!

Detroit Movie Review

Kathryn Bigelow returns with her latest True Story adoption covering The Detroit Riots. DETROIT is one brutal film, Griffin gives you his thoughts! Support Men vs. Movies by purchasing Blu-Rays through our Amazon Affiliates links! Purchase The Hurt Locker on Amazon http://amzn.to/2f3B2kn Purchase Zero Dark Thirty on Amazon http://amzn.to/2uSr4WS Purchase Point Break on Amazon http://amzn.to/2f3wvyB Visit our website at menvsmovies.com!

Dunkirk: Christopher Nolan's BEST Film? | Movie Review

Aaaannnnddd we can finally breathe. What an experience! Christopher Nolan's latest film Dunkirk hits theaters this weekend and it is the MUST SEE event of the summer. Griffin gives you his review! Purchase the Christopher Nolan Film Collection here! http://amzn.to/2gSSU24 Purchase The Dark Knight Trilogy here! http://amzn.to/2um8W7v Visit our website at menvsmovies.com!

Live by Night Movie Review

A little late, but here is our review for Ben Affleck's latest directorial effort: Live by Night. Does it live up to the hype?

Patriot's Day Movie Review

Griffin brings you his thoughts on the latest Peter Berg and Mark Wahlberg collaboration: Patriots Day! As always check out and subscribe to our weekly podcast! 

A Monster Calls Review

Bring your tissue box, Griffin reviews the mature family film A Monster Calls! As always check out and subscribe to our weekly podcast!