Brigsby Bear review — SNL’s Kyle Mooney is the hero we need in this surprisingly sweet comedy

Brigsby Bear is an offbeat comedy with a large beating heart at its center in the form of Saturday Night Live's Kyle Mooney Kyle Mooney is arguably the most underrated repertory cast member on Saturday Night Live. Since joining the cast in 2013, many of his sketches written with frequent collaborator and long-time friend Beck Bennet have been…
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri review — Hilarious and poignant black comedy

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a bleak black comedy that boasts some of the best performances and writing of any movie this year. "Raped while dying." "Still no arrests?" "How come, Chief Willoughby?" That is what is written on the titular billboards in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. And while it seems like a simple targeted…
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Frank Movie Review — A celebration of weirdness and papier-mâché heads

Michael Fassbender is fascinating as the papier-mâché headed lead singer in Frank, which celebrates weirdness and understands mental illness Frank is just about as quirky and surreal as you’d imagine a movie about an experimental indie band with a lead singer who constantly wears a giant papier-mâché head would be. However, surprisingly, the character of Frank (Michael…
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Movie Review — A funny and bright teen superhero romp

Funny, bright, and charming, this younger version the web-slinger in Spider-Man: Homecoming breathes new life into the character and superhero genre. The bright colors, catchy soundtrack, and witty dialogue make this incarnation of Spider-Man the most light-hearted. However, what makes Spider-Man: Homecoming the best movie in the many versions of the character so far is that it's hyper…
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