Bernard Ozarowski

Bernard Ozarowski

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An American Pickle: Effective Dramedy Showcases Rogen’s Talents (Review)

An American Pickle is a solid effort that combines broad generational comedy with melancholic drama, bolstered by strong work from Seth Rogen.

She Dies Tomorrow: A Compelling Pandemic of Existential Dread (Review)

She Dies Tomorrow lacks the thrills of conventional horror, but is more than thought-provoking enough to merit your time.

The Way Back: Ben Affleck’s Career Best Performance (Review)

The Way Back is a winning character drama carried on the back of the best performance of Ben Affleck’s career.

The Hater: Overbreadth and Inconsistent Tone Sink a Good Premise (Review)

The Hater bites off more than it can chew in attempting to tell one story that encompasses so many of the societal ills in Poland.

The Kissing Booth 2: A Surprisingly Improved Sequel (Review)

The Kissing Booth 2 is a marked improvement on its predecessor, but still remains a low stakes, disposable romantic comedy.

Radioactive: Poor Writing Stops the Film from Glowing (Review)

Radioactive, despite a game lead performance and some creative touches, is tragically held back by a didactic, lazy screenplay.

2021 Oscar Contenders Post-COVID: Oscars Preview Part III

Part III of our Oscar Preview focuses on 2021 Oscar Contenders that will be released into the new post-COVID world in the second half of 2020.

The Outpost: an Excellent War Film Elevated by Smart Direction (Review)

The Outpost is a superbly crafted war film that shrewdly balances themes of effective leadership with harrowing battle scenes.

Fatal Affair: Netflix’s Lifetime Movie is a Bumbling Mess of Bad Writing (Review)

Fatal Affair is chaste thriller that fails to deliver the sort of lurid, trashy, entertainment the genre can deliver.

Rebuilding Paradise: Ron Howard’s Crisp Next Step as a Documentarian (Review)

Rebuilding Paradise delivers a visceral cinema verité look at the wildfires that devastated a California town, and the town’s effort to rebuild.