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Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt and Jack Whitehall in Jungle Cruise (2021)

“Jungle Cruise” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Jungle Cruise (2021; Jaume Collet-Serra) GRADE: D By Daniel Barnes *Now playing in wide release and streaming on Disney+ with Premier Access. Knockoffs Upon Knockoffs Based on an opening day Disneyland ride heavily inspired by John Huston’s The African Queen, the long-delayed Jungle Cruise is unnecessary, unoriginal and practically […]

Taylour Paige and Riley Keough in Zola

“Zola” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Zola (2021; Janicza Bravo) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Now playing. “It’s kind of long, but it’s full of suspense.” So begins #thestory, A’Ziah Zola King’s 2015 Twitter thread recounting a Florida “ho trip” gone wrong. However, while a 148-tweet thread epic for Twitter, the film version of […]

Paula Beer in Undine

“Undine” Movie Review by Daniel Barnes

Undine (2021; Christian Petzold) GRADE: B- By Daniel Barnes *Now playing in select cinemas and on VOD services. “If you leave me, I’ll have to kill you.” The mildly inscrutable Undine is my third Petzold experience, following the similarly admirable yet underwhelming Phoenix and Transit. However, it’s the first time I […]

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