Movie Review: House of Gucci

Many iconic fashion brands have little to do with the designers whose names adorn their clothing, having long ago been bought up by luxury conglomerates, but few can boast as scandalous a coup as the house of Gucci.

Movie Review: King Richard

Always a bridesmaid and never a bride. Two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith continues his quest for gold in this sports biopic about Richard Williams, the father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams.

Movie Review: tick, tick…BOOM!

For this adaptation of Larson’s lesser-known show tick, tick… BOOM!, which was written and staged prior to Rent, Lin-Mauel Miranda takes on directorial duties and reminds us all just how a musical should be adapted for film.

New DVDs: December 2021

A guide to some of the notable movies arriving on video at the library this month.

Movie Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

This is a pretty fascinating story to follow, with a host of interesting and influential figures moving throughout, all of it awash in gaudy 80s excesses.

Movie Review: Red Notice

Netflix’s engineer a global hit is Rawson Marshall Thurber’s Red Notice, and if you’ve ever found yourself wondering what an action-comedy would look like if the idea had been dreamt up by an algorithm-fed A.I., you’ve come to the right place.

Movie Review: Zola

The first movie based on a Twitter thread proves to be surprisingly good.

Movie Review: Titane

If the plot sounds like it’s too much for you, then you’re probably right and this is most assuredly not the movie for you. If you are at all intrigued however, you’ll be in for one of the year’s more memorable movies, that also happens to be surprisingly sweet.

Movie Review: Eternals

The way Marvel Studios runs things means we are unlikely to get any truly exceptional films out of them, but it also means that they can be counted on to make consistently entertaining escapist cinema, and Eternals is very solidly that.

New Streaming Movies: November 2021

Host your own film festival at home with this guide to some of the best movies you can stream for free using your library card!