Shin Ultraman Movie Review: Some moviegoers had high hopes for the Japanese superhero-versus-monsters mashup “Shin Ultraman.” A “tokusatsu” icon with a long history and multiple successful franchises is Ultraman. And even if you don’t know the character’s name, you might be able to identify him just by looking at him, especially given his skin-tight silver jumpsuit, Lite-Brite bug eyes, and bullet head with a dorsal fin form. As the second picture in a trilogy of narratively unrelated Japanese sci-fi reboots, “Shin Ultraman” also evokes certain connections. It was released after the contemporary disaster film “Shin Godzilla” and before the anticipated “Shin Kamen Rider.”
Saint Omer Movie Review: In Saint-Omer, France, in 2016, Fabienne Kabou, a French-Senegalese lady accused of killing her infant daughter, gave a terrifying testimony as experienced documentary filmmaker Alice Diop sat courtside. The infant was breastfed by Kabou before being laid out on the beach at Berck-sur-Mer, where she was left to perish in the incoming tide. Why did Kabou act in this way? In terms of assessing motive, Kabou’s responses (“It was simpler that way”) were vague and ultimately unsatisfactory.
Bernie Madoff The Monster of Wall Street: For Netflix, Joe Berlinger has transformed his filmmaking career into a docuseries production line. Bernie Madoff movie review one of the forerunners of the true crime documentary is the filmmaker of “Brother’s Keeper,” which is outstanding, and “Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills,” which is extraordinary.
Avatar Movie Review: According to Mayur Sanap, Avatar: The Way of Water is like a gift that was ill-chosen; it may be beautifully wrapped, but what’s within is disappointing. Numerous popular movie series have come and gone, but few have achieved the level of international popularity that James Cameron’s record-breaking fantasy epic Avatar has.
Turn Every Page Review: The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb. Turn Every Page review editor Gordon Lish was questioned extensively in a 2015 Paris Review interview about his contentious collaboration with Raymond Carver, one of the most well-known editors-writers-relationships in history. Carver’s prose was heavily edited by Lish, who employed a hard hand to produce the “minimalism” for which Carver is best known.
According to Namrata Thakker, Pitchers Season 2 is intense but entertaining to watch. The popular TVF program Pitchers, starring Naveen Kasturia, Arunabh Kumar, and Abhay Mahajan, is back with season 2 after a lengthy hiatus. Regrettably, Jitendra Kumar, who appeared in season 1 and had a fantastic performance, is absent from the upcoming season. And it is felt in his absence.