“Battle of the Sexes” proves tennis highlights are boring

The filmmakers didn’t set out to make a movie about sexual awakening and female activism. They wanted to make a movie about a tennis match we all know the result of, and they failed to see where the story wanted to go. 

Review: “La La Land”

What I find most striking about La La Land is its beauty. Damien Chazelle’s original Hollywood musical isn’t perfect. It has its share of head-tilting moments — an opening musical number which tests your commitment straightaway to what you think you’ve come to the theater to see — and it’s maybe not a movie I’d watch over […]