“It’s too late to call The Great Wall an expensive failure, but it’s not likely to leave many satisfied viewers in its wake,” says Alex Doenau.
“Gold is that strange beast: an okay story elevated by a performance richer than the material truly deserves,” finds Alex Doenau.
“Jackie is a fascinating film that rewards as it confounds,” says Alex Doenau.
Monster Trucks “has nothing to offer for anyone with an age in the double digits,” finds Alex Doenau.
“Assassin’s Creed will do nothing to improve the name of video game adaptations,” says Alex Doenau.
“La La Land is a grand piece of cinema and an oddity,” finds Alex Doenau.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story “is a slick film that ties into the legacy of both the original trilogy and the better parts of the prequel trilogy,” says Alex Doenau.
“Office Christmas Party is a tightly wound and heavily calculated movie,” finds Alex Doenau.
Now screening at the Japanese Film Festival, “The Mohican Comes Home is sweet and specific,” says Alex Doenau.
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk is “a quietly brilliant, intensely subtle movie,” finds Alex Doenau.