Film Reviews

ALLIED: Robert Zemeckis’ Generic WWII Thriller


With Allied, yet another volume has been added to the overflowing pile of wartime films. Though with the talented Robert Zemeckis at the helm, it seldom showcases his trademark focused and proficient direction, which is therefore not enough to raise the film above its many aching flaws.

ARMY OF ONE: An Apolitical Political Comedy


Army of One could have been a lot of different things, with plenty of room to shock and titillate fans of Larry Charles’ usual propensity for visceral subversions of cultural norms. Instead, the movie falls flat as a conservative piece of biographical fiction.