The movie’s charm comes from its ability to conjure up the innocence of the twilight of childhood; its humor arises from the adult perspective of certain not-so-innocent things.
U.S. Release Date: 2019-05-31
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Violence, Mayhem, Destruction, Profanity)
Director: Michael Dougherty
Cast: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Ken Watanabe, Zhang Ziyi, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O’Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn
An overlong, loud spectacle that owes as much to Transformers as kaiju.
There’s something enormously refreshing about the openness and honesty found in Keith Behrman’s coming-of-age film, "Giant Little Ones."
U.S. Home Release Date: 2019-06-04
MPAA Rating: "R" (Sexual Content, Nudity, Profanity, Drugs)
Director: Sebastian Lelio
Cast: Julianne Moore, Brad Garrett, Rita Wilson, John Turturro, Holland Taylor, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Alanna Ubach, Michael Cera, Sean Astin, Caren Pistorius
Simply directed but rich in detail, "Gloria Bell" has no deeper themes or motives beyond documenting a slice of the main character’s life.
Little more than a B-movie with strong production values and an eclectic cast, this is far from Jordan at his best.
Overlong, talky, filled with meta references, and with a strangely low-energy tone, the movie never fully gels.