Aquaman is Out of Its Depth

“This is gonna be fun!” So declares Arthur Curry, the titular Aquaman played by Jason Momoa, at the end of his movie, after (spoilers? I guess?) he defeats the bad guys, saves the world, and gets the girl. The phrase is a good thesis statement for Aquaman, a movie that wants desperately to be a…

How to Talk to Girls at Parties Smashes Genres Into An Unsatisfying Mess

How to Talk to Girls at Parties is nostalgic romp through industrial England during the early days of punk. No, that’s not quite right — it’s a romance about two lovers from vastly different backgrounds. Well, no, it’s a philosophical sci-fi movie about the nature of parenting and purity. No, no, it’s a broad comedy…