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Nia DeCosta’s Candyman Dares You To “Say His Name”

Nia DeCosta’s Candyman Dares You To “Say His Name”

James Jay Edwards reviews Candyman, a supernatural slasher film directed by Nia DaCosta and starring Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. (Universal Pictures) 

David Bruckner’s The Night House Serves Up a Creepy Supernatural Mystery

James Jay Edwards reviews The Night House, a psychological horror film directed by David Bruckner and starring Rebecca Hall. (Searchlight Studios) 

Free Guy Is Two Movies—One Fun, and One Mediocre

James Jay Edwards reviews Free Guy, a science fiction action comedy directed by Shawn Levy and starring Ryan Reynolds and Jodie Comer. (20th Century Studios) 

Monuments Is a New Twist on the Old Road Movie

James Jay Edwards reviews Monuments, a unique road trip movie written and directed by Jack C. Newell and starring David Sullivan and Marguerite Moreau. (1091 Pictures) 

Sparks and Leos Carax Team Up for the Wonderfully Quirky Annette

James Jay Edwards reviews Annette, a musical with original music, songs, and story by the band Sparks, Ron and Russell Mael, and directed by Leos Carax. (Amazon Studios)

The Five Rules of Success Offers a Slick and Stylish Second Chance

James Jay Edwards reviews The Five Rules of Success, a crime thriller written and directed by Orson Oblowitz and starring Santiago Segura. (Ambassador Film Group) 

The Green Knight Is Arthurian Legend Like You’ve Never Seen It

James Jay Edwards reviews The Green Knight, a medieval film written and directed by David Lowery and based on the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. (A24) 

Stillwater Can’t Decide on Being a Family Drama or a Mystery Thriller

James Jay Edwards reviews Stillwater, a crime drama film directed by Tom McCarthy and starring Matt Damon. (Focus Features) 

Adventure and Dad Jokes Power Disney’s Jungle Cruise

James Jay Edwards reviews Jungle Cruise, a Disney film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra and based on the theme park attraction. (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures) 

Sabrina Doyle’s Lorelei Explores Love, Loss, And Second Chances

James Jay Edwards reviews Lorelei, a drama film written and directed by Sabrina Doyle in her feature debut, and starring Jena Malone and Pablo Schreiber. (Vertical Entertainment)