Mason Shumaker

A finely produced documentary that hammers home important facts about climate change, with a few missteps and the return of a boring host. more

Aug 11, 2017 1:17 PM Film

An inoffensive family dramedy from the folks who did the brilliant Obvious Child, this is a 90s-set film that won't leave much of a lasting impression. more

Aug 11, 2017 9:33 AM Film

Casey Affleck dies, making Rooney Mara sad, and then Casey Affleck comes back as a ghost to watch Rooney Mara be sad. The movie goes on like this for a long time. more

Jul 31, 2017 1:10 PM Film

This is where a synopsis would go if the title of the film wasn't already the synopsis. more

Jul 21, 2017 8:48 AM Film

The latest from Bong Joon-ho is a straightforward "animal love" movie that demands to be watched immediately. more

Jun 30, 2017 12:04 PM Film 1 Comments

A local film gets meta on the mublecore movement, with a great lead performance and some expected pitfalls of the genre. more

Jun 16, 2017 11:43 AM Film

A "Gen X behaving badly" movie that doesn't much care if it's not for you. more

May 31, 2017 3:17 PM Film

This Emily Dickinson biopic is likely an expected delight for fans but is a surprisingly enjoyable time for those who have never read the poet. more

May 19, 2017 11:39 AM Film

This surprisingly effective, tragically resonant gem may have flawed visuals but few other problems,. more

Apr 21, 2017 12:49 PM Film

It doesn't happen often, but one of our reviewers believes this real-time shootout flick is one of the best he's ever seen. more

Apr 21, 2017 11:58 AM Film

Kristen Stewart's latest isn't even good enough to warrant the honor of being called a flat-out failure. more

Apr 10, 2017 3:32 PM Film 1 Comments

If you're a fan of Terrence Malick, you're in luck! If not...I'm sure something else is playing... more

Mar 31, 2017 11:50 AM Film

Mason Shumaker says to Iron Fist: J'ACCUSE! Find out who the martial artist series stole from! more

Mar 24, 2017 1:41 PM Film

This nuanced thriller won Best Foreign Film at the Academy Awards. For real, Beatty didn't screw this one up. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:33 PM Film

A creative take on the generally stale biopic genre, this film gets bonus points for mocking fascists. Not that that's particularly relevant right now... more

Mar 3, 2017 12:25 PM Film

This foreign film is yet another example of a basic, uninspired movie getting too much praise. more

Feb 24, 2017 12:04 PM Film

With more goofy mythos and plenty more headshots, this second chapter is the rare sequel that outdoes the original. more

Feb 11, 2017 4:54 PM Film

Mason Shumaker's list of what's best and worst from 2016 is a heck of a read! more

Feb 3, 2017 11:00 AM Cutting Room

A shock-til-you-drop, torture porn riff that isn't meaty or significant enough to warrant the grossness. more

Feb 3, 2017 10:58 AM Film

A slew of great performances in a movie that doesn't quite know what to do with them. more

Jan 24, 2017 2:00 PM Film