Sundance Review: ‘Call Jane’ Is an Engaging Drama About a Vital Fight

Call Jane Review

The year 1968 saw an America in upheaval as political storms swept the nation along with the eruption of youthful protest, and the civil rights movement suffered the loss of Martin Luther King Jr. Most protests may have been loud, but others were not. On the heels of Roe V.

Lauren Ambrose, Rupert Grint, and Toby Kebbell Talk Servant Season 3

Servant Season 3 Cast Interview

Pay or Wait had the pleasure of chatting with cast members of the hit Apple TV+ psychological horror series Servant! Actors Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, and Rupert Grint talk about the third season  of the show. In the three part interview compilation, we discuss the respective characters’ arc in this

‘The 355’ May Be Formulaic But It Kicks Ass

The 355 Movie Review

Simon Kinberg’s debut feature as director, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, was polarizing for both critics and fans. His latest film, The 355, will sadly be marked by similar results. In trying to be its own “girl power” Jason Bourne, its screenplay sticks to a by-the-number formula. The film’s leads travel the world, attend a

Cobra Kai Season 4 Cast Interview

Pay or Wait had the pleasure of chatting with cast members of the hit Netflix comedy series Cobra Kai. Cast members Ralph Macchio, William Zabka, Tanner Buchanan, Xolo Mariduena, Mary Mouser, Jacob Bertrand, Gianni DeCenzo, Peyton List, and Thomas Ian Griffith dish the details about the fourth season of the

Emily in Paris Season 2 Cast Interview

Emily in Paris Season 2 Cast Interview

Pay or Wait had the pleasure of chatting with cast members of the hit Netflix comedy series Emily in Paris. Cast members Lily Collins, Lucas Bravo, Ashley Park, Lucien Laviscount, Phillippine Leroy Beaulier, Samuel Arnold, and Camille Razat dish the details  about the second season of the show. In the

‘Matrix Resurrections’ is A Nostalgic Ode to The Franchise That Connects Older and Younger Generations

Matrix Resurrections Review

As the credits roll at the end of The Matrix Resurrections, we notice a quote Lana Wachowski included as a dedication for her deceased parents - "Love Is The Genesis Of Everything." This is a perfect quote to summarize the franchise's fourth installment that changed the sci-fi genre and opened the

‘Nightmare Alley’ Sees Guillermo del Toro Travel to the Darkest Depths of Human Wickedness

Nightmare Alley 2021 Review

Edmund Goulding’s Nightmare Alley, now considered among the finest noir films, was met with mixed reviews and was a box office flop. The New York Times called it a film that “traverses distasteful dramatic ground and only rarely does it achieve any substance as entertainment.” It was adapted at a

And Just Like That Season 1 Review

And Just Like That Review

Pay or Wait's Sharronda Williams reviews the first season of the HBO Max Sex and the City sequel series And Just Like That. Watch her review as she dish her thoughts about the season in the video below. The Max Original AND JUST LIKE THAT…, the new chapter of the groundbreaking HBO

‘Being the Ricardos’ Examines the Complex Relationship Behind One of TV’s Greatest Shows

Being the Ricardos Review

During the Golden Age of Television, a half-hour domestic comedy titled, I Love Lucy, was one of America’s most popular television shows. A record-breaking number of viewers tuned in to watch the hilarious antics of America’s funniest and most beloved TV couple, Lucy and Ricky Ricardo, each week; however, the

‘The Harder They Fall’ Shows That Westerns Arent Dead, but in Rebirth

The Harder They Fall Review

What was once a popular escape for the American moviegoer has been galloping across the silver screen less and less. But when a Western does show up, it’s like a prospector finding gold. The appeal of Westerns is that we know what we’re going to get, and that’s a comfort

“Halloween Kills” Is a Cheesy, Bloody Fun Slasher

Halloween Kills Review

Michael Myers and Halloween have remained a staple of the season for over 40 years. He has haunted audiences, just as he has haunted Laurie Strode and Haddonfield, Illinois. You always know what to expect going into these films. Michael Myers survives his latest near-death encounter and is once again

TIFF Review: ‘Official Competiton’ Is a Masterful Showbiz Satire

Official Competition Review

“How do people see me?” is a question pondered by Humberto (José Luis Gómez) on his 80th birthday. A leader in the pharmaceutical industry, he begins to reflect on his legacy. Wanting to be remembered for something that will have a lasting impact is a desire for many. That can

Apple and A24 Release Teaser Trailer for The Tragedy of Macbeth

the tragedy of macbeth

Apple and A24 has released a teaser trailer for their highly anticipated film, The Tragedy of Macbeth, which is directed by Academy Award Winning director Joel Coen. The Tragedy of Macbeth, based on the play by William Shakespeare, stars Academy Award Winner Frances McDormand (Nomadland) and Academy Award Winner Denzel

TIFF Review: ‘The Forgiven’ Is a Hot Cast of Names in an Average Drama

The Forgiven Review

A party at a castle in the Moroccan desert brings together rich snobs in writer-director John Michael McDonagh’s The Forgiven. The “rich white people doing bad things” narrative is becoming a genre in and of itself, but they can make for good entertainment (see Knives Out and Ready or Not

Fantasia 2021 Review: ‘All the Moons’ Is One of the Best Vampire Films of All Time

All The Moons Review

Our image of a vampire is simple: A frightening figure all in black with fanged teeth and a thirst for blood. If you cross one’s path, don’t expect to live. Their image has made it hard not to consider them monsters. Even just by looking at Bela Lugosi’s depiction of

Fantasia 2021 Review: ‘The Last Thing Mary Saw’ Is a Queer Horror Tale of Supernatural and Spiritual Malevolence

The Last Thing Mary Saw Review

The Last Thing Mary Saw is quick to envelop you in its atmosphere. In its very first seconds, first-time feature writer and director Edoardo Vitaletti swiftly establishes a dark and suffocating environment. Through the film’s cinematography, Southhold, New York, in 1843, seems to live in constant fog and candlelight but

Netflix and Sony Pictures Animation Set Release Date For Musical Vivo

Vivo Netflix

Netflix has released a new clip and release date for their upcoming animated film, Vivo, with the voice cast Lin-Manuel Miranda (Vivo), Zoe Saldaña (Rosa), Juan de Marcos (Andrés), Brian Tyree Henry (Dancarino), Michael Rooker (Lutador), Nicole Byer (Valentina), introducing Ynairaly Simo (Gabi), and Gloria Estefan (Marta). Vivo will center

‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Review: Lena Headey and Karen Gillan Are a Brilliant Mother-Daughter Duo in this Badass, Neon-Soaked Action Thriller

Gunpowder Milkshake Review

Women often follow in their mothers’ footsteps, whether it’s a career choice or aspects of their personal lives. But what if your mother is a lethal assassin and a killer for hire? Gunpowder Milkshake is a mother-daughter action film full of empowering female characters fighting for life and autonomy. With