“Free Guy”: One-Sentence Review

The conundrum, this year’s most inventive film is also its most derivative—yet—despite Free Guy openly borrowing elements from Grand Theft Auto, Fortnite, Truman Show, and Wreck it Ralph, among others, it bustles with considerable originality and humor.

11 out of 12 Tamales

“Knives Out”: One-Sentence Review

No source material, a hard-to-get-right genre, no problem, Knives Out is this year’s most original—most inventive—movie, a whodunnit that truly keeps you guessing, and laughing, until the closing credits.

11.5 out of 12 Tamales