“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

“Stranger Things: Season 3”: One-Sentence Review

Maybe the scope and antagonists have outgrown the town of Hawkins, Indiana, but the core of original characters—plus Maya Hawke’s Robin—are as likable and charismatic as ever.

9.5 out of 12 Tamales

“Stranger Things: Season 2”: One-Sentence Review

Like listening to a great album over and over, Stranger Things: Season 2 builds on the initial experience and adds an appreciation for the world the Duffer Brothers have so meticulously created.

10.5 out of 12 Tamales

“Stranger Things: Season 1”: One-Sentence Review

Straight out of the 80s in the best way possible, Stranger Things sets itself apart by balancing the art of being original while paying homage to the movies that inspired it.

11 out of 12 Tamales