“Godzilla: King of the Monsters”: One-Sentence Review

You can’t fault “Godzilla: King of the Monsters” for putting comprehensible story and characterization on the back-burner when all it has going for it are epic Kaiju fights, which, let’s be honest, is all it needs to get right.

8 out of 12 Tamales

“Manchester by the Sea”: One-Sentence Review

Director Kenneth Lonergan’s deeply affecting drama, Manchester by the Sea, featuring nuanced performances from Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams, powerfully grabs at the heartstrings and doesn’t let go.

11 out of 12 Tamales