Movie Reviews

Get the latest movie reviews from our in-house critics, Shirrel Rhoades and Ian Brockway. You’ll also find reviews from film festivals and advance screening movies. Do you have what it takes to be a Guest movie reviewer? Send us your review to info@TropicCinema.com for approval and maybe you’ll earn a spot!

Tropic Sprockets: Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) is no cardboard archetype, but rather a man of coursing blood, of sadness and spirit and this role is one of Richard Gere's very best.

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Tropic Sprockets: Their Finest

Events are complicated by Catrin's marriage to a brooding painter (Jack Huston) who encourages her to go to Wales. At the script office, she is tempted by her melancholic and intense peer Tom (Sam Clafin) who resembles James Joyce.

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Tropic Sprockets: Year by the Sea

Settling in Cape Cod, she meets the experimental Joan Erickson (Celia Imrie), wife and partner to the groundbreaking psychologist Erick Erickson. Needless to say, the two Joans are fast friends.

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Tropic Sprockets: Boss Baby

Suffice to say, this is not your average adorable infant. Imaginative Timmy is driven to get to the bottom of things.

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Tropic Sprockets: Kong: Skull Island

Just travelling to the island is a nightmare when the crew encounters a malevolent storm. But when the destination arrives, it is Paradise.

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Tropic Sprockets: The Zookeeper’s Wife

Despite its convention, "The Zookeeper's Wife" does shed light on the Warsaw Zoo (which still remains today) as it was in its time of darkness. Let us hope we never see the horrid likes of Dr. Lutz Heck and his constipated face ever again.

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Front Row at the Movies: Personal Shopper

Maureen had a twin brother who died at 27, leaving her alone in a meaningless world. She’s morose over this abandonment, and spends nights in a lonely house outside the city where he used to live, trying to contact his departed spirit.

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Front Row at the Movies: Song to Song

Gosling and Rooney are two aspiring musicians who have an on-and-off love affair. Fassbender is the oily, always smiling record producer in the mix. And Portman is the waitress the egocentric producer marries, only to ruin her life.

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Tropic Sprockets: A Sense of An Ending

As a young man (played by Billy Howle) Tony is a shy university student who meets the spontaneous photographer Veronica (Freya Mavor) and becomes a very close friend to a charismatic fellow student, the existentialist Adrian Finn (Joe Alwyn). Tony likes Veronica but she grows distant and both decide to break the relationship.

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Tropic Sprockets: John Wick; Chapter 2

The action binds you like a garrote and does not let go. Reeves slinks through each scene like a lethal living sculpture and he is once again, perfectly cast.

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