Kathryn Newton

Freaky Is Fun, But Familiar

Freaky Is Fun, But Familiar

Body-swap horror comedy Freaky is the perfect distraction from the real-life horror show known as 2020. The film is clever, funny, gross, all the things you could want in a piece of entertainment: it’s also a tad disposable and obvious.

Detective Pikachu Is Almost Too Cute For Its Own Good

Detective Pikachu Is Almost Too Cute For Its Own Good

Video game movies have a tumultuous history of never quite managing to marry what fans love about the games they’re inspired by with a compelling narrative that won’t alienate the unfamiliar. Detective Pikachu manages to succeed at this long-sought combo by pairing a pretty standard family film with some incredibly…