Tag - Josh O'Connor

Freeze Frame: “IF” (PG), “I Saw the TV Glow” (R), “Thelma the Unicorn” (PG), “Aisha” (Not rated)

If being sentimental, sweet-natured, and family-friendly is a crime, then "IF" is guilty on all counts. Filmmaker John Krasinski's fantasy about a young girl who can see other people's imaginary friends is certainly corny and saddled with a score that pounds the emotional moments like a sledgehammer. But Ryan Reynolds...

Freeze Frame: “Challengers” (R), “Boy Kills World” (R), “We Grown Now” (PG)

The tennis movie "Challengers" takes the term 'love' in a kinky direction. Zendaya, Josh O'Connor and Mike Faist star in a raunchy comic drama about a ménage à troi involving championship level competitors. The actors are fine and look convincing on the court. The timeline of director Luca Guadagnino's story...

Freeze Frame: “Civil War” (R), “La Chimera” (Not rated), “Scoop” (PG-13)

Contemporary political divisions and paranoia add an uneasy edge to filmmaker Alex Garland's chilling speculative nightmare, "Civil War." Kirsten Dunst is solid as a famed photojournalist who races with colleagues to get to Washington, DC before rebel forces attack the White House.  And KC native Stephen McKinley Henderson scores as an...