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Rocketman Review

ThatShelf.com Managing Editor Jason Gorber shares his thoughts on Dexter Fletcher's highly anticipated Elton John biopic Rocketman – starring Taron Egerton and Richard Madden!

Tolkien Review: The Real Lord of the Rings

Tom of Finland director Dome Karukoski returns with another biopic about an influential creative mind, this time turning his sights to famed Lord of the Rings writer J. R. R. Tolkien. Does the film do justice to the man or is it more focused on his legendary work?

The Hummingbird Project Review

Director Kim Nguyen's The Hummingbird Project is a post-financial crisis thriller where success or failure literally hinge on milliseconds. But does a strong premise and two great leads mean a bear market or a bull market?

Ash Is Purest White Review

Jia Zhangke’s sprawling tale of love, ego and societal change in modern China is an entrancing look at how the cycles we often find ourselves in are just part of the universe’s design.

The Aftermath Review

The predicament of how allies and rivals repair fresh wounds fuels the striking post-war drama The Aftermath starring Keira Knightley, Jason Clarke, and Alexander Skarsgård.

The Shelf Minisode – Erika Linder and Natalie Krill on Below Her Mouth

There's very little that's "controversial" about Below Her Mouth, a story of two women in love that focuses more on the "love" aspect than the fact it's between two women. We speak with the film's stars Erika Linder and Natalie Krill about this misinterpretation and much more on this minisode of The Shelf.

Easy Review

Netflix's new dramedy series Easy zooms in on the mundane, messy, and intimate moments make up the every day life.