Hail, Caesar!

Hail, Caesar! is the latest from the Coen Brothers, and while it is funny and entertaining from start to finish it might have you asking what it all meant at the end (a common Coen paradox). Continue reading Hail, Caesar!

Kung Fu Panda 3

Kung Fu Panda 3 is a pretty big step back from the first two films as it loses its way at almost every turn. Continue reading Kung Fu Panda 3

Jane Got a Gun

Jane Got a Gun is an almost great survival western, but this clever story feels just a bit too small on the production side at times while not quite coming together for half its runtime. Continue reading Jane Got a Gun

Movie Night With Lauren: The Martian (2015)

Movie Night With Lauren #3: From Black Death to The Martian thanks to Sean Bean. Check out the explanation for Movie Night here. Continue reading Movie Night With Lauren: The Martian (2015)

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Though the film adaptation of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies fails to be everything I hoped it would be, it definitely has more fun with adding the undead to the Jane Austen classic than Seth Grahame-Smith did while writing his uninspired book. Continue reading Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

45 Years

45 Years is a solid slice of life look at a long-standing couple dealing with an interesting dilemma, and the fallout from that. Continue reading 45 Years

Son of Saul

Son of Saul’s incredible filmmaking takes us inside the Holocaust in a new and unique way, but the happenstance surrounding Saul and the holes it asks the viewer to fill hold it back in the end. Continue reading Son of Saul

Rise of the Tomb Raider DLC: Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch

With Rise of the Tomb Raider pulling up behind only The Witcher 3 in my favorite games of 2015 list, this story driven DLC inspired by the story of Baba Yaga couldn’t get here fast enough. Time to extend the season of the witch! Continue reading Rise of the Tomb Raider DLC: Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch

Movie Night With Lauren: Black Death (2010)

Movie Night With Lauren #2: From Hick to Black Death thanks to Eddie Redmayne. Check out the explanation for Movie Night here. Continue reading Movie Night With Lauren: Black Death (2010)

Movie Night With Lauren: Hick (2011)

Movie Night With Lauren #1: from The 5th Wave to Hick thanks to Chloe Grace Moretz. Check out the explanation for Movie Night here. Continue reading Movie Night With Lauren: Hick (2011)

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