J.K. Rowling returns to her wizarding world with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and easily recaptures the magic (ugh….I know) with director David Yates.Read more "Film Review: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"
They came, they saw, they conquered… the ability to communicate with humanity through plate glass windows. The alien invaders have arrived?Read more "Film Review: Arrival"
When it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we’ve grown accustomed to a certain heightened world. Yes it’s filled with superhuman beings, dancing trees and futuristic scientific and technological advances, but everything still feels grounded in this reality. Until now. Now, things have changed. Now, things are strange.Read more "Film Review: Doctor Strange"
Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight is a quiet masterpiece, filled with beautiful craft and incredible acting, creating a romantic slice of life that never lets go.Read more "Film Review: Moonlight"
The Handmaiden is Park Chan-wook continuing to be one of the best directors working today, as this twisty love triangle gets as weird and wild as you would hope from Park.Read more "Film Review: The Handmaiden"
The Accountant is a silly movie that thinks it is serious, and that’s a shame, because it could have been something really fun if it had turned into the fun it could of had.Read more "Film Review: The Accountant"
American Honey has the energy and uniqueness to keep it entertaining from start to finish, but something never quite clicked with its central story.Read more "Film Review: American Honey"
I imagine I was a part of a large demographic that went into a frenzied panic when The Gaslight Anthem announced they were breaking up. The thought of losing out on the creative output of Brian Fallon and Co. was almost incomprehensible to us denim adorned, dive bar frequenting, perpetually brokenhearted, rock and rock revivalists. […]Read more "Album Review: “Painkillers” – Brian Fallon"
The adaptation of The Girl on the Train never really excels beyond adequate, drags for a pulpy thriller, but Emily Blunt takes full advantage of her showcase.Read more "Film Review: The Girl on the Train"
Ava DuVernay’s 13th is an informative, engaging, sad and powerful documentary about our country’s criminal justice system that should be seen by as many as people as possible.Read more "Film Review: 13th"