Yes, there is a Playmobil movie. Yes, it was released in theaters. Yes, I was the only one in said theater. Yes, it's a ripoff of the LEGO Movie. Yes, it is a gigantic critical and commercial failure. And yes, I kind of liked it. It's dumb, it's got some groaners here and there, and … Continue reading Playmobil: The Movie – Movie Review
I liked it when the dogs didn't talk.
My friend and I walked into our Thursday night screening of Frozen II with grand expectations. The brilliant trailers promised an epic story with a darker tone and plenty of mystery. The fact that they announced an entire documentary series about the behind-the-scenes of this one movie seemed to confirm that this was something special. … Continue reading Frozen II – Review
I really loved Rocketman. I loved the abstract and emotional musical numbers, I loved the nuances in the acting, I loved the subtle ways that it communicates its themes and ideas, I loved the very unsubtle ways that it communicates its themes and ideas. It might get a little cheesy at points, but I loved … Continue reading Rocketman – Quick Thoughts
The original Aladdin is my second favorite Disney movie of all time, (Number one is Lilo and Stitch, thank you for asking.) and after that abysmal marketing campaign, I was sure that this new remake would be an atrocity. Maybe it's because I had such low expectations, but I had a blast with this movie! … Continue reading Aladdin (2019) – Quick Thoughts
Cooper has hit a home run in his first time at bat. This is his directorial debut and best performance to date. The way the film gracefully and effectively portrays a crushingly realistic depiction of addiction and fame is really amazing to behold. It shows a level of sophistication and nuance that is incredible and … Continue reading A Star Is Born (2018) Movie Review: a (movie) star is born in a crushing and amazing portrayal of what fame, drugs, and love can do to people
Mark my words: this movie will be big. Like Queen itself, the initial reviews from critics are negative. Queen’s songs weren’t perfect, they had structural flaws and an overall lack of polish compared to the popular songs at the time. The critics had all the right to bash the albums for all of their flaws. … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody Review: It Will Rock You