The day was June 1, 2019. I was in Salt Lake City with my theater group during performance week. My good friend Ben and me walked passed the Disney Store during our lunch break. We had already eaten, so we had some time to kill. I said to Ben, "We will find us a friend … Continue reading I Am Obsessed With Buying Forky Merchandise
LAIKA is one of my favorite movie studios working today. Coraline, ParaNorman, and Kubo and the Two Strings are some of the best animated movies I've ever seen. (Boxtrolls is fine.) But LAIKA has never done well financially. When they announced The Missing Link, an adventure movie with the studios first all-star cast, I thought … Continue reading The Missing Link – Quick Thoughts
I forgot most of this movie the second I walked out of it. The theme park is cool, the child acting is most definitely not. 5/10
Us isn't as tight a package as Jordan Peele's debut film Get Out, but it is still a masterclass of filmmaking that is as fun as it is thought-provoking. Lupita Nyong'o delivers the best performance of the year so far. Also, that remix of I've Got 5 On It kicks all the ass. 9/10
It's a little cute, and Cole Sprouse surprised me with his acting chops, but there is nothing that this movie does better than The Fault in Our Stars. The movie also seems to be building to an ending that just doesn't happen. My guess is that the original ending didn't test well and was hastily … Continue reading Five Feet Apart – Quick Thoughts
I can't stop thinking about Upgrade. It is embedded into my mind like STEM is embedded into Upgrade's protagonist. STEM allows a man, (who I call Tom Hardy-ish) who was paralyzed in an attack from a high-tech gang that killed his wife, to walk again. It soon becomes sentient and helps Tom Hardy-ish find his … Continue reading Upgrade Movie Review: a Brutal and Bad-Ass Vision of the Future
When the amazing first trailer for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse came out, there was no doubt in my mind that we were in for something special. The art style was striking, the original music was banging, and the main character was finally Miles Morales! I was instantly in love. Some people were a little more … Continue reading Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is the best superhero movie of all time. Here’s why.