Green Book Movie Review: Mortenson and Ali shine in the feel-good movie we need right now

Green Book really is something special. Despite the devastating ideas and events that the movie focuses on, it remains accessible and fun to watch. It has a story and pace that could easily be a bore, but Viggo Mortenson and Mahershala Ali, along with a fantastic script, make it compelling and surprisingly funny. The story … Continue reading Green Book Movie Review: Mortenson and Ali shine in the feel-good movie we need right now

Advertisements

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

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

Halloween 2018 Movie Review: a great return to form that could have been perfect

The Halloween franchise has had a hard time returning to the spotlight. The countless rushed sequels had their fans, but the critics' consensus was that they sucked big time. (The highest Rotten Tomatoes rating that the sequels and reboots have gotten is H20's 52%. Ouch. The lowest is a measly 6% with Halloween 6. Double … Continue reading Halloween 2018 Movie Review: a great return to form that could have been perfect

Halloween 1978 Movie Review

  The original Halloween is often regarded as one of the best horror movies of all time and it is definitely one of the most important. The mysterious and threatening Micheal Myers captivated audiences and inspired countless copycats and sequels that, overtime, became the slasher genre. After 40 years and a myriad of unsuccessful followups … Continue reading Halloween 1978 Movie Review

First Man Review: the emotionally riveting and intense story of the moon landing

Space movies don’t do it for me. I enjoy them usually, (with the exception of Interstellar which i hate so much, that you’d think Christopher Nolan ran over my dog) but I never connect with the people in the impressive stories. They usually make me feel unconnected to the events and the characters. In other … Continue reading First Man Review: the emotionally riveting and intense story of the moon landing

“Eighth Grade” and the Troubled State of the R Rating

Eighth Grade is a movie directed by Bo Burnham about growing up in the age of Snapchat and Instagram. It shows how hard it is to battle inner demons and put on a happy face at the same time and gives everyone (but especially teens) a great lesson on self-image and the dangers of our electronics dominated … Continue reading “Eighth Grade” and the Troubled State of the R Rating