1917: Review

1917 is a technical masterpiece from director Sam Mendes. It is a visually stunning World War 1 epic, and one of the most surprising and entertaining war films I’ve ever seen. What it lacks in plot, it makes up for with incredible visuals, a beautiful original score, and great performances and incredible cinematography from the legendary Roger Deakins, this film is incredible to watch.  1917 … Continue reading 1917: Review

Award Season: Consistent Controversy

It’s the start of a new year, and a new decade, which means it’s time for award season. The Oscars, The Golden Globes, The Emmys, The Grammys, The Tonys, and most importantly, the controversy that always follows. It seems as if every year, something’s happening that must always be discussed at the award ceremonies.  The recent Golden Globe awards are a prime example of this. … Continue reading Award Season: Consistent Controversy

Why Are Streaming Services' Movies Often Overlooked For Awards?

Streaming services are the modern day titans of in-home media consumption, and their annual income is an astonishing figure. TV and Film based services grossed nearly $17.03 billion in 2018. These figures are incredible, and the services are used worldwide. With all this money, they put some back into themselves, and create original properties. More often than not they aren’t bad. Some are actually excellent. … Continue reading Why Are Streaming Services' Movies Often Overlooked For Awards?

Marriage Story: Review

Noah Baumbach is one of the most competent filmmakers living today. He is grossly underrated and nearly every one of his 13 films have all been incredible. Mariage Story is no exception. It’s brilliant, it’s emotional, it’s grounded and my God it’s well acted. Adam Driver, Scarlett Johansson, Ray Liotta, and Laura Dern are all excellent in this film. Driver and Johanson especially, in my … Continue reading Marriage Story: Review

A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood: Review

A Beautiful Day  in The Neighborhood is a great movie, and in 2019, it’s something we could all learn from. Detailing the life of journalist Lloyd Vogel. (a pseudonym for real life journalist Tom Junod who actually profiled Rogers in 1998) Lloyd is a cynical, broken man who has seemingly no joy in life besides his wife Andrea, and his son Gavin. Lloyd is famous … Continue reading A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood: Review

Top 10 Movies of The Decade

The 2010’s have been a set of incredible years for film. With new talent emerging every year, the industry is only growing. As the decade comes to a close, I thought it might be fun to recap some of the best films of the 2010’s. Friendly Reminder: These are all my own opinion, and film is extremely subjective. Honorable Mentions:  Inception Get Out Her Whiplash … Continue reading Top 10 Movies of The Decade

The Peanut Butter Falcon: Review

The Peanut Butter Falcon is one of the most heartwarming movies I’ve seen in a very long time. It is an excellent film. It’s directors, Tyler Nilson and Michael Schwartz (Directors of: The Moped Diaries, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Identity Thief) have made one of my favorite movies of the year. With a simple story, a short runtime, and a small cast, it … Continue reading The Peanut Butter Falcon: Review

Logan Lucky: Review

Logan Lucky was a definite surprise. The ensemble cast provides so much for the film with their excellent charisma and on screen chemistry. The cast includes amazing performances from Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, and Seth MacFarlane. All under the brilliant direction of Steven Soderbergh (Director of: Ocean’s 11, 12, and 13, and Magic Mike) this film comes together to form a … Continue reading Logan Lucky: Review

21 and 22 Jump Street: Review

21 Jump Street and the equally fantastic sequel 22 Jump Street were doomed to fail from the start, but with such an all star cast and the fantastic writer director combo of Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, (Makers of films such as: The Lego Movie, Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse, Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, Solo: A Star Wars Story) maybe there was some hope … Continue reading 21 and 22 Jump Street: Review