Tommy Wiseau and Tonya Harding: What it Takes to Succeed

The following contains spoilers for The Disaster Artist and I, Tonya This past week I’ve seen The Disaster Artist and I, Tonya, which proved to be strikingly complimentary films. This unintentional double feature paired nicely because each tackles the concept of the “American Dream,” the idea that the United States is a unique environment where… Continue reading Tommy Wiseau and Tonya Harding: What it Takes to Succeed

Atomic Blonde is Very Cool

Every now and then a movie comes out that proves “style over substance” isn’t the awful thing it’s believed to be. We’ve discussed this in past reviews, but when style is all-consuming, when it is the primary purpose of a film, it becomes the substance. And when that style is good enough to sustain an… Continue reading Atomic Blonde is Very Cool

XXX: Return of Xander Cage Is Candy

I remember the first time I watched XXX (2002) fondly. I was 8 years old when it first came out, a bit too young to see it in the theaters. I saw it sometime after on DVD in Joey Marx’s basement. I remember feeling like I was sneaking something. It’s rated PG-13, but it’s an… Continue reading XXX: Return of Xander Cage Is Candy

Sam & Chris’ Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2016

Sam and Chris rank their top 5 films of 2016.