Rimworld does pretty much everything a game should do.
Subjectivity in Chicago
Sorry La La Land, but the Oscar goes to Chicago.
Do We Have to Agree With The Incredibles to Enjoy It?
What does it mean to find a movie you love a little disconcerting?
Paterson Is Okay With Being Okay
Paterson has many elements I love to find in a film: a commitment to exploring mundane, everyday life, and dry humor. Paterson has tremendously little plot. Jim Jarmusch’s previous film Only Lovers Left Alive is similarly plotless. The filmmaker clearly favors character over narrative. However where Only Lovers’ plotlessness is deliberately slow, Paterson proceeds at… Continue reading Paterson Is Okay With Being Okay
Sam & Chris’ Top 5 Favorite Movies of 2016
Sam and Chris rank their top 5 films of 2016.
What in the Heck is a Christmas Movie?
The “christmas movie” is a strange genre.
From Anchormen to Businessmen
Friend Tessa Duke discusses The Big Short and Adam McKay’s approach to an economic crisis film.
What ‘Billy Lynn’ Lacks in Perspective it Makes Ups for in Frames (per second)
People have strong opinions about the US Military. This includes every character in Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk.
We Were Both Underwhelmed by “Moonlight,” but Disagree Why
Moonlight is a critical darling and a likely Oscar contender. Sam and Chris discuss the film, the coming-of-age genre, and narrative structure.
Impossibly Byzantine Corporate Intrigue in Speed Racer
Confused by the plot of Speed Racer? Let us break (some of it) down for you.