Brian Russell: Hey Sam! So we both saw Knives Out and I think we both liked it! Rian Johnson’s new whodunit rolicks along, and painted a smile across my face from beginning to end. The star-studded cast and beautiful sets made me feel like I’d entered old Hollywood in the best possible way. Craft at… Continue reading “Knives Out” review: Sharp Knives? Sharper Movie!
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The Lego Movie 2 Hits a Lot of Good but Familiar Beats
The Lego Movie 2 more or less rises to the challenges it has set up for itself.
The Favourite Is Dizzyingly Good
Why was the Favourite one of my favorite films so far this year? Read and find out! You won’t believe what happens next!
Widows is a Taut Thriller with a Heart of Cold
Christopher Maher: The premise of Widows is delightfully simple. Harry Rawlings (Liam Neesom) and his gang are killed in a robbery gone wrong. The man they robbed, Jamal Manning (Brian Tyree Henry) wants the money back, but it’s gone, burned to a crisp along with the robbers. So, he turns to the Harry’s widow, Veronica… Continue reading Widows is a Taut Thriller with a Heart of Cold
Bad Times at the El Royale is a Decently Good Time
Alternating between great pot boiler scenes and largely useless flashbacks, here’s what we think of Bad Times at El Royale.
Hilda and Children’s Entertainment
We go all over the place in this one: animation, Hilda, Gravity Falls, Tarkovsky, My Neighbor Totoro, etc.
Venom could have been better by being worse
Venom was a movie that I had absolutely zero interest in seeing. Aside from a shockingly good cast there was no reason to expect anything from it. I rolled my eyes with everyone else at the trailer. Surely a mediocre shart that I didn’t need to see. But as the “mixed-to-negative” reactions started rolling in… Continue reading Venom could have been better by being worse
What Makes a Good Blockbuster Villain
Yeah, yeah, we’re talking about Thanos AGAIN.
Tully is a Candid and Humanizing Depiction of Motherhood
I’ve given a lot of thought to whether or not I want to have kids someday. The key word being “someday.” So much of that experience interests me, but I find it hard to imagine a version of myself capable of handling it. I’m 24 years old. I have two wonderful, low maintenance cats. My… Continue reading Tully is a Candid and Humanizing Depiction of Motherhood
An Ode to Speed Racer
Happy birthday, Speed Racer!