We take on the impossible task of reviewing a movie all about endings without spoiling it.
Chris rambles more about Netflix and super heroes and adaptation, but this time his pal Frank joins him!
In her recent opinion piece for NBC News, Jillian Richardson posits that America’s young people are suffering from a lack of meaningful connection. She says, “The average person in the U.S. has only one close friend, according to a study published in the American Sociological Review. One in four people have no confidantes at all… Continue reading Skate Kitchen is So Freakin’ Good
Shrek Retold is a scene-for-scene remake of Shrek (2001) with each scene made by a different artist in their own unique (often batshit) style. The whole affair was coordinated by filmmaker and Shrek fanatic Grant Duffrin (he also runs the annual event known as ShrekFest.) When questioned about the sincerity of his Shrek obsession, Duffrin… Continue reading Shrek Retold, and Respecting the True Love Behind Irony
Game Night is a movie for sure. It absolutely has actors in it, and you can absolutely watch it. And it doesn’t hurt to watch it! Is it a productive use of your time? Probably not. But is anything a productive use of your time? Is reading this review productive? What are you planning on… Continue reading Game Night is A Movie for Sure
Before its release, monster movie Cloverfield announced its presence as a trailer before Transformers. Shaky footage of New York being destroyed by some unseen foe followed by, not a title, but simply the date “1-18-08”. 10 Cloverfield Lane, filmed in secret, appeared on the radar with a trailer less than three months before the film’s… Continue reading The Cloverfield Paradox: In Space, No One Can Hear You “Meh”
Phantom Thread’s plot makes little sense, moving along slowly unconcerned with narrative cohesion. But that feels like the point.