Netflix’s latest documentary doesn’t attempt to solve the 20-year-old murder of child pageant star JonBenét Ramsey, but that doesn’t mean you won’t. Casting JonBenét isn’t a traditional documentary and is much more meta in its approach. The film features very few title cards and no omniscient narrations to direct the sequence of events. The audience … Continue reading Casting JonBenét: Meta Meets Method
All of us have things we're not proud of. Sometimes they're simple things, sometimes they are big and complex. Regardless of who you are, at some point in life, those things you're not proud of are going to have to be dealt with in some way or another. But what if those things manifested themselves … Continue reading The Monsters in All of Us: “Colossal” Review
Something magical tends to happen when Anime comes to the big screen. Films by Satoshi Kon, Hayao Miyazaki, and Isao Takhata have been consistently inspiring, imaginative, elegant, beautiful, and honestly so many other adjectives apply that it's hard to list them all. While these names are arguably the most well known directors making Anime in … Continue reading The Beauty in “Your Name”
2009 was an interesting year. The Marvel Cinematic Universe was in its infancy with Iron Man and Hulk coming out the year prior, jazz choir popularity was at an all time high thanks to Glee, and adults and children alike wept real tears within the first 5 minutes of Pixar's Up. 2009 was also the … Continue reading Avatar: The Forgotten Blockbuster: My Hill to Die On.
Fans of the modern day treasure, Wreck-It Ralph will soon get to see their favorite characters return to the big screen with Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2. The planned release date is March 9th, 2018 and it looks like Ralph will be expanding his wrecking abilities outside the arcade and into the world wide … Continue reading Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2
Filmmaker Ana Lily Amirpour made an immediate and bold impression on the film world with her 2014 debut "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night". If you haven't seen it, please do yourself a favor and add it to your Netflix queue (except actually watch it and don't just continually add more things on top … Continue reading “The Bad Batch” Looks Like “Mad Max” on Molly
If you're like me and were terrified of clowns as a kid, prepare to have a blast from the past as the original killer clown himself is coming to a sewer drain near you. Check out the first trailer for Stephen King's IT below: