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Movie Review: ‘White Boy Rick’ Starring Matthew McConaughey, Richie Merritt, Bel Powley

Posted: September 14, 2018 at 8:26 am   /   Movie Reviews

“In 1980s Detroit, Ricky Wershe Jr. was a Street Hustler, FBI Informant, and Drug Kingpin – all before he turned 16. ‘White Boy Rick’ Based on the true story.” This tagline is painted across all of the promotional material for White Boy Rick, opening this weekend. With that tagline and an incredibly intriguing trailer scored […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Nun’ Starring Demián Bichir, Taissa Farmiga, Jonas Bloquet

Posted: September 7, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Nun is the latest addition to what is being dubbed The Conjuring Universe and stars Taissa Farmiga as Irene, a nun-to-be who’s brought on a mission to Romania to investigate why another nun had previously killed herself. Little do they know, however, that something unholy resides at this beautiful abbey and it’s going to […]

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Movie Review: ‘KIN’ Starring Myles Truitt, Jack Reynor, Dennis Quaid

Posted: August 31, 2018 at 3:12 pm   /   Movie Reviews

KIN tells the story of a fourteen year old boy named Eli (Myles Truitt) who happens to be in possession of what appears to be alien weaponry. After his trouble-ridden brother, Jimmy (Jack Reynor), comes home from a stint in prison, he’s short of the sixty thousand dollars he owes local gangster Taylor Balik (James […]

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Movie Review: ‘Far From the Tree’

Posted: August 10, 2018 at 10:10 am   /   Movie Reviews

“Every one of us has mountains that we have to climb. We have to climb those mountains for ultimate fulfilment” I thought this line spoken toward the end of the new documentary, Far From the Tree, perfectly encapsulated the meaning and message of the film. This line is spoken by Andrew Solomon’s father during a […]

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Movie Review: ‘Christopher Robin’ Starring Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Bronte Carmichael

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 8:40 am   /   Movie Reviews

Disney has seen outrageous success recently with live-action adaptations of their classic animated films. Jon Favreau’s The Jungle Book was a smash hit in 2016, ending the year in the top five highest grossing films domestically. Beauty and the Beast was an even bigger juggernaut at the box office the following year holding the number […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Darkest Minds’ Starring Amandla Stenberg, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie

Posted: August 3, 2018 at 8:29 am   /   Movie Reviews

The Darkest Minds is the live-action directorial debut of Jennifer Yuh Nelson (Kung Fu Panda 2 & 3) and is the story of Ruby Daly (Amandla Stenberg), a sixteen year old girl with special abilities she cannot yet control. The setting is a dystopian America where the population of children is nearly completely wiped out […]

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Review: ‘Mission Impossible – Fallout’ Starring Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Rebecca Ferguson

Posted: July 27, 2018 at 7:35 am   /   Movie Reviews

When it comes to pure action films, there are few who do it better than Mission: Impossible. Although it started with the first film mostly being a spy/thriller adapted from a late 60s television show of the same name, the franchise has evolved into what some may consider one of the greatest action franchises of […]

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Movie Review: ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ Starring Rebecca Rittenhouse, Betty Gabriel, Chelsea Alden

Posted: July 20, 2018 at 9:30 am   /   Movie Reviews

Social media is such an enormous part of modern day society that it was all-but-inevitable that we were going to begin getting unconventionally shot films made up entirely of different social media platforms. Leave it to Blumhouse Productions to actually do it right too. In 2015, with a measly one million dollar budget, Unfriended was […]

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Movie Review: ‘Eating Animals’ Narrated by Natalie Portman

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 8:02 am   /   Movie Reviews

Although it’s classified as a documentary, Eating Animals could moonlight as a horror film with the imagery and feelings in which it leaves with its viewers. Directed by Christopher Quinn and adapted from the best-selling book of the same name (authored by Jonathan Safran Foer), Eating Animals tackles the ongoing issues revolving around factory farming […]

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Movie Review: Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man & The Wasp’ Starring Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly

Posted: July 5, 2018 at 9:25 am   /   Movie Reviews

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when Paul Rudd made his debut on the big-screen as the titular hero in Ant-Man. Maybe it’s because less than a year later, instead of shrinking to ant-size, we saw him growing enormously big in Captain America: Civil War. Much like his debut in 2015 however, […]

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