Alien: Covenant

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars After 5 years, the sequel to Ridley Scott's Prometheus has arrived in the form of Alien: Covenant. This new film acts as a continuation of the new trilogy within the Alien universe that Scott started with Prometheus, but also seeks to draw the new trilogy a lot closer … Continue reading Alien: Covenant

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Swiss Army Man

Star Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars In the midst of the Harry Potter popularity, if someone had told me my favorite Daniel Radcliffe film was going to be one in which he played a farting corpse, I would have called them a liar. But, here we are. It is 2017 and last year Daniel … Continue reading Swiss Army Man

The Counselor

Star Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars In the world of film there are three films that Cormac McCarthy has been involved with that one might consider "mainstream" two of them, The Road, and No Country for Old Men were adapted from his own novels, and The Counselor was an original screenplay. Two of those films … Continue reading The Counselor

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Going into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I knew it would be difficult for the film to live up to the standard put in place by the first film, but James Gunn still managed to blow me away with a film that not only takes some of … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Twin Peaks: A Retrospective

Despite all of the great shows that have been released recently from HBO, Netflix, Showtime, Starz, Hulu, and some other other networks, there is one show that still sits above them all in my mind, Twin Peaks. We live in a new golden era of television, where the seasons are shorter, and the stories progress … Continue reading Twin Peaks: A Retrospective

Big Trouble in Little China

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Over the weekend, I scoured Netflix looking for something fun to watch. My original intentions were to watch something I wouldn't have to review for this site, but the film I stumbled across was so enjoyable that I couldn't help but write about it. The film I landed … Continue reading Big Trouble in Little China

Bronson

Star Rating 3 out of 5 stars I decided to continue exploring Nicolas Winding Refn's work by watching one of his earlier films, Bronson, which is currently available on Netflix. As a filmmaker I've found Winding Refn's work to be an interesting conundrum. Regardless of the story of place his stylistic choices typically include bass-heavy … Continue reading Bronson