Dunkirk

Star Rating: 2 out of 5 stars For the first time in recent memory, I was not excited about a Christopher Nolan film. I can't entirely pinpoint why, but there was something about Dunkirk that didn't appeal to me. Perhaps, I've out grown Nolan as a filmmaker. Perhaps, it's my disinterest in war films. Perhaps, it's … Continue reading Dunkirk

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Maps to the Stars

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Prior to watching Maps to the Stars, my experience with David Cronenberg was limited to two and a half of his films. At an early age, I had heard about Videodrome from a friend's dad who said it was "bizarre," and "banned." Which to a 12-year-old kid makes for … Continue reading Maps to the Stars

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

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

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