Ready Player One

Star rating: 3 out of 5 stars Every year it seems like society is pushing forward further and further down the nostalgia rabbit hole. Last year gave us another Star Wars film, a sequel/reboot to Jumanji, a sequel to Blade Runner, and another entry in Netflix's nostalgia-centric show Stranger Things. I'm sure there are plenty … Continue reading Ready Player One

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars A few years ago I had the privilege to watch a very funny film by first time director Martin McDonagh. In Bruges told the story of two hitmen hiding out in the city of Bruges in Belgium after one of their hits go awry. It was a fantastic … Continue reading Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Free Fire

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Every once in a while, there comes a film that has a simple that is almost too simple, and yet it ends up being more complex than a Christopher Nolan film. Mad Max: Fury Road is a popular example of this. A majority of the film is one long … Continue reading Free Fire

What Happened to Monday

Star Rating: 2 out of 5 stars What's better than watching Noomi Rapace in a film? Watching Noomi Rapace act against six other versions of herself! What Happened to Monday is an interesting example of a modern-day sci-fi film in which a majority of the weight of the story is carried on the back of lead … Continue reading What Happened to Monday

Dave Made A Maze

Star Rating: 4 out 5 stars "Did they die, or just turn into craft supplies?" I wish there existed an award to give to the most creative films out there. Dave Made a Maze might just be the most creative film I have seen to date. It features practical effects at their finest and most … Continue reading Dave Made A Maze

Beyond The Gates

Star Rating: 4 out of 5 stars I have to be honest, Beyond the ameaates is a horrible film. There is absolutely nothing redeeming about it. The acting is stale. There's no emotional depth to any of the characters. The story is filled with massive jumps in logic, and the climax comes and goes so quickly … Continue reading Beyond The Gates

The Belko Experiment

Star Rating: 3 out of 5 stars It's not very often a film can be as violent as The Belko Experiment and also smart. The last film in recent memory that felt fresh and exciting while also having a fun, smart, and intelligent premise was The Cabin in the Woods. But, where The Cabin in the Woods … Continue reading The Belko Experiment