Avengers: Infinity War

Star rating: 4 out of 5 stars Prior to watching Avengers: Infinity War, a question occurred to me that I spent some time debating before the film. As a culmination of 10 years worth of Marvel films come to a close with Infinity War, I think it makes sense to not just look at how … Continue reading Avengers: Infinity War

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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

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

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