Top Casino Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Today

Casino themed movies don’t come too frequently, and the ones that are produced these days range from raw documentaries to historic accounts to even spoofs. However, there are some must-watch Casino themed films hidden inside the huge databases of online digital platforms alongside many that you’d rather give a miss. Hence the reason why we’ve… Continue reading Top Casino Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Today

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A Quick Look At The Past Couple Of Years’ Good Movies That Lost Best Picture

A quick look at the past couple of years’ good movies that lost the best picture battle at the Oscars. What if every edition of Academy Awards resulted in two winners for each category? It would be madness, right? However, in that case we would get a complete picture of the goings-on in the film… Continue reading A Quick Look At The Past Couple Of Years’ Good Movies That Lost Best Picture

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Review: HONEY BOY Is A Heartwarming And Cathartic Coming Of Age

Honey Boy is a film directed by Alma Har’el, and interestingly enough, written by Shia LaBeouf, whose life serves as the basis of the film. Serving as a semi-autobiographical story about a child actor and his abusive father/manager, this can be viewed as therapeutic for LaBeouf. While this may seem like the same old story,… Continue reading Review: HONEY BOY Is A Heartwarming And Cathartic Coming Of Age

Review: THE LIGHTHOUSE Is Maddeningly Brilliant

Absolutely horrifying in its presentation, and even moreso in its delivery, The Lighthouse is chaos and hell manifested on film. Robert Eggers’ followup to The Witch takes no time throwing its viewers into the murky depths of the ocean, which is absolutely unforgiving in this film. From the constant crashes of the waves to the deafening… Continue reading Review: THE LIGHTHOUSE Is Maddeningly Brilliant

Review: PARASITE Is Peak Filmmaking In A Lane Of Its Own

With his latest film Parasite, South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-Ho puts on a masterclass of storytelling. After winning the prestigious Palme d’Or at Cannes this year, all eyes were on Joon-Ho, so the necessity of this hitting the mark was crucial. And it’s definitely fair to say that he not only reaches his mark with… Continue reading Review: PARASITE Is Peak Filmmaking In A Lane Of Its Own

Review: 18 TO PARTY Misses The Mark, But Shows Promise

If 18 To Party serves any purpose, it is to encapsulate an era that is long gone. A time of seemingly infinite freedom that has many roadblocks, which tend to make way for the most fun moments. For these “lulls” are when true characters emerge, and it is during these stretches of time that may seem… Continue reading Review: 18 TO PARTY Misses The Mark, But Shows Promise

Review: THE DEATH OF DICK LONG Is An Off-Kilter Crime Comedy

From its title alone, The Death of Dick Long stakes its claim as an incredibly off kilter crime caper. Taking place in rural Alabama, two friends attempt to cover up a night that gets a little too weird; yet overall feels perfectly in line with the film as a whole. Directed by Daniel Scheinert, one… Continue reading Review: THE DEATH OF DICK LONG Is An Off-Kilter Crime Comedy

Review: LOOK MOM, I CAN FLY Highlights The Meteoric Rise of Travis Scott

Travis Scott, Kylie Jenner, and Stormi Webster.

Jacques Webster II, better known as Travis Scott, had an absolutely meteoric rise over the past year or so. With the release of his highly anticipated album “Astroworld”, Scott propelled to international stardom and showed no signs of slowing down. He had always been a massive artist within the hip-hop realm, but it feels as… Continue reading Review: LOOK MOM, I CAN FLY Highlights The Meteoric Rise of Travis Scott

Missed Classics: APOCALYPSE NOW: FINAL CUT Is Peak Filmmaking From A Legend

For one reason or another, there’s a select set of films that every film lover is seemingly required to watch at some point in life. Those films that are deemed essential, and those who haven’t seen them are met with shock, and sometimes even disgust. And from there comes the seven words that no self… Continue reading Missed Classics: APOCALYPSE NOW: FINAL CUT Is Peak Filmmaking From A Legend

Deconstructing Directors: Richard Linklater And The Art of Filming Life

The concept of mimesis has been discussed since the time of Plato and Aristotle in ancient Greece. In short, mimesis is the theory that art imitates life. And one of the most telling instances of mimesis in film can be found by looking into the long career of Richard Linklater. Few modern directors have approached… Continue reading Deconstructing Directors: Richard Linklater And The Art of Filming Life

Review: ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD Is Quentin Tarantino As We’ve Never Seen Him

Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood brings Quentin Tarantino back onto the big screen in a way we’ve never seen him before. With his ninth film, Tarantino seemingly wanted to radically shift his approach to filmmaking, while also keeping in touch with everything that his fans love about his films. What this means is that… Continue reading Review: ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD Is Quentin Tarantino As We’ve Never Seen Him

Review: MIDSOMMAR Is A Beautifully Demented Fairytale

When Ari Aster put Hereditary into the world last year, many were amazed at just how deranged the film got. Absolutely horrifying, an intense look into grief, and absolutely bathed in darkness, the film was a massive success. Whatever Aster was going to tackle next was sure to leave audiences in shambles, and Midsommar does… Continue reading Review: MIDSOMMAR Is A Beautifully Demented Fairytale

Review: ANIARA Is Unapologetically True Sci-Fi That Gets Muddled At Times

It’s always refreshing to witness a film that is unapologetically true to itself, and Aniara most definitely fits into this category. This Swedish sci-fi film isn’t watered down for general audiences, but instead, it revels in its dark outlook on facing the inevitable. It doesn’t hold back in its terms of pacing, which is crucial… Continue reading Review: ANIARA Is Unapologetically True Sci-Fi That Gets Muddled At Times

Tribeca 2019 – Review: GULLY Is An Absolute Assault On The Senses That Works

Gully is very true to its name, in the sense that what’s depicted is absolutely raw emotion. With his debut feature, music video director Nabil Elderkin provides a reality bending descent into madness that heavily deals with trauma and the catharsis of processing it. Following three friends as they cause various amounts of trouble around… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: GULLY Is An Absolute Assault On The Senses That Works

Tribeca 2019 – Review: How LOST TRANSMISSIONS Gets Lost In Itself Too Often

Lost Transmissions is a film about mental health and music, which is fitting considering music is commonly used as a therapeutic release. Produced by Pulse Films and Royal Road Entertainment, whom regularly produce music-driven projects, this film joins a long list of films similar to it, although this has some key differences, which are luckily… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: How LOST TRANSMISSIONS Gets Lost In Itself Too Often

Tribeca 2019 – Review: LUCE Questions The Truth At Every Turn

Political and societal tension is at an all time high in 2019. While many use cinema, or art in general, to escape reality, others may turn to it for guidance. Luce is an example of the latter, wherein it provides thought provoking questions to its audience rather than fluffed up solutions. This film can absolutely… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: LUCE Questions The Truth At Every Turn

Tribeca 2019 – Review: FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN Builds Strong Arguments For A Complex Man

As Framing John DeLorean begins, the various subjects have nothing but praise for the late automobile engineer. He is referred to as a “maverick of his day” and “the quintessential lead man of Hollywood”. Yet these praises are only in place to make way for the story that follows; the colossal fall from grace that… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: FRAMING JOHN DELOREAN Builds Strong Arguments For A Complex Man

Tribeca 2019 – Review: DREAMLAND Is A Neo-Western Done The Right Way

Dreamland is the type of film that audiences don’t get to see all that often. The reason being is neo-Western is a genre that can feel very sloppy in the hands of an inexperienced filmmaker. But for Miles Joris-Peyrafitte with only his second feature, he proved himself more than capable of handling the genre. Through… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: DREAMLAND Is A Neo-Western Done The Right Way

Tribeca 2019 – Review: A KID FROM CONEY ISLAND Is An Honest Portrait Of A Legend

A Kid From Coney Island is rooted in the career of basketball star Stephon Marbury. Yet this documentary about the now overlooked player doesn’t limit itself to the confines of the sport. Instead, this documentary serves as a rally for anybody that feels as if they can’t break into the limelight. For those who feel… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: A KID FROM CONEY ISLAND Is An Honest Portrait Of A Legend