Review: Why THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD Is A Monumental Filmmaking Achievement

Released to commemorate the centenary of World War I, They Shall Not Grow Old is perhaps one of the most incredible feats of filmmaking ever. Directed by Peter Jackson, it is wholly original regarding its presentation and Jackson’s keen attention to detail. The film exclusively relies on archive footage for the entirety of its runtime.… Continue reading Review: Why THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD Is A Monumental Filmmaking Achievement

REVIEW: COLD WAR Is A Bleak Romance That Works

Cold War, Pawel Pawlikowski’s latest film, has just been nominated for three Oscars. It is up for Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Foreign-Language Film. Quite frankly, these nominations are extremely well-deserved. Cold War dives into the romance between Zula and Wiktor, two musicians living in Poland during the Cold War. But the story that follows is… Continue reading REVIEW: COLD WAR Is A Bleak Romance That Works

Review: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK Radiates Emotion At Every Opportunity

Barry Jenkins’ follow up to the Oscar-winning Moonlight was sure to attract a lot of attention. Acting as an adaptation of the 1974 James Baldwin novel of the same name, If Beale Street Could Talk had plenty to live up to. Yet, in the hands of Jenkins, it exceeded those expectations with flying colors. And… Continue reading Review: IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK Radiates Emotion At Every Opportunity

Five Amazing Films From 2018 That Deserve An Oscar Nomination

As the 91st Academy Awards draw closer, the possibility of smaller films being overlooked is always an upsetting realization. The reasoning will always vary, but regardless of why, it is crucial to recognize these films prior to the nominations. With that being said, here are a few of the many gems of 2018 that deserve… Continue reading Five Amazing Films From 2018 That Deserve An Oscar Nomination

Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Is A Deep Dive Into The Mind Of Lars von Trier

During its Cannes premiere, Lars von Trier’s latest film The House That Jack Built incited mass walkouts and outrage amongst audience members. With this, came an immense amount of excitement and free marketing for the film. What exactly caused audience members to be so repulsed that they had to leave the theater? The answer: a… Continue reading Review: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Is A Deep Dive Into The Mind Of Lars von Trier