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: 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: 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: 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: RUN Takes Drag Racing Too Literally At Times

In the Scottish town of Fraserburgh, all the residents seem as if their getaway vehicle abandoned them. They have settled in as best they can, working at salons or fish factories, but it’s not enough. They’re always hoping that some day, a one-way ticket out of town will appear in the mail. For Finnie, he… Continue reading Tribeca 2019 – Review: RUN Takes Drag Racing Too Literally At Times

Review: How AMAZING GRACE Transcends Time Itself

In 1972, Aretha Franklin released a live album entitled “Amazing Grace.” It’s not only her best selling album, but also the best selling live gospel album of all time. It was recorded over the course of two days at a Baptist church in Los Angeles with a full choir and audience in attendance. At the… Continue reading Review: How AMAZING GRACE Transcends Time Itself

Review: DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE Proves There Is A New Powerhouse Director In Town

From the stunning debut of Bone Tomahawk to the brutal follow-up of Brawl In Cell Block 99, filmmaker S. Craig Zahler was making quite the name for himself. And with his latest film, Dragged Across Concrete, Zahler once again proves himself to be one of the most unique filmmakers of the decade. Dragged Across Concrete… Continue reading Review: DRAGGED ACROSS CONCRETE Proves There Is A New Powerhouse Director In Town

Review: How HOTEL MUMBAI Gracefully Portrays A Tragedy

In 2008 on November 26, the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel was subject to a terrorist attack. Countless tourists and locals were trapped in the hotel for three days until Indian special forces took down the gunmen. With his debut feature film, Anthony Maras is able to paint a vivid picture of the tragedy that occurred… Continue reading Review: How HOTEL MUMBAI Gracefully Portrays A Tragedy

Review: THE MUSTANG Seems To Be Tamer Than Intended

Director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre initially wanted to make a documentary out of this film’s basic premise. Each year, thousands of wild horses are gathered and sent off to various facilities or farms. A few hundred are sent to prisons each year to be included in the Wild Horse Inmate Program. Inmates tame these horses to… Continue reading Review: THE MUSTANG Seems To Be Tamer Than Intended

Review: THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT Flaps Too Hard For Its Own Good

In a world where theaters are full of superhero films, action packed blockbusters, and cash grabs, films like The Hummingbird Project come as a welcome surprise. To market a premise based around high frequency trading seems like no simple feat. However, if there is enough enticement, akin to Adam McKay’s The Big Short, it could… Continue reading Review: THE HUMMINGBIRD PROJECT Flaps Too Hard For Its Own Good

Review: APOLLO 11 Is An Ode To Humanity And Its Achievements

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were the first people to step foot on the moon. It was here that one of the most profound quotes of all time was uttered by Armstrong. “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind”. And with Todd Douglas Miller’s Apollo 11, there… Continue reading Review: APOLLO 11 Is An Ode To Humanity And Its Achievements

Review: HIGH FLYING BIRD Proves Soderbergh Can Still Soar

Throughout his career, Steven Soderbergh has told a variety of stories through a plethora of ever-changing techniques. He is at the forefront of experimentation while remaining palatable, and his latest film High Flying Bird is no exception. Soderbergh adapts his style so often, not because he is looking for what suits him best, but more… Continue reading Review: HIGH FLYING BIRD Proves Soderbergh Can Still Soar

Review: THE PRODIGY Proves How Scary Kids Can Be

Children are no easy task to manage in reality. With some supernatural forces thrown into the mix as well, problems are bound to arise. These problems and more are expanded upon in Nicholas McCarthy’s latest film, The Prodigy. The film is an entertaining horror that asks the one question every mother regularly ponders: Just how… Continue reading Review: THE PRODIGY Proves How Scary Kids Can Be

Review: How GLASS Fails To Shatter Expectations

Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Glass in M. Night Shyamalan's GLASS.

Nineteen years ago, M. Night Shyamalan crafted Unbreakable, which is now regarded as one of the best superhero films of all time. As time went by and audiences craved another classic from Shyamalan, he released Split to wide acclaim, and it was seen as a return to form. Acting as a pseudo-sequel to Unbreakable, fans… Continue reading Review: How GLASS Fails To Shatter Expectations

UPDATE: HELLBOY Has Some Fun In The Trailer For His New Movie

UPDATE: The leaked trailer has been taken down, and the official trailer has been uploaded by Lionsgate. This article has replaced the broken link with the legitimate YouTube release. Christmas has come early for Hellboy fans, in the form of a new trailer. While the trailer was supposed to drop tomorrow, some tech-savvy individual leaked it today.… Continue reading UPDATE: HELLBOY Has Some Fun In The Trailer For His New Movie