We live our lives in public. Gone are the days of the stiff upper lip, the closed door, and the private life that previous generations enjoyed. Now we’re Tweeting, sharing on Facebook, and broadcasting to the world our painful breakups, … Continue reading Digital Lives, Anxiety, and Overwhelming Nostalgia
“No animals were harmed in the making of this movie. 70 members of the cast and crew were.” Films aim to reflect reality, our cinematic stories are populated with death defying stunts, and our blockbuster movies stretch credibility with their … Continue reading Roar (1981) Review: The Most Dangerous Film Ever Made?
Starring Josh Peck, Mary-Kate Olsen, and Ben Kingsley, The Wackness is an enjoyable account of a young weed dealer’s last summer in New York City before heading off to college. Before Warm Bodies (2013), and 50/50 (2011), Jonathan Levine directed … Continue reading The Wackness (2008) Film Review: Coming Up Under the Influence
AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire isn’t just a Mad Men Clone. The US television network AMC had two aces up its sleeve. It was the network known for telling the story of a high school chemistry teacher turned meth cook … Continue reading You Should be Watching Halt and Catch Fire
Seth MacFarlane’s brand of comedy is well known. From his small screen excursions with Family Guy and American Dad, to his silver screen directorial work like How to Make it in the West and the original Ted movie, we’ve come … Continue reading Ted 2 (2015) Film Review: A Stuffed Bear With a Beating Heart?
‘Change moves in spirals, not circles. For example, the sun goes up and then it goes down. But everytime that happens, what do you get? You get a new day. You get a new one. When you breathe, you inhale … Continue reading Half Nelson (2006) Film Review: Nothing Stays the Same
The Voices is a tale of madness, it deals with a psychopath who visits violence on others, and who lives in a world populated by angels and talking animals. The story fluctuates between comedy and violence, and views the world … Continue reading The Voices (2014) Film Review: Some See Angels
Gia Coppola, niece of Sophia, and granddaughter of Francis, explores teen lust, and boredom in her sophomore effort Palo Alto. Adapted from James Franco’s slight literary work, a collection of short stories about being young in the small Californian town, … Continue reading The Kids are Making Movies (Palo Alto Review)