Written by Patrick Hao There is something cynical about meta-commentary about modern conglomerate cinema’s obsession with IP-driven content. A trend with films like “The Lego Movie,” “Ready Player One,” and “Space Jam: A New Legacy," all about loving and preserving … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison It makes me feel somewhat guilty to give “Portraits From a Fire” a less-than-stellar score—not because the movie deserves it, but because it’s so earnest that it breaks my heart a little to criticize it… Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks “Wuthering Heights” is Andrea Arnold's dreary adaptation of Emily Brontë's novel that stars Kaya Scodelario and James Howson. In this decade-spanning love story, a homeless black child is taken in by a poor white family that … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao You can tell this was written during Stephen King’s prime drug years. The original novel came out during the height of government paranoia and the unveiling of government experiments like Project MK Ultra. The updated version … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams Beneath all of this energy, “Winning Time” boils down to one thing: winning, whether through brilliant casting, Jason Segel as Assistant/future Head Coach Paul Westhead, Adrien Brody as future Head Coach Pat Riley, and… Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks There have been plenty of true crime miniseries in the streaming era. Many of them are similar and almost seem to copy each other. “Candy” isn’t much different, except this series is of much better quality … Continue reading.
On Episode 128 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Anna Harrison to discuss First Impressions of: "Don't Worry Darling" & "Thor: Love and Thunder." Followed by a discussion of the new releases: "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison Sometimes, a film comes along that, while not being offensively bad, is irksome enough to make watching a chore. “Miles From Nowhere” is one such film… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao “Operation Mincemeat” is a handsome, respectable, slightly boring, light British drama – the type of movie that is designed to win awards at the AARP Movies for Grown-ups awards. Directed by John Madden, the veteran British … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks Janina Gavankar writes, directs, and stars in her first short film along with co-director Russo Schelling in “Stucco” which sees Gavankar as an agoraphobic woman whose fears manifest behind a wall in her home. Much of … Continue reading.