Written by Taylor Baker "Cronenberg’s first film in 8 years takes place in a world that has forgotten what pain is. Citizens lucky enough to be invited to public salons can watch performance artists stage public surgeries in between decrepit … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao It is a truth universally acknowledged, that every few years there will be a contemporary film riff on one of Jane Austen’s works. Whether it is a film about a bunch of rich upper east siders … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks Without any credits to start with, the film immediately immerses you into the life of Star by opening with a scene of her teaching two children how to dumpster dive in an alleyway across the street … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao “Top Gun: Maverick” is the movie that they used to make, but not just because it is a “legacy sequel” to the original film nor is it because it is old-fashioned. Rather, “Top Gun: Maverick” embraces … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker Horowitz’s debut feature is sadly dated and one-note. This is a shame because there is a level of sincerity and earnestness apparent in his work, he wants to give the audience an… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams Ah, high school, a time of change, the search for approval and popularity, and the discovery of romance. High school, and primary school to an extent, are rarely shown in an accurate way, the closest being… Continue reading.
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.