Written by Taylor Baker "...back with a middlebrow adaptation of Joe Hill’s Short Story, ‘The Black Phone.’ His adaptation is proficient in much of its cinematography, lighting, and set design. It fails to bridge the uncanny gap of translating short … Continue reading.
Tag: Ethan Hawke
Written by Anna Harrison How many times can you make the same complaint before it becomes stale? What I really mean to say is: how many times can Disney+ make the exact same mistakes with its shows before you run … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker Not that any film has the responsibility of being seamless, but on the trajectory of a story primarily about a single character for which the film is named, it isn't unreasonable to desire something that permeates… Continue reading.
Episode 124: Don’t Look Up / West Side Story / The Hand of God
“The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves.”Steven Spielberg, Director of West Side Story (2021) Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Deezer | Gaana | Google … Continue reading.
Zeros and Ones
Written by Alexander Reams 34/100 There are few filmmakers with as big of a head-scratching filmography as Abel Ferrara. A man who broke out into the industry with his highly controversial and provocative Bad Lieutenant, with Harvey Keitel as a … Continue reading.
The Forever Purge
Written by Alexander Reams 39/100 Nearly eight years ago, a movie with Ethan Hawke came out. The film was marketed as a home invasion/ horror movie and was lackluster to say the least. Then, every summer for three years straight … Continue reading.
Toronto International Film Festival 2021 Review: The Guilty (2021)
Written by Taylor Baker 48/100 Before talking about Antoine Fuqua's The Guilty one has to mention the Danish film on which it's based. Gustav Möller's Den skyldige which translates to The Guilty, was submitted by Denmark for their Foreign Language … Continue reading.
MCU Retrospective: Doctor Strange
Written by Anna Harrison In these retrospectives, Anna will be looking back on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, providing context around the films, criticizing them, pointing out their groundwork for the future, and telling everyone her favorite scene, because her opinion … Continue reading.