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 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.
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 Anna Harrison In many ways, the Turkish film “Breakwater” resembles the ocean on which much of it takes place: sometimes calm, sometimes violent, always beautiful as it follows the cousins Aslan (Alihan Kaya) and Yilmaz (Baris Yilmaz Gunduz)… Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams Keeping information from the viewer can be a useful skill to employ in certain films, but it is rare for a film to keep almost everything from the viewer, even keeping the vast landscapes of Iran … Continue reading.
On Episode 127 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Patrick Hao to discuss First Impressions of: "Tokyo Vice" & "Vortex." Followed by a discussion of the new releases: "X," "Morbius," and "Everything Everywhere All at Once."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker Gaspar lives in the smashing of the toy cars by Kiki on the table, the swirl of shit, pills, and paper in the clogged toilet, the wheezing gasps of Argento’s Lui, the isolation and haunted confusion … Continue reading.