Written by Nick McCann "With its war movie influence comes a distinct band of characters. Everyone feels appealingly realized, sometimes with simple but enjoyable arcs. Wyatt Russel is a definite highlight, completely channeling his..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "A committed tone, bleak visuals, and plenty of vampire violence help “Stake Land” plant its flag with distinction among the apocalypse genre. Not often are vampires taken out of their usual small confined..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "“Dark Continent” trades the lush jungles of Central America for the harsh deserts of the Middle East (also Detroit because why not). A road trip with somber beauty to a crass, unrelenting military tour."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "“Monsters” takes place where most creature movies roll credits. Compared to its more action-packed contemporaries, this film evokes vibes of a post-disaster strike and how the world adopts the..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Disaster movies have their place in history, whether as hits in the pre-blockbuster 70s or marking the advancement of special effects technology in the 90s. Although a few spring up on occasion, the simple allure of … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "“Pacific Rim” positively drips with its mecha anime and Japanese tokusatsu influences. The world-building is smooth and enthralling, setting a grand picture down to the tiniest detail of the kaiju war. Yet it still remains..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "For nearly 20 years, the Indiana Jones trilogy sat comfortably in pop culture without disturbance. But much like its brother in “Star Wars,” Steven Spielberg and company felt it was time to revisit this character one … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Indy and his father (Sean Connery) are on the trail of the Holy Grail. After a delightfully charming character origin sequence, the movie sets to recapture the vibe from “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and does … Continue reading.
Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive mid-year piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 5 films of 2023 so far. You can see our selected titles below in the text list or … Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "After a traditional cold open, “Temple of Doom” begins a gradual transition to something darker and more daunting. While it can be off-putting for some and other times overdone for simple shock value..."… Continue reading.