Written by Jeff Sparks "“I got more hits than an AK-47 standard thirty-round magazine” pop star Celeste declares in a press conference following a mass shooting halfway through Brady Corbet’s meditation on fame, icons, art, and..."… Continue reading.
Tag: Willem Dafoe
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 125: Spider-Man: No Way Home / Nightmare Alley
On Episode 125 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Anna Harrison to discuss First Impressions of… Continue reading.
Episode 123: Chloé Zhao: Eternals / Songs My Brothers Taught Me
“I often feel like an outsider wherever I go, so I'm always attracted to stories about identity and the meaning of home.”Chloé Zhao, Director of Eternals and Songs My Brothers Taught Me Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Deezer | … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker 70/100 Four years on from Guillermo Del Toro's Oscar winning film The Shape of Water he returns to the big screen with Nightmare Alley. A cautionary tale built around Bradley Cooper’s Stan Carlisle, who plays a … Continue reading.
The French Dispatch
Written by Taylor Baker 65/100 Yet another Covid belated release bows in theaters this awards season push, nearly two full years since it's screenplay was available for purchase in France. Wes Anderson's The French Dispatch is now on multiplex screens … Continue reading.
The Card Counter
Written by Taylor Baker 70/100 Everyone's favorite loud mouthed film critic uncle turned director is back with a brash Atlantic City government intrigue gambling film. Schrader once again leans on a heavily burdened middle aged man to communicate a story … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams 80/100 Nobody is the second directorial effort from Ilya Naishuller after his 2015 film Hardcore Henry. The film follows a “nobody” by the name of Hutch Mansell, portrayed by Bob Odenkrik. The film has drawn many … Continue reading.
Zack Snyder’s Justice League
Written by Alexander Reams 100/100 I’ve always been a fan of DC, their comics, TV shows, and film. Yes, even the highly controversial DCEU. Three, almost four years ago when Justice League was released most, including myself, were let down … Continue reading.
Episode 92: Sportin’ Life / The Dark and the Wicked / Network
"I don't know how to choose work that illuminates what my life is about. I don't know what my life is about and don't examine it. My life will define itself as I live it. The movies will define themselves … Continue reading.