Which Ones to Watch: The Films of Terrence Malick

With his seventh feature, Knight of Cups, expanding into more theaters, now seems the time to take a look into the career of American cinema’s most poetic filmmakers – the abstract and emotional work of Terrence Malick. Characterized by their gorgeous visuals and preference of mood over plot (especially in later movies), Malick’s films are among the most acclaimed in film criticism, but if you’re not … Continue reading Which Ones to Watch: The Films of Terrence Malick

Spectre Is A Fun But Slight Follow-Up To Its Bar Setting Predecessor

After the enormous critical praise Skyfall received as the best film of Daniel Craig’s run in the tuxedo (and some calling it the best of the whole franchise), Spectre has quite a lot of expectations on it to deliver something memorable. Director Sam Mendes is back on board as well and while the newer film lacks the strong emotional current that Skyfall, or say Casino Royale had, it’s still quite … Continue reading Spectre Is A Fun But Slight Follow-Up To Its Bar Setting Predecessor

Me and Earl and the Overly Quirky Movie: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Review

Every now and then we will get an extremely cute and quirky teen romance. Back in 2007 we got Juno and just last year we got The Fault in Our Stars. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl claims to not be a romance movie but at the end that is what it is, a sad cancer love story. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is … Continue reading Me and Earl and the Overly Quirky Movie: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Review

A Look At The Pro-Am Life: Hot Girls Wanted Review

A fresh documentary directed by Jill Bauer and Ronna Gradus (produced by beloved Rashida Jones), and released in late May of 2015, Hot Girls Wanted put me through an entire rollercoaster of emotions. This documentary that is fairly new to Netflix follows the stories of several young girls beginning (or continuing) their journey in the pro-amateur porn industry. All of the girls featured live in … Continue reading A Look At The Pro-Am Life: Hot Girls Wanted Review

A Mix of the Old World and the New: Jurassic World Pulls Off a Delicate Balancing Act

Early on in Collin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World, Bryce Dallas Howard’s Claire Dearing (the park’s operations manager) accost one of her operators (Jake Johnson, of Trevorrow’s debut Safety Not Guaranteed) for wearing an old Jurassic Park shirt to work that he got off of eBay. She thinks it’s in bad taste. Johnson’s Lowery Cruthers admits that a lot of people died and it was a tragedy, but he … Continue reading A Mix of the Old World and the New: Jurassic World Pulls Off a Delicate Balancing Act

Jurassic Rewatch: How much does Spielberg’s classic owe to 90’s nostalgia?

Play the video and continue reading the article. Mood music. The vibrating water. The T-Rex in the side mirror. The raptors in the kitchen. The sweeping score. All iconic moments for film goers of a certain age who either saw Jurassic Park in theaters way back in 1993 or caught up with it on VHS or TV later on. (Cue the cringing from those old … Continue reading Jurassic Rewatch: How much does Spielberg’s classic owe to 90’s nostalgia?

The Terrifying Truth of Sleep Paralysis: The Nightmare Review

My Story I have suffered from sleep paralysis as far as I can remember. It is extremely difficult to explain exactly what you go through when this happens to you. Sleep paralysis as defined by Web MD as a feeling of being conscious but unable to move. When I was a child it would mostly be accompanied with a nightmare of me being in a room … Continue reading The Terrifying Truth of Sleep Paralysis: The Nightmare Review