Black Panther Review

Warning: * Spoilers Ahead* At this point, it largely feels like the MCU formula is set in stone. A rotating cast of pithy white dudes take center stage, each offering a somewhat distinct twist on a familiar formula. Throwaway villains of the week appear with some menacing new plan at the end of the first … Continue reading Black Panther Review

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Brawl in Cell Block 99: Review

I’m not entirely sure if I like grindhouse. The genre is an interesting time capsule into a particular brand of exploitation film, but at a certain point it’s hard for me to buy into the degree of sadism that is standard. However, leave it to the Craig Zahler and Vince Vaughn pairing to lend a … Continue reading Brawl in Cell Block 99: Review

My Top 10 Films of 2017 (So Far): 5-1

Link to Previous Post (10-6) As I said in my previous entry, 2017 was a great year for movies. Here's my (current) top 5 films of last year! 5. The Florida Project I’ve always held the belief that one of the most important aspects of movies is that they allow us to understand perspectives that … Continue reading My Top 10 Films of 2017 (So Far): 5-1

Phantom Thread: Review

With the Phantom Thread, one of the film industry’s premier talents has further proven his ability to create a uniquely confounding, dense, and singular work. Initially it appears to be a have the trappings of a love story. But as the warning signs compound, and the hidden inclinations of our leads begin to surface, we … Continue reading Phantom Thread: Review