Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

When it comes to Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film Persona I have absolutely no idea where to begin, and that’s kind of the beauty of it. For those who have not had the pleasure of sitting down to watch Persona, the film’s story revolves around Elisabeth Vogler an actress who suddenly goes mute. When doctors diagnose … Continue reading Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

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‘The Girl in the Book’ – Film Review

I can't believe this film has a 92% on Rotten Tomatoes. Feel free to disagree but I felt this film was a classic example of "good premise" and sincere intentions but incredibly lackluster execution. The Plot The Girl in the Book is a flashback narrative that focuses on a book editor assistant named Alice and how … Continue reading ‘The Girl in the Book’ – Film Review

Red-Boxing – Which Rental Should You Pick Up? (Death Wish vs Red Sparrow)

Death Wish (2018) Director Eli Roth and Bruce Willis team up for an ill-received vigilante justice action movie remake. I understand why the critics response is so low because sitting through this one in the theater is probably a chore but this was like the perfect movie to half-pay attention to. There's goofy, kind of … Continue reading Red-Boxing – Which Rental Should You Pick Up? (Death Wish vs Red Sparrow)

The Incredibles 2 (no spoiler review)

Disney: There you go, we did it. You can stop asking for it now. It’s been 84 years and finally we got the long-awaited sequel to The Incredibles. The first thing I want to make clear because I think it’s the most important WARNING IF YOU DO OR MAY SUFFER FROM EPILEPTIC SEIZURES THIS MOVIE … Continue reading The Incredibles 2 (no spoiler review)

Netflix Finally Did It! ‘set it up’ is the First Decent Original Movie!

  Netflix did it, maybe my standards have slowly been chipped away but Netflix finally made a "good" movie. In fairness, I haven't seen every Netflix film, and I've missed some recent ones in Kissing Booth (no thank you) and Alex Strangelove or how I Learned to Stop Worry and Love a Guy. Netflix always … Continue reading Netflix Finally Did It! ‘set it up’ is the First Decent Original Movie!

A Film Recommendation From Every Decade: I Bet You’ll Find Something New to Watch

Hello, and welcome to the movies. I like to stay well versed and watch movies good and bad as well as spanning across the entire history of film. Whatever period in film history your film buff repertoire is lacking I got you covered with a recommendation from each decade. I’ve tried to be random, but … Continue reading A Film Recommendation From Every Decade: I Bet You’ll Find Something New to Watch

I Can’t Believe They Ruined Star Wars! (Rant/Angry Review)

Kathleen Kennedy needs to STOP because she’s ruining my Star Wars. You might not know this, but I am the biggest Star Wars fan in the entire galaxy. I have read all the novels, I have a shelf of all the collectible toys still pristine in their original packaging, and I have dressed as a … Continue reading I Can’t Believe They Ruined Star Wars! (Rant/Angry Review)