The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Animated Sequels

Remember when this was my main review format? Yeah, apparently me neither. This isn't even how I did it; it was always one film not this weird fudge, marry, kill movies edition. Alright, let's review away. The Good - How to Train Your Dragon: The hidden World https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkcucKDrbOI How to Train Your Dragon is an … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of Animated Sequels

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Ooh What a Twist! (shortcut ep. 2)

Short films live and die on how with it being such a short commitment to watch them what makes them worth remembering? Often filmmakers will pander to political biases to make their work noteworthy... when that doesn't work they may try to demonstrate their outside the box writing chops by creating an ending the audience … Continue reading Ooh What a Twist! (shortcut ep. 2)

Is ‘Roma’ (2018) as Good as They Say?

“Fellini’s Roma” was attacked in some circles as an example of Fellini coasting on his genius. I find this point of view completely incomprehensible. Critics who would force Fellini back into traditional narrative films are missing the point; Fellini isn’t just giving us a lot of flashy scenes, he’s building a narrative that has a … Continue reading Is ‘Roma’ (2018) as Good as They Say?

Farce or Fantasy? Filmmaking Through the Lens of ‘Day for Night’

Jean-Luc Godard’s accusation against Francois Truffaut for presenting the process of filmmaking as something fraudulently sentimental is unjustified. The words spat by Godard to disparage Truffaut and his vision is more or less a statement on the quality of Day for Night, but a blunt statement that services as proof that la nouvelle vague, French … Continue reading Farce or Fantasy? Filmmaking Through the Lens of ‘Day for Night’

‘Christopher Robin’ a Film That Will Test How Much You Love “Nothing”

"It's pretty much just Hook, but without the bastardization of Neverland" I don't know about you but I think that's one for the box cover. I think that's the thing that Christopher Robin gets right, the adaptation of Pooh and friends just looks great. You do get a sense of that there's respect for the … Continue reading ‘Christopher Robin’ a Film That Will Test How Much You Love “Nothing”

Netflix You Suck! I’m Going To Miss You User Reviews

If you haven't heard the news, Netflix is removing user reviews from it's site and I'm Grr... angry about it. No more stars and no more comments on the movie and I for one am going to miss it. There are numerous reviews on my site in which I checked the user reviews to get … Continue reading Netflix You Suck! I’m Going To Miss You User Reviews

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)