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Halloween (2018) |Movie Review|

40 years later, we finally have a Halloween film that carries the spirit of the original .  At the helm is the leader in 21st century horror films, Blumhouse Productions, which has teamed up with Miramax to produce a slasher film that pays homage, yet has enough modern flair to keep things fresh. Familiar names like the executive producer […]

All About Nina |Movie Review|

Eva Vives’s directorial debut All About Nina has a lot to say and is an important movie in today’s climate. Vives started writing the script around 3 years ago, and the film is a semi-biographical account of her life. The drama-comedy stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and 10 Cloverfield Lane) and Common (The Lion Guard, and The Chi) and premiered […]

First Man: Movie Review

Small steps before a giant leap, First Man, delves into the life of astronaut Neil Armstrong and his journey to the Apollo 11 moon landing.  Based on Armstrong’s biography, directed by Damien Chazelle (Whiplash and La La Land), starring Ryan Gosling (Armstrong) the film takes a realistic approach of Armstrong’s life from 1961 to 1969  while showing sides […]

Bad Times at the El Royale |Movie Review|

Bad Times at the El Royale was a lot of things, humorous, serious, well-acted, well-directed and visually sharp as getting glass stuck in your head; however, it was long as the border between California and Nevada at 2 hours and 20 minutes.  The director and cast brought their A-game to a film that was written and directed by Drew […]

Bodied: Trailer Thoughts

Update: Click here to check out my review. It’s finally here, after much fanfare and rave reviews from the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (winning the TIFF People’s Choice Award for Midnight Madness), the trailer for Bodied just dropped yesterday. The film has been seeking distribution since it’s premiere last year and found it thanks to […]