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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood | Movie Review |

Director Quentin Tarantino’s highly-anticipated 9th film, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, is a fairy tale tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age. The writer-director’s 9th film is set in an alternate timeline and is his take on the events that would lead up to the Manson murders. On a 90 million dollar budget, Tarantino […]

Woodstock or Bust (2019) | Movie Review |

The counterculture movement of the 1960s was one of the most pivotal movements in United States history. During the summer of 1969, Woodstock — one of the largest music festivals in American history with more than 400,000 people in attendance — was born. The festival’s popularity has withstood the test of time, and there were failed […]

Captain Marvel (2019) |Movie Review|

International Women’s Day 2019 coincided with the release of Marvel Studios’ newest film, Captain Marvel.  The twenty-first entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first one with a female led hero, introduces us to Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel, the most powerful hero in the MCU, so far.  Directed by Anna Bolden and Ryan Fleck, […]

Greta (2019) |Movie Review|

So far, 2019 has not been a good year for Hungarian characters in film and director Neil Jordan’s Greta attempts to buck the trend. The psychological-thriller stars Chloe Grace  Moretz as Frances McCullen and Isabelle Huppert as the film’s titular character, Greta Hideg.   Plotful Problems Normally, these types of psycho-thrillers heavily rely on the subjects being in […]

Oscars 2019: Ranking The Best Picture Nominees And Other Academy Awards Winning Predictions

Tonight on ABC, the Academy of Motion Pictures of Arts and Sciences presents the 91st Academy Awards, more commonly referred to as the Oscars. The award ceremony will honor the best films of 2018. Due to some controversies, this is the first ceremony to be conducted without a host since 1989.  There were a lot of […]

The Prodigy (2019) |Movie Review|

**Spoiler FREE Review** What’s wrong with Miles? The latest release from Orion Pictures, The Prodigy, tries to answer that question. The supernatural horror-thriller is director Nicholas McCarthy’s third theatrical release, with his previous two outings also being horror films. The Prodigy follows Miles (Jackson Robert Scott), a disturbed young boy who has the intellect of a genius, and […]

Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019) |Trailer Thoughts|

Coming off the heels of the highly praised Into the Spider-Verse, spider-senses are tingling as the highly anticipated (teaser!) trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home has finally been released. The sequel to 2017’s Spider-Man: Homecoming sees our wall-crawling superhero leave the friendly neighborhoods of New York to take on foes during his vacation in Europe. Several major actors have returned to this […]

Escape Room (2019) |Movie Review|

Escape the room and survive is the synopsis for Sony’s newest psychological thriller, Escape Room. Directed by Adam Robitel, Escape Room, follows six strangers as they try to work their way through  multiple deadly escape rooms, and that requires them to work together as a team to survive. The PG-13 film was previously titled The Maze because each escape room worked […]

Captain Marvel (2019) |Trailer Thoughts|

Update: Check out the full review here. After much anticipation, the second official trailer for Captain Marvel was released last night. The film will be the twenty-first entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first to be set in the 1990s. This will also be MCU’s first movie with a female lead as Brie Larson flies […]

POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu |Trailer Thoughts|

Today the trailer for the upcoming movie POKÉMON: Detective Pikachu was released. The movie is based on the game of the same title and is the first film based on the pocket monster franchise to get a theatrical run since 2001’s animated Pokemon 3: The Movie. Starring Justice Smith and Ryan Reynolds as the voice of […]