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Review: I’m Thinking of Ending Things

(Tahlia Amanson)
October 20, 2020
Before the Kaufman lovers of the world prepare a lengthy and metaphorical rebuttal against what is to follow, it should be noted that this film has repeatedly been described as “esoteric” and boasts plenty of loyal followers — it just so happens that I’m not one of them.   

Review: To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You

(Netflix)
I loved the movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Yet, when I saw the movie’s sequel, the bar of quality and enjoyment that the first film had set was sadly missed.
March 12, 2020
I loved the movie To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before. Yet, when I saw the movie’s sequel, the bar of quality and enjoyment that the first film had set was sadly missed.

Review: Cats

(© 2019 Universal Studios)
I want to vomit out of my meowth. Hopefully all the spoilers will prevent you from watching this movie.
February 8, 2020
I want to vomit out of my meowth. Hopefully all the spoilers will prevent you from watching this movie.

Commies Hit Comic Gold

Commies Hit Comic Gold
April 23, 2018

Any comedian will tell you that the best comedy comes from uncomfortable situations. In “The Death of Stalin,” director Armando Iannucci, best known for creating political satire “Veep,” takes...

Five Stars for Three Billboards

Five Stars for Three Billboards
April 23, 2018

With a riveting story, a stellar cast, and very excellent development, “Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri” was a close runner-up for Oscar awards. The powerful narrative is centered around...

Lady Bird – Film Review

Lady Bird - Film Review
March 13, 2018

Once every ten years or so, a coming-of-age film is released that paves way for an entirely new subgenre of films. Productions like these are timeless, bypassing generational barriers, ringing true to...

Logan: A New Breed of the Superhero Movie

Logan: A New Breed of the Superhero Movie
April 27, 2017

Marvel Studios has gained one of its greatest achievements in James Mangold’s Logan.  The final instalment of the X-Men Origins: Wolverine saga is a mutant itself; Western, action, sci-fi, and drama...

Marvel’s Miraculous Effects: Dr. Strange

Marvel’s Miraculous Effects: Dr. Strange
December 21, 2016

Crippled, broken, and distraught, after a terrible car accident, surgeon Stephen Strange searches for methods to help him repair his life and body. Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) discovers that there are...

A Fantastic Film is Unleashed

A Fantastic Film is Unleashed
December 21, 2016

Once again, the magical world of Harry Potter has been opened to the masses with yet another film in a series of nine.  “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” derived from a fictional Hogwarts...

Moana: a Modern Mentor

Moana: a Modern Mentor
December 21, 2016

It’s been a long time since I’ve seen a Disney princess movie, but "Moana" picks up perfectly where I left off. Joining the iconic princess ranks of Snow White, Belle, and Ariel, Moana, voiced by Auli’i...

Zootopia: A “Children’s Movie” for all Ages

Zootopia: A
June 2, 2016

Welcome to the animated world where humans don’t exist, sloths drive sports cars, and a gazelle is a national pop sensation. Zootopia, a Walt Disney Production, hit theaters on March 4th, bringing in...

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “The Brothers Grimsby”

Sacha Baron Cohen’s
May 4, 2016

The first thing to know about “The Brothers Grimsby,” Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film, is that it is a Sacha Baron Cohen film. The second thing to know is that elephant semen is a major plot point. So...

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