The Amazing Maurice Review- An Animated Film that Doesnt Know What It Wants to Be

Children’s books make for good animated films. Whether it be Dr. Seuss’s stories or Peter Rabbit, many children’s books have been turned into animated films over the years. The Amazing Maurice is based on the book by Terry Pratchett. The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents. The┬ádirector’s Toby Genkel and Florian Westermann do a solidContinue reading “The Amazing Maurice Review- An Animated Film that Doesnt Know What It Wants to Be”

Baby Ruby Review- A Raw and Very Real Ailment Many Women Have to Deal With

Films with a baby in the title can be a bit hit or miss. You have the legendary horror film by Roman Polansky, Rosemary’s Baby, the comedy Three Men and a Baby, or the animated film Boss Baby and its sequel. These films can go in all kinds of directions. Baby Ruby goes in aContinue reading “Baby Ruby Review- A Raw and Very Real Ailment Many Women Have to Deal With”

Infinity Pool Review- A Debaucherous Journey of Excess, Drugs, and Sensuality

Brandon Cronenberg is the son of legendary horror director David Cronenberg. He has a few films under his belt as well including, Infinity Pool. This film premiered at the 2023 Sundance Film Festival to a myriad of different opinions. Cronenberg has taken over from his father with strange the types of films he likes toContinue reading “Infinity Pool Review- A Debaucherous Journey of Excess, Drugs, and Sensuality”

Knock at the Cabin Review-A Film With a Philosophical Question that is the Key to It’s Success

M. Night Shyamalan’s career has been a bit hit-and-miss. Ever since it started with the Sixth Sense back in 1999. He started pretty well with three fantastic films out of the gate but started to falter in the mid to late 2000s with dud after dud. It wasn’t until he put out The Visit inContinue reading “Knock at the Cabin Review-A Film With a Philosophical Question that is the Key to It’s Success”

Emily Review- A Wonderful Portrayal of this Beautifully Talented Women by McKay

There have been a lot of period piece films depicting the lives of people in the 1800s in the United States or the United Kingdom. Sometimes they are autobiographical in nature. That’s the case with Emily. It’s about the famous author Emily Bronte who passed away at the age of thirty. From what has beenContinue reading “Emily Review- A Wonderful Portrayal of this Beautifully Talented Women by McKay”

All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt Review- A Minimalistic Low-Key Take On Motherhood and Nurturing Youth (Sundance 2023)

Minimalist films are something you don’t see that often but when they do come out they are usually celebrated. The Tree of Life from director Terrance Malick comes to mind. All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt is another such film. It depicts the lives of Black men, women, and children in rural Mississippi. There isn’tContinue reading “All Dirt Roads Taste of Salt Review- A Minimalistic Low-Key Take On Motherhood and Nurturing Youth (Sundance 2023)”

Shortcomings Review- A Film that Captures the Mundanity of Some Asians Lives (Sundance 2023)

There have been a handful of fantastic Asian set films in America in recent year’s Crazy Rich Asians, Minari, and Everything Everywhere All at Once come to mind in recent memory. Shortcomings is another such Asian set film that is based on a graphic novel of the same name by Adrian Tormine. He also wroteContinue reading “Shortcomings Review- A Film that Captures the Mundanity of Some Asians Lives (Sundance 2023)”

The Starling Girl Review-An Eye-Opening Look at Fundamentalist Christians (Sundance 2023)

In some places in this country there exist fanatical Christian groups that have their entire lives revolve around religion or doing everything for the sake of God. These groups of people are totally cut off from reality because of their beliefs. It makes them come across as not a real part of the rest ofContinue reading “The Starling Girl Review-An Eye-Opening Look at Fundamentalist Christians (Sundance 2023)”

Close Review- A Beautiful Friendship Until It’s Not

Love comes in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s men and women, women and women, men and men, or boys and boys, or girls and girls. In the case of Close, a French Dutch production, two 13-year-old boys, Leo and Remi, who are very good friends get the label of boyfriends even thoughContinue reading “Close Review- A Beautiful Friendship Until It’s Not”

That 90s Show Review-A Fun Trip Down Nostalgia Lane

Fox was on a roll in the 90s with a bunch of hit shows like Simpsons, Married With Children, and In Living Color. One of their biggest hits ironically was That 70s Show. About a bunch of kids in Wisconsin who hung out at the house of the parents of one of the kids, andContinue reading “That 90s Show Review-A Fun Trip Down Nostalgia Lane”