Chevalier Review- A Breakout Performance from Harrison Jr. and a New and Interesting Biopic

There have been a lot of films set during the colonial era in history. Most of them are about America and its revolution but occasionally there have been films that depict this era that isn’t about America. One of them is the biopic, Amadeus. Chevalier is another musical biopic that takes place in this eraContinue reading “Chevalier Review- A Breakout Performance from Harrison Jr. and a New and Interesting Biopic”

Rye Lane Review- A Fun Rom-Com Where the Real Winner in the Film is Its Location Named in the Title

As documented in the series of films from Steve McQueen a couple of years ago London, England has a neighborhood that is mainly made up of island people from Jamaica, the Bahamas, and other island municipalities of Great Britain. Rye Lane is a real street in this section of South London in Peckham and BrixtonContinue reading “Rye Lane Review- A Fun Rom-Com Where the Real Winner in the Film is Its Location Named in the Title”

Empire of Light Review

Sam Mendez has been on fire lately directing two of the last three James Bond films, Skyfall and Specter, and nearly winning a second-best picture Academy Award for 1917 his WWI epic. Which looked like it was filmed as one continuous shot by master cinematographer Roger Deakins. Mendes and Deakins got to work together againContinue reading “Empire of Light Review”

The Menu Review

There are plenty of films that have dealt with eccentric chefs or focused on food in some way. The Menu takes this concept to the next level and makes you think twice about the man behind the food you are eating. This is a closer look into the pressures of being a head chef andContinue reading “The Menu Review”

The Banshees of Inisherin Review

The Writer/Director Martin McDonagh has been on a winning streak of late in his career with Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri, Seven Psychopaths and In Bruges as his last three films. He has garnered a lot of critical acclaim for these movies and a lot of movie fans have loved them as well. The latterContinue reading “The Banshees of Inisherin Review”

See How They Run Review

Fans of Agatha Christie, Murder Mysteries, and comedy films are going to love to See How They Run. I’ve never seen a film that mixes so many familiar tropes in these three genres together. Tom George the director balances this line with beautiful precision and eloquence.  The film takes place in 1950s London. in theContinue reading “See How They Run Review”

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande Review

Good Luck to You, Leo Grande is an audacious film that deals with subject matter that isn’t talked about enough in Hollywood — the human body and how we as a society deal with our own bodies and how others perceive us and what we look like with and without our clothes on. This film openedContinue reading “Good Luck To You, Leo Grande Review”

Fire Island Review

Fire Island is located on Long Island, New York. It’s a location where gay men and women and LGBT go on vacation in the summertime, where they can find love and companionship amongst like-minded people. For the movie Fire Island, Searchlight Pictures’ release strategy is to put the film out during Pride Month, the annual celebrationContinue reading “Fire Island Review”

Nightmare Alley Review

The latest film from Guillermo del Toro, Nightmare Alley, is an adaptation of William Lindsay Gresham’s book, previously made into a 1947 film of the same name. The 47 film is good, but nothing special. It’s strange that del Toro wanted to make a remake of this film of all films. With that being said, I’mContinue reading “Nightmare Alley Review”