‘The Disaster Artist’ is a Loving, Hilarious Tribute for Fans of ‘The Room’

Nearly 14 and a half years after its premiere, Tommy Wiseau’s The Room is still as discussed, quoted and admired as ever, even if it’s not for the reasons that Wiseau intended. For the few that are uninitiated, The Room is widely considered to be one of the worst movies ever made, with Ross Morin notoriously calling Wiseau’s incredible disaster, “The Citizen Kane of bad … Continue reading ‘The Disaster Artist’ is a Loving, Hilarious Tribute for Fans of ‘The Room’

‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You’ is a Prime Example of Nostalgia Gone Wrong

Animated movies can appeal to both adults and children, but Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You doesn’t treat either with any respect. The film, a soft reboot made to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original television series, is as dumb as a Psyduck, and as dull as a Metapod. The vast majority of the adult audience looking for a rush of nostalgia will be … Continue reading ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You’ is a Prime Example of Nostalgia Gone Wrong

Maroon 5 Bring Glossy Pop Production on ‘Red Pill Blues’

Maroon 5 continues their descent into full-fledged mainstream pop on their latest release, Red Pill Blues. Gone are the days of the adult-contemporary, soft rock band that once was, making way for the glossy, perfectly produced electro-pop group. Luckily for them, their transition to being one of the most played pop bands on Top 40 radio has been relatively seamless. Helmed by falsetto-aficionado Adam Levine, Maroon … Continue reading Maroon 5 Bring Glossy Pop Production on ‘Red Pill Blues’

‘The Florida Project’ is a Compelling Look at Life Outside the Happiest Place on Earth

The Florida Project is the latest film by editor, writer and director, Sean Baker, telling the tale of a single mother and her daughter as they live in a motel outside of Walt Disney World. Baker’s follow up to the acclaimed Tangerine is a well-directed and incredible tour de force, which explores topics such as friendship and motherhood. It’s filled with colourful cinematography and wonderful … Continue reading ‘The Florida Project’ is a Compelling Look at Life Outside the Happiest Place on Earth