Filling a Void Left by Loss, Time and Existence: On David Lowery’s ‘A Ghost Story’

It may be too premature to make such a statement, but A Ghost Story, edited, written and directed by David Lowery, is not only one of 2017’s finest achievements so far, but it’s also currently one of the best films of this decade. For those who don’t know anything about this under-screened gem, the film revolves around a man who dies in a car wreck … Continue reading Filling a Void Left by Loss, Time and Existence: On David Lowery’s ‘A Ghost Story’

‘Wind River’ Is a Haunting Thriller with a Powerful Message

Inspired by true events, Wind River isn’t a film about one story, it’s about something bigger: The injustice faced by murdered and missing Indigenous women. Written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, the film follows FBI agent Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olsen) and tracker Cory Lambert (Jeremy Renner) who attempt to solve the case of who raped and murdered a young Native American woman. This crime thriller opens with … Continue reading ‘Wind River’ Is a Haunting Thriller with a Powerful Message

‘Dark Tower’ Fans Won’t be Having Any of This Sh*t

DISCLAIMER: It’s really hard to discuss The Dark Tower as a stand alone film without discussing the source material since the way it handles said material adds to why the film on its own doesn’t work at all. In order to properly illustrate the film’s fundamental flaws, comparisons to the books have to be made, so there will be spoilers. After 10 years and a … Continue reading ‘Dark Tower’ Fans Won’t be Having Any of This Sh*t

‘The Emoji Movie’ Doesn’t Deserve a Proper Review

Summer is soon coming to a close and the fine people at Sony have blessed us with their latest, The Emoji Movie. The film follows an emoji who is different from the rest and must find a way to protect himself after he is shunned for his differences. Despite only being released this weekend, The Emoji Movie has been torn apart by critics for many … Continue reading ‘The Emoji Movie’ Doesn’t Deserve a Proper Review

‘Atomic Blonde’ is the Jane Bond Flick We’ve Been Waiting For

One of the summers best action films, Atomic Blonde brings the badass and style we expected from the director who gave us John Wick (2014). David Leitch’s newest film follows MI6 agent, Lorraine Broughton (Charlize Theron), in an explosive, action-packed triumph, layered with a complex spy narrative that leaves the audience guessing. Adapted from the graphic novel The Coldest City by Anthony Johnston, the film takes place on the eve of the … Continue reading ‘Atomic Blonde’ is the Jane Bond Flick We’ve Been Waiting For

‘Valerian’ is a Gorgeous, Stunning Adventure

After years of trying, and amassing the largest budget ever for an independent film, director Luc Besson has finally made his dream of adapting the Valérian and Laureline comics for the big screen a reality. First published in 1967, the famous comic series is responsible for inspiring some of the most iconic science fiction films of all time, including Star Wars. 50 years later, the … Continue reading ‘Valerian’ is a Gorgeous, Stunning Adventure