Netflix Recommendation: “Teenage Cocktail” Is Both a Sweet Love Story, and a Warning For the Internet Generation

  What starts out as a sweet, high school love story ends up taking some dark, violent turns in director John Carchietta‘s “Teenage Cocktail”. Masterfully avoiding stereotypes and blending genres, Carchie...

Throwback Thursday Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

  There is not a whole lot I can say, about Frank Capra’s timeless classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, that hasn’t been said a hundred or so times before. Odds are most of you, like me, grew up w...

Review: “Swiss Army Man” May Be the Weirdest Movie I’ve Seen

Hank (Paul Dano) is a man stranded on a desert island about to end it all; that is until the dead body of Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) washes up ashore and begins farting. And so begins their journey together. Hank figures out that...


Review: “Morris From America” Tells A Complete Story; Albeit At A Slower Pace

In a nutshell, “Morris From America” is a story about the difficulties that come with growing up, and the hardships of being a single parent trying to raise that growing child all by yourself. Add on the fact that M...

Throwback Thursday Review of “The Bounty” (1984)

Written by: Richard Hough (book) and Robert Bolt (screenplay) Directed by: Roger Donaldson Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Mel Gibson, Laurence Olivier, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Liam Neeson Rated: PG Run time: 132 minutes This review i...

Throw Back Thursday review of Kathryn Bigelow’s 1987 vamp flick “Near Dark”

Written by:  Eric Red  and  Kathryn Bigelow Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Adrian Pasdar, Jenny Wright, Lance Henriksen, Bill Paxton, and Jenette Goldstein Long before she was winning academy awards with “The Hurt...


“Anomalisa” is a gift from the film gods

Written by: Charlie Kaufman Directed by: Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson Starring (Voices): David Thewlis, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Tom Noonan Charlie Kaufman is back! God that feels good to say. It has been a long time since...

Love – Gaspar Noé pushes the boundaries of sex in cinema

Written and directed by: Gaspar Noé Starring: Karl Glusman, Aomi Muyock, and Klara Kristin There are two directors my mind immediately thinks of when it comes to films that are incredibly well made, breathtaking to look at, but...

Netflix recommendation: 6 Years

Written and directed by: Hannah Fidell Starring: Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, and Jennifer Lafleur Mark and Jay Duplass are taking over the indie film world by co-producing one honest, improvi...


Digging For Fire – Joe Swanberg’s finest directorial accomplishment

Written by: Jake Johnson and Joe Swanberg Starring: Jake Johnson, Rosemarie DeWitt, Brie Larson, Mike Birbiglia, Sam Rockwell, Ron Livingston, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Kendrick, and Sam Elliott I would like to issue a small discla...