Posts Tagged ‘Review’

Review: “Leftovers” Hits Hard In Its 12 Minutes

Let’s get one thing straight right now: I love short films. I love short films, short stories, short songs; anything that can encapsulate strong feelings and emotion in such tight parameters. It’s interesting to me ...

Review: Netflix Original “Coin Heist” Forgets To Deliver Any Kind Of Message

When I was a kid, movies that were aiming for my demographic usually had a message they wanted to get across: nothing is more important than family, sometimes being yourself is the most powerful weapon, your imagination can cre...

Review: “Let’s Be Evil” Wants To Be More Than It is

Obesity, laziness, consumerism, and lack of education. According to “Let’s Be Evil”, these are things that the youth of America are facing these days and the film spends ten minutes talking about that and then...


Review: “Nocturnal Animals” Is A Brutal and Captivating Film

“Nocturnal Animals” boasts dueling storylines that both could have served as their own film but come together to tell one large-scoped story that proves sometimes life imitates art and art can sometimes hit too clos...

Review: “If There’s A Hell Below” Makes Its Viewers Wait For A Pay Off That Doesn’t Exist

I’m always up for watching a slow-burn thriller. A slow-burn thriller that forgets to do anything with its story? That’s a horse of a different color. If you’re going to make me sit through an hour and a half ...

Netflix Recommendation: “I Am Your Father” Is Another Piece To the Star Wars Story

Any fan of Star Wars is extremely aware of who David Prowse is. The British actor played Darth Vader in the three original Star Wars movies yet his face was never seen. At the end of the original trilogy, in Return of the Jedi,...


Review: “Don’t Think Twice” Is An Honest Take On An Artist’s Life

Mike Birbiglia’s “Don’t Think Twice” focuses on a New York City improv group who all have dreams of taking that next step in their career, even if that means leaving friends and relationships behind. The...

Review: “Joshy” Surrounds the Drama of Its Story With Comedy and Emotion

While Jeff Baena’s “Joshy” boasts an ensemble cast of comedic actors, at no point does it feel like it was ever just going for the laughs. Instead, Baena starts off with a very harrowing scene and then keeps i...

Review: The Netflix Original “Mercy” Has None On the Viewer

My fiancee and I have a rule in our house where every movie we start that we’re not entirely sure about we give the “ten minute test”. If it doesn’t catch our attention in the first ten minutes, or if it...


Review: “Captain Fantastic” Should Be Mandatory Viewing For Everyone

Ben (Viggo Mortensen) and his late wife decided to raise their six children in the wilderness, far away from the pressures of society and all of the things that come with it that promise to distract from truly learning the ways...