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Opinion: “You’re Next” (2011)

Adam Wingard, the man behind The Guest, but also behind the 2017 classic Death Note, became quite popular in 2011 when he released You’re Next, which is a horror home-invasion movie that’d supposedly subvert everything you’d come to expect from a home-invasion film. Critics gave it raving reviews, though audiences weren’t really the biggest fan … Continue reading Opinion: “You’re Next” (2011)

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Shorties #14: “The Wolfpack”, “Blockers”, “Una”, “Set it Up”, and “Compliance”

This article will have short reviews of the following films: The Wolfpack, Blockers, Una, Set it Up, and Compliance. While incredibly interesting, The Wolfpack didn't have a whole lot to say. I didn't get the sense of coherency or any structure whatsoever. It felt more like the director had a bunch of scenes in front of her and jumbled them together … Continue reading Shorties #14: “The Wolfpack”, “Blockers”, “Una”, “Set it Up”, and “Compliance”

“The Good Place” is quite brilliant and I can’t really figure out why.

SPOILERS FOR SEASON ONE OF THE GOOD PLACE We all know that empty feeling we have after having finished a show. It’s as if the show has left a hole inside of you. We then quickly move on to another show to re-fill that empty spot as soon as possible. Though you know that you’ll … Continue reading “The Good Place” is quite brilliant and I can’t really figure out why.

Shorties #13: “United 93”, “Wind River”, “The Cabin in the Woods”, “Brigsby Bear” and “Miss Stevens”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: United 93, Wind River, The Cabin in the Woods, Brigsby Bear and Miss Stevens.

Shorties #12: Short Film Edition

To mix things up, I thought I'd for once review a handful of short films. They won't all be in English, keep that in mind. Here are the shorts that I'll take a look at: The Fall, Text Me, Hello, Again, Ape and Die Telefonistin. The acting in The Fall wasn’t anything spectacular, especially the … Continue reading Shorties #12: Short Film Edition

Opinion: “A Quiet Place” (2018)

2018 has been far from stellar; Paradox was terrible, Mute was boring and Black Panther failed to amaze me, just to give you a few examples. I’ve only seen a handful of really good movies this year like Game Night and Annihilation, but now I’m happy to say that I can add another one to … Continue reading Opinion: “A Quiet Place” (2018)

Shorties #11: “Deadpool 2”, “Anon”, “Lady Bird”, “Bullhead”, and “Black Panther”

This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Deadpool 2, Anon, Lady Bird, Bullhead, and Black Panther. With more fleshed out characters that have a well-executed arc and with better-developed humor, Deadpool 2 makes for one of the better sequels to have come out in recent years.  It felt like a … Continue reading Shorties #11: “Deadpool 2”, “Anon”, “Lady Bird”, “Bullhead”, and “Black Panther”

Opinion: “Night of the Living Dead” (1968)

Recently I’ve been really into watching horror classics. Last week I watched The Exorcist, a film that I liked, though it really took its time setting itself up, then I watched Jaws, who doesn’t love that one? And when I saw that the Blu-ray of George A. Romero’s debut film Night of the Living Dead … Continue reading Opinion: “Night of the Living Dead” (1968)

Shorties #10: “Kodachrome”, “Star Trek Beyond”, “Pan’s Labyrinth”, “While We’re Young” and “Hunt for the Wildereople”

This article will contain short reviews of the following films in this order: Kodachrome, Star Trek Beyond, Pan's Labyrinth, While We're Young and Hunt for the Wildereople. Kodachrome is an excellent example of how execution can change a more than mediocre story into a very decent film. The film’s quite predictable, to say the least, though … Continue reading Shorties #10: “Kodachrome”, “Star Trek Beyond”, “Pan’s Labyrinth”, “While We’re Young” and “Hunt for the Wildereople”