This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Slice, The Yellow Birds, Spring Breakers, Outlaw King, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs When you make a film that is set in an alternate universe, you have to make sure that everything in that universe makes sense, which wasn’t the case in Slice. Outside of … Continue reading Shorties #24: “Slice”, “The Yellow Birds”, “Spring Breakers”, “Outlaw King”, and “Ballad of Buster Scruggs”
When Under the Silver Lake got mixed reviews at Cannes, I became slightly worried, though when YMS talked positively about it, I became cautiously optimistic. I really liked the director’s previous film, It Follows, the cast was filled with great actors, and the main premise seemed interesting; it had a lot of things going for it, … Continue reading Opinion: “Under The Silver Lake” (2018)
Mission Impossible II, is it really the worst?
I’m a big fan of animation, whether it’s stop-motion, 3D or 2D animation, I’m all for it… except for when they’re musicals. Usually, I’m not the biggest fan of the songs, I find that the build-up to these songs isn’t particularly great and it always feels kind of odd why they’d sing in the first … Continue reading Opinion: “Anastasia” (1997)
Here’s a Cool Shot is something new I’d like to introduce to my blog, where I present you a, you guessed it, cool shot. It’s something I’d like to do fairly often so that I’m able to upload twice a week. These posts will have a short explanation (this one ended up waaay longer than … Continue reading Here’s a Cool Shot | The Spectacular Now
This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Hostiles, Revenge, Midnight in Paris, Bone Tomahawk and Zoe.
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)
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.
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)