Trailer Talk: ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Looks Like a Good Time to Me

Clearly, we have strong feelings for Drew Goddard here at We Bought a Blog. Hell, we named a podcast after his feature film, Cabin in the Woods. It's one of my favorite horror movies and is definitely a stay tuned for the podcast in the near future. Goddard is a weird figure because despite being hyper-successful, … Continue reading Trailer Talk: ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Looks Like a Good Time to Me

We Bought a Pod INTERVIEW: Michael Yezerski, Composer of ‘Blindspotting’

Hello, We Bought a Pod fans! Today, we have our first ever We Bought a Pod Interview with composer Michael Yezerski. Michael wrote the score for "Blindspotting" one of the great indie films of 2018. A story of Oakland needs to have strong music, and Michael helps tie together various themes and sounds that bring … Continue reading We Bought a Pod INTERVIEW: Michael Yezerski, Composer of ‘Blindspotting’

Review: ‘Blindspotting’ Wows with Substance and Style

Last year I was in a  group discussion about some of the breakout performers in film of 2017. One member of the group floated Daveed Diggs, the multi-talented actor best known for originating the dual roles of  Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in "Hamilton" on Broadway. His film that he was submitted for was "Wonder," a cute if … Continue reading Review: ‘Blindspotting’ Wows with Substance and Style

Review: ‘Summer of ’84’ Shines as a Future Cult Classic

There has been a pretty strong reaction to the overuse of nostalgia in pop culture. This caused one of the backlashes against "Stranger Things," as well as some negativity surrounding various reboots. However, diving into an era can also surprise audiences if they buy into the story. This is where Gunpowder & Sky's "Summer of '84" shines. Taking … Continue reading Review: ‘Summer of ’84’ Shines as a Future Cult Classic

We Miss VHS! A Retrospective Series from We Bought a Blog

As a kid I was spoiled. I’ll admit it. During family vacations, before having an overhead TV and DVD player in your family car was mainstream, my dad had jerry-rigged a portable TV and VCR that allowed me to while away the long hours on car rides. During these trips, I had my go-to movies. … Continue reading We Miss VHS! A Retrospective Series from We Bought a Blog

Review: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is for the Ages, But Speaks to the Moment

There's no denying that Spike Lee is one of the iconic filmmakers of the past thirty years. He burst on the scene with "She's Gotta Have It" in 1986, establishing his reputation as a phenomenal screenplay immediately. "Do the Right Thing" is a cinematic triumph, and one of the best 25 to 30 American films ever … Continue reading Review: ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is for the Ages, But Speaks to the Moment