Review: ‘Blonde’ Torches The Effigy of Marilyn Monroe Without Providing Any Depth to Its ‘Ideas’

To say that Marilyn Monroe remains one of our most controversial celebrities would be an understatement. One of the truly American symbols of glitz and glam, Monroe's tragic life was cut short after a drug overdose. Depending on who you ask, there was more to the story and death of the starlet. The questions surrounding … Continue reading Review: ‘Blonde’ Torches The Effigy of Marilyn Monroe Without Providing Any Depth to Its ‘Ideas’

Review: Netflix’s ‘The Gray Man’ Throws Empty Punches, Despite Fun Gosling and Evans

Regardless of your thoughts on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Russo Brothers clearly landed the plane. After first picking up the camera for the MCU with 2014's Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the filmmaking brothers crafted several of the MCU's most successful titles. Dealing with large ensembles, keeping the train on the tracks, and executing decades-long emotional … Continue reading Review: Netflix’s ‘The Gray Man’ Throws Empty Punches, Despite Fun Gosling and Evans

Review: ‘Knives Out’ Gives Rian Johnson Another Star-Studded Affair to Talk About

Following the tragic events of The Last Jedi, director and writer Rian Johnson needed a hit. The director's proven track record of excelling with original content earned him the right to play with a big franchise. It only made sense for him to get as far away from franchise filmmaking as possible. His followup, Knives Out roots itself firmly … Continue reading Review: ‘Knives Out’ Gives Rian Johnson Another Star-Studded Affair to Talk About

Trailer: ‘Yesterday’ Imagines a World Without The Beatles

When I was in middle school, I got my very first record by The Beatles. To be honest, I got a bunch right in a row, including Rubber Soul, Let It Be, Magical Mystery Tour, Abbey Road, and One. The British quartet remains one of my favorite bands to this day, making me a super basic white dude. As such, the … Continue reading Trailer: ‘Yesterday’ Imagines a World Without The Beatles