Review: It’s a ‘Glorious’ Day For Terrors

Horrors beyond our wildest dreams occupied the mind of H.P. Lovecraft. While monster stories of his era are not exclusively his domain, the prolific and problematic writer maintains a hold on today’s public consciousness. The use of otherworldly gods and terrors paints a picture of epic scale. That poses a challenge for independent filmmakers like … Continue reading Review: It’s a ‘Glorious’ Day For Terrors

Review: ‘Klaus’ Brings Netflix Into the World of Animation

During the mid-2000s, animation studios began to misunderstand why their films were bombing. As Pixar continued to thrive, thanks in large part to the wonderful stories they were telling with Finding Nemo, Toy Story and The Incredibles leading the way. Meanwhile, Disney and Dreamworks released bomb after bomb from their hand-drawn departments, while Shrek went on to become the … Continue reading Review: ‘Klaus’ Brings Netflix Into the World of Animation

Review: ‘The Front Runner’ Doesn’t Pick a Side…But That’s a Bad Thing

There are a lot of reasons why Jason Reitman remains one of the most interesting directors working today. He's a younger male director fascinated with providing women with vehicles to stretch their abilities. From Tully, Young Adult, and his masterpiece Juno are undeniably weird movies that would have been tough for any other filmmaker to bring to life. In … Continue reading Review: ‘The Front Runner’ Doesn’t Pick a Side…But That’s a Bad Thing