Written by Craig Mazin and directed by Peter Hoar, the third episode of The Last of Us gives us a love story in the apocalypse. The show does not ignore Joel (Pedro Pascal) and Ellie (Bella Ramsey), allowing them to bookend the episode. However, it runs a parallel story of love and protection over the … Continue reading The Last of Us: Episode 3 – ‘Long Long Time’ Recap
Despite some good Tiffany Haddish and great sight gags, The LEGO Movie 2 cannot live yo the first feature. Check out our review of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part at We Bought a Blog.
Actors like Nick Offerman often do not get their due. Offerman was an integral piece of one of the great comedies of the past decade, yet never received an Emmy nomination. He consistently anchors indie comedies and dramas in supporting roles, such as The Kings of Summer or Me and Earl and the Dying Girl. Yet anyone who has … Continue reading Review: ‘Hearts Beat Loud’ Sings With Emotion and Love
Dropping characters into a singular location will always be a popular genre trope. From Rope to The Hateful Eight, the concept has always been a way for directors to build tension slowly over a few hours. Dating back to the days of the stage, these moments can truly bring the most out of characters by secluded them in … Continue reading Review: ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Embraces Purgatory and Half-Naked Hemsworth
This week, Aaron and AJ discuss the Oscar-contender First Man and the fun genre film, Bad Times at the El Royale. We also jump into some listener questions and have a discussion about criticism versus going to a movie for enjoyment. Timestamps are below! 00- 28:20 - First Man Review 28:20 - 50:20 - Bad Times at the El Royale Review … Continue reading We Bought a Pod Episode 41: The First Man at the El Royale
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