Review: ‘Babylon’ Crashes and Burns Thanks to Bloated Storytelling

Hollywood loves to tell stories about itself and has for decades. From Singing in the Rain to Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, depicting showbusiness has always fascinated filmmakers. However, not every film showcases Southern California's bright and fun sides. Ironically, Damien Chazelle, the director of La La Land, seeks to add to the legacy … Continue reading Review: ‘Babylon’ Crashes and Burns Thanks to Bloated Storytelling

Review: ‘Orphan: First Kill’ Stalls Out Without a Twist to Save It

For many, Orphan served as their entryway into horror. The thriller quickly took hold due to its many twists and turns. It certainly helped to have a terrifying little girl at its center. It helped to establish the career of Isabelle Fuhrman, who has emerged as one of our most promising actresses. Following the lineage … Continue reading Review: ‘Orphan: First Kill’ Stalls Out Without a Twist to Save It

Oh God No: Marc Webb, Director of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ To Direct ‘Your Name’ Remake

What is going on in Hollywood? For the past five years, anime after anime has been unsuccessfully adapted. No filmmakers of color outside of M. Night Shyamalan have been courted to direct these films, yet the industry continues to do them. For years we've heard rumors of an Akira live-action remake, and we've been disappointed by Death Note … Continue reading Oh God No: Marc Webb, Director of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ To Direct ‘Your Name’ Remake

Film Review: ‘A Quiet Place’ is Devastating in its Silence

*Spoilers included below to talk about the deeper themes of the film. It will not spoil the climax of the film, but an event that occurs about 15 minutes into the film to set up the rest of the story.  For any fan of horror films, the way in which sound is used can be … Continue reading Film Review: ‘A Quiet Place’ is Devastating in its Silence