Bones and All - Luca Guadagnino Top 10 Films of 2022

“Bones and All” is NOT an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

After having worked together on 2017’s Call Me By Your Name Luca Guadagnino and Timothee Chalamet pair up once more for Bones and All. Both movies tell the story of outcast lovers trying to find their place in the world. Both movies take place during the 1980s and are shot immaculately against stunning but different … Continue reading “Bones and All” is NOT an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

Review: ‘The Menu’ Surprises with the Best Ensemble of the Year with Killer Commentary

The restaurant world has changed immensely in the past decade. While there have always been celebrity chefs, social media has boosted seemingly unknown talents to superstardom. Creating foods that go viral on TikTok became as important as a good meal. The experiential platform of restaurants has become a sought-after commodity. What was once a mystery … Continue reading Review: ‘The Menu’ Surprises with the Best Ensemble of the Year with Killer Commentary

Review: ‘Bones and All’ is an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

One of the most unique filmmakers working today, Luca Guadagnino can traverse nearly any genre on paper. The man was once known for his showy visuals, most prominently in I Am Love and Call Me By Your Name. However, each of those films featured undeniable power from the lead performers, marrying unique imagery with a … Continue reading Review: ‘Bones and All’ is an Instant Classic from Luca Guadagnino

Review: ‘The Retaliators’ Brings Horror Vibes to a Classic Revenge Tale

We often imagine the line between good and evil. However, we rarely acknowledge how easy it might be to cross that threshold. Whether someone looks to steal our power out of our hands or harm someone we love, we all can create true violence. After making some noise on the independent circuit, horror/thriller The Retaliators … Continue reading Review: ‘The Retaliators’ Brings Horror Vibes to a Classic Revenge Tale

Review: ‘Into the Deep’ Struggles to Hold Your Attention

While trauma can certainly change a person, Hollywood continues to make it the motivation de jour. When the industry overuses a concept, it becomes much easier to spot the films that struggle to tell authentic stories. The latest Lionsgate film, Into the Deep, truly believes in its story. However, with poorly written exchanges, questionable performances, … Continue reading Review: ‘Into the Deep’ Struggles to Hold Your Attention

Review: ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Blends Thriller and Mystery Elements for the Social Media Age

Nothing gets the thriller juices flowing quite like a wee bit of classism. While not full-blown horror like Texas Chainsaw or Friday the 13th, plenty of great films use the backbone of economic hardship to tell wild genre stories. Classics like The Stepford Wives and Rosemary's Baby were light on the literal scares but chilled to the … Continue reading Review: ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Blends Thriller and Mystery Elements for the Social Media Age

We Bought a Cabin in the Woods Episode 8: “An American Werewolf in London” (1981)

Beware the Moon David. It's An American Werewolf in London, a beloved horror-comedy unlike any that came before it. It even made Oscar history! Let's jump into the gory, silly, and sexy An American Werewolf in London.   00-6:15 - General Thoughts on the Movie 6:15- 9:30 - Recapping the Film 9:30 - 16:05 - John Landis, Animal … Continue reading We Bought a Cabin in the Woods Episode 8: “An American Werewolf in London” (1981)