Why Mission Impossible: Fallout Succeeds yet Disappoints

Mission Impossible: Fallout is the year’s most beautifully made film. Christopher McQuarrie's direction is air tight, the score by Lorne Balfe is John Williams level good, Tom Cruise is flawless and as commendable as ever, and Rob Hardy's cinematography is Oscar worthy. That being said, it’s unfortunately one of the most painfully obvious spy thrillers … Continue reading Why Mission Impossible: Fallout Succeeds yet Disappoints

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Why I Loved Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

The opening of 'mother!' should tell you enough about what you’re about to witness for the next 2 hours. It's filled with unrelenting and downright disgusting visuals that will make you question everything you have seen. There’s no subtlety in it. It’s weird. It’s unapologetically in your face. If that doesn’t get you prepared for it, nothing … Continue reading Why I Loved Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

An Unexpectedly Depressing but Awesome Sequel: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review

  I'm a huge fan of the first Guardians. I saw it three times in theaters, spread the gospel of Star-Lord and his space misfits to my whole family, and had the soundtrack on repeat like so many other fans. Now almost three years later, I'm in a totally different place in my life than I … Continue reading An Unexpectedly Depressing but Awesome Sequel: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review