The Best Directorial Debut of the Year: Columbus Review

There are films that move you because of how sad they are. Then there are films that move you because for a fleeting moment, you felt part of a world that wasn't your own. The images on screen became a new reality and the characters living in that reality became people you truly cared about. That … Continue reading The Best Directorial Debut of the Year: Columbus Review

Sofia Coppola’s Masterpiece: The Beguiled Review

Once upon a time, a charming serpent showed Adam and Eve what temptation was like. How it rots your innocence and can lead to sin... The Beguiled is what happens when you let a seemingly harmless snake into your world and what happens when you allow that snake to start charming you... Sofia Coppola’s bravura slow burn … Continue reading Sofia Coppola’s Masterpiece: The Beguiled Review

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

Terrence Malick at his best & most romantic: Song to Song Review

“I tried to be kind, it only made me colder.” Faye (Rooney Mara) follows the curtains of a hotel room she and BV (Ryan Gosling) are staying in. BV asks her, “Do you love me?” and Faye smiles directly to the camera, and says, “Yes.” She turns to her left and BV repeats the question, and with … Continue reading Terrence Malick at his best & most romantic: Song to Song Review