Ghost in the Shell: An Unwarranted Controversy(?)

DISCLAIMER: This is not a plea to continue whitewashing and we are in no way celebrating intolerance. This is not a piece to be used to further hateful rhetoric. This week, the American live-action adaptation of Ghost in the Shell hits the big screen and lots of great vitriol has come out about the casting of Scarlett … Continue reading Ghost in the Shell: An Unwarranted Controversy(?)

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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

Essential Viewings for November – December

The fall/winter film season is finally here! After a disappointing summer season, we're finally in the "prestige" film months, and get to see the films that studios have been hiding all year. We're especially excited because there's not only Oscar contenders coming up, but some of the most popular festival films ever to grace the silver screen. From Manchester … Continue reading Essential Viewings for November – December