An Audacious Flop: In Defense of A Cure For Wellness

The most audacious mainstream film since last year's Batman v Superman is Gore Verbinski's new modern nightmare, A Cure for Wellness . It is tough believe a studio put up 40 million dollars for a film such as this. Yet, I've seen it, it surely exists, and I sure am happy it does. Essentially, director Gore Verbinski, known … Continue reading An Audacious Flop: In Defense of A Cure For Wellness

Isolation & Violence: The World of John Wick

I had the weirdest emotional response to John Wick: Chapter 2, a spiraling symphony of violence and vengeance. Sitting in a crowded theatre by myself is something I've grown accustomed to and usually I'm more hopeful and excited about the films I see alone. However, this sense of glee and optimism soon faded. There was this potent feeling of … Continue reading Isolation & Violence: The World of John Wick

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