Romance with a Twist: West of Her Review

There exists an ever present pull within the independent film world to reach far beyond one's grasp. This is no secret. In fact, it's led to some of the finest debuts in cinema history; The 400 Blows (Truffaut), The Evil Dead (Raimi), El Mariachi (Rodriguez). But while it can yield fruitful rewards, it's also extremely … Continue reading Romance with a Twist: West of Her Review

6 Reasons Why Suicide Squad is Destined to Succeed

The 2016 summer season is coming to an end and a couple of weeks ago I started seeing numerous articles saying, "the summer box office was in disarray". I let out a slight sigh and thought to myself, "Finding Dory and Pets are going to be really good and we still have Bourne and Suicide … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Suicide Squad is Destined to Succeed

The Confused Superficiality of The Neon Demon

It's always a moment of excitement/horror when I notice a new Nicolas Winding Refn film is playing nearby. I embraced his work on Bronson, a hyperkinetic, rage fueled, Clockwork Orange inspired weird-fest. I think Drive is one of the most overrated films of the past ten years and I often half-jokingly describe Only God Forgives as “the best comedy … Continue reading The Confused Superficiality of The Neon Demon

A Horror Film As Original As It’s Title: The Darkness Review

I fancy myself somewhat of a horror buff, so it came as a surprise that a mainstream horror film like The Darkness managed to creep up into theaters without me realizing it. The Darkness seems like one of those scripts that looked good on paper but once it finished filming, Blumhouse Productions realized just how similar … Continue reading A Horror Film As Original As It’s Title: The Darkness Review

The Marvel Cinematic Universe: Ranked from Meh to Best

For the first time ever in modern history, people are excited for something that holds the term Civil War. Marvel Studios have revolutionized not only comic book films, but the film industry as a whole.  Love them or hate them, you have to respect that they succeeded in bringing a (almost) coherent universe to the screen and … Continue reading The Marvel Cinematic Universe: Ranked from Meh to Best