Category Archives: Movies

A Look Back on 2017

Much can be said about 2017, not all of it good. However, it can’t be denied that the sheer number of quality movies that came out this year was impressive, and for that, we are grateful. I wanted to take … Continue reading

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The Muppet Christmas Carol and the Power of Place

I’ve said before that a great movie is one that you can revisit time and again and glean something new from it each time. The great movie that inspired this post is The Muppet Christmas Carol, the best adaptation of … Continue reading

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Logan transcends the “superhero movie”

Much has been said about Logan. Many have praised it, discussed its R-rating, and noted that it’s Hugh Jackman’s last turn as a character he’s played for the past seventeen years. The trailers for this film raised my hopes high … Continue reading

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Hunt for the Wilderpeople and Taika Waititi’s signature style

Taika Waititi has rapidly become one of those directors whose work I will go see simply because his name is attached to it. His 2014 indie horror comedy What We Do In the Shadows and his work with Flight of … Continue reading

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Horror Cinema Over the Years

I’ll be the first to brand myself a weenie when it comes to spooky stuff, but relatively recently, I’ve become more fascinated with the horror genre. I think it’s the psychological aspect of it that intrigues me. Why do we … Continue reading

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Zootopia: A return to greatness for Disney

I’ll be the first to admit that I had little to no interest in seeing Zootopia after the first and even the second trailer came debuted (a DMV run by sloths is a funny gag, but not enough to sustain … Continue reading

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Let Us Give Star-Spangled Thanks

Between Donald Trump and Burger King’s black-bunned Whopper, it can be kind of hard to find things to be thankful for on this most American of holidays. Thankfully, when I find myself in times of trouble, Captain Rogers calls to … Continue reading

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