Directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda and starring Andrew Garfield, tick, tick…BOOM! is one of the best films of the year.
Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast is an achingly brilliant masterpiece with so many angles to take on and exquisite performances throughout.
Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School is an underrated gem full of fun characters and friendships. It’s perfect for a spooky season movie night with the whole family.
Muppets Haunted Mansion is both delightfully farcical and unsurprisingly leaves us with the kind of beautiful message self-reflective Muppets deliver best.
Netflix’s Afterlife of the Party is surprisingly emotional, proving that whatever you think staring at its poster, it will be the polar opposite. I’m not entirely sure what I expected … Continue Reading Netflix’s ‘Afterlife of the Party’ is Unexpectedly Emotional and Warm
No Jungle Cruise is not a mindblowing masterpiece by any means, but there is so much infectious joy all throughout, it made the movie utterly great. And perhaps that is … Continue Reading Disney’s ‘Jungle Cruise’ is Great Because Real Joy is Infectious
Gunpowder Milkshake intricately balances warmth and nerdy girl power landing itself on the list of the kind of film energy we could all channel this summer. Navot Papushado’s directed feature … Continue Reading ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ Intricately Balances Warmth and Nerdy Girl Power
In the Heights isn’t a perfect film, but it’s a beautiful one nevertheless, and it’s the celebration of homecoming, which can easily translate off-screen to anyone who’s ever felt out … Continue Reading ‘In the Heights’ and the Celebration of Homecoming: A Roundtable
A Quiet Place will always be one of the most shocking films for me as a non-horror aficionado because I never expected to love it as much as I do. I’ve … Continue Reading ‘A Quiet Place II’ Screams Through Powerful Sequences
I can’t help but think of a few things that would have made Cruella stronger as a film, one of them being Disney not shying away from really digging into … Continue Reading ‘Cruella’ is Far From a Perfect Film, but it’s Stunning, No Less
Netflix’s Dolly Parton: A MusiCares Tribute is out now and the only problem is, it is 55 minutes too short, but then again, when Dolly Parton is involved, nothing is … Continue Reading Where There’s A Celebration for Dolly Parton, That’s Where We’ll Be
Trigger Warning: This article will mention rape and sexual assault. If this isn’t something you are comfortable reading about, please do not proceed further. Promising Young Woman is not an easy … Continue Reading ‘Promising Young Woman’: The Exploration of Trauma
Back in March 2017, Zack Snyder had stated that Cyborg’s “story is in a lot of the ways the heart of the movie.” Fast forward to November of that year, … Continue Reading Scene Breakdown: Cyborg’s Story in Zack Snyder’s Justice League “Something Darker”
Sometimes as a Christian, it’s hard to watch faith-centered media because it focuses too often on just quoting the Bible. I’ve also never been to church camp. I’ve never sat … Continue Reading A Week Away’s Rendition of “God Only Knows” Makes the Film Beautiful
‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean’ is a Testament to Girls and the Importance of Following Their Dreams
The first installment of the trilogy, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before was a stunning testament to vulnerability and reminding viewers of the fact that we can continue going in this … Continue Reading ‘To All the Boys: Always and Forever, Lara Jean’ is a Testament to Girls and the Importance of Following Their Dreams
‘Malcolm and Marie’ is a Film About Films and Criticism, but It’s Also a Film About Human Complexities
I don’t necessarily know what I expected going into Malcolm and Marie but I remember thinking the film will certainly feature some of the best performances of the year and … Continue Reading ‘Malcolm and Marie’ is a Film About Films and Criticism, but It’s Also a Film About Human Complexities