Often incomprehensible, constantly jarring and unexplainably insane. Issa good time. House is one of those movies where it doesn’t matter what it’s about. It’s a movie not to be so … Continue reading House (1977)- QUICK REVIEW
Disney, the media juggernaut determined to purchase, retool and reboot every known intellectual property under the sun, is currently entangled in the unfortunate trend of turning their beloved classic animated … Continue reading Cruella – REVIEW
2021 really seems to be an eventful year for Zack Snyder. The polarizing, visual-heavy director kicked off the year with the release of his fabled “Snyder Cut” of the Justice … Continue reading Army of the Dead – REVIEW
I have a particular soft spot for the parody genre of the 70s and 80s. Films like Airplane! and Spaceballs were huge parts of my childhood, shaping much of my … Continue reading Top Secret – QUICK REVIEW
I couldn’t have been the only one who was a little bit surprised when A Quiet Place burst into the over-saturated horror market way back in 2018. Directed by The … Continue reading A Quiet Place Part II – REVIEW
(AUTHOR’S NOTE: These quick reviews will NOT replace the full reviews with cocktails. These will coincide with the full reviews when my work outside the blog really piles on so … Continue reading The Killing of Two Lovers – QUICK REVIEW
Being a writer that discusses both movies and alcohol, I occasionally find myself in a bit of a moral predicament. Drinking is a double edged sword; it’s exciting and liberating … Continue reading Another Round – REVIEW
A24 and “elevated horror”, one of my favorite movie blends. In my mind, the distribution and production company A24 has brought us some of the best horror films of the … Continue reading Saint Maud – REVIEW
Video game movies SUCK (most of the time). Video games are one of those tricky mediums to adapt to film because 9 times out of 10, the enjoyment doesn’t necessarily … Continue reading Mortal Kombat (2021) – REVIEW
After an insane year filled with films being delayed or pushed from theaters to streaming services, we are only a few days away from the event that ultimately means everything … Continue reading 2021 Oscar Predictions
Zack Snyder is one of the most polarizing big-budget directors working today. You either love him for his heavy visual effects, grimdark storytelling and muted color palettes, or you dislike … Continue reading Zack Snyder’s Justice League – REVIEW
Sometimes movies don’t have to be all explosions and gunfire to really get the anxiety going. Sometimes it’s the tiniest of relatable moments that puts our stomach in knots. Seeing … Continue reading Minari – REVIEW
Big monkey punch big lizard. Big lizard punch big monkey. If this doesn’t sound like your thing, turn around right now. Like most young boys I was fascinated by anything … Continue reading Godzilla vs. Kong – REVIEW
Before we get into the review, a little story: Back in college I was lucky enough to attend a seminar hosted by Sundance. The panel focused on finding funding for … Continue reading The Wolf of Snow Hollow – REVIEW
2020 was an odd year for many reasons. When it comes to the realm of movies, the weirdest feeling for those who crave the annual big blockbusters is the complete … Continue reading Wonder Woman 1984 – REVIEW
A femme fatal, rape revenge story? The perfect opportunity to give my straight, pastey white opinion! Promising Young Woman is the directorial debut of Emerald Fennell that follows Cassandra, a … Continue reading Promising Young Woman – REVIEW
What a weird year for movies 2020 has been. It started off so well, with my favorite film of 2019 (and possibly of all time) Parasite, cleaning house at the … Continue reading The BEST and WORST Films of 2020
Is it too soon to say this is my favorite movie of all time? I just can’t remember the last time a movie made me feel this way. After the … Continue reading Parasite-REVIEW
Every household that actively celebrates Christmas seems to have that one film that you can anticipate having on the television nearly 24/7 as the holiday grows closer and closer. At … Continue reading National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation-REVIEW
When it comes to the Rankin/Bass library of television Christmas movies, the most prominent specials that come to mind are the likes of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Little Drummer … Continue reading The Year Without a Santa Claus-REVIEW
It’s that time of year again where we unearth the age old discussion: Is Die Hard a Christmas movie? Perhaps a bigger debate than “is there life after death?” or … Continue reading Die Hard-REVIEW
TIRED: This movie is about being yourself and embracing what makes you different. WIRED: This movie is about how society will only accept you once your usefulness becomes apparent and … Continue reading Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer-REVIEW
A ridiculous and surprisingly adult adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic.
Only in the 90s could you market a movie about killing a man, wearing his clothes, and then proceeding to assume his identity and takeover his business operations for kids. … Continue reading The Santa Clause-REVIEW
A holiday classic that I consider to be the definitive Thanksgiving film.
In this crazy world we called America, we’re taught that the successful earned their keep by hard work, grit and determination. Surely there’s nothing deeper to look into about it, … Continue reading Bad Education-REVIEW
Back in 2017, I attended my first prominent film festival, the Savannah Film Festival in Savannah, Georgia. For the first time I ever, I was getting to see big-time films … Continue reading Call Me by Your Name-REVIEW
I’ve never read the novel the film is based on, but it must be nothing short of phenomenal based on how many times this film has been made. The film … Continue reading Little Women-REVIEW
I have a bit of a pondering question to ask. I don’t want to get too deep because God knows I have the emotional depth of a dried-out puddle, but … Continue reading The Farewell-REVIEW
The American Dream is a concept clouded by a mix of experiences and testimonies. A clear cut road for some, but for others the American Dream remains just as tangible … Continue reading First Cow-REVIEW
It’s almost kind of scary how much power the internet holds. It’s a tool most of us use everyday, but I don’t think we’ve scratched the surface on just the … Continue reading Feels Good Man-REVIEW
An artistic introspective into the early life of a talented but controversial actor.
If there was a horror film that perfectly embodied the spirit and aesthetic of the Halloween season (that isn’t called Trick ‘r Treat), it may very well be the aptly … Continue reading Halloween-REVIEW
The 1976 adaptation of the Stephen King debut novel of the same name.
I touched upon the idea of horror remakes previously in my The Invisible Man (2020) review, where I gave the not-so controversial opinion that these remakes are typical dog doodoo … Continue reading IT: Chapter 1 and 2-REVIEW
Slow burn horror is a bit of an under appreciated piece of film. Often criticized as “boring” or “not scary”, it takes a viewer willing to allow a film to … Continue reading The Witch-REVIEW
Ugh. Whenever I talk about films that make people not respect the horror genre, this is the kind of movie I’m talking about. Just an unoriginal, poorly written, poorly acted … Continue reading Amusement-REVIEW
A classic story about a bunch of asshole humans and a shark that did nothing wrong.
What do you want me to say? It’s The Shining. Based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, and disliked by said author for straying too far from … Continue reading The Shining -REVIEW
A horror movie classic, long lauded as “the scariest movie of all time”.
A horror film with grief and ghosts!
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A major studio remaking one of their older properties? Their intention certainly isn’t invisible. … If I haven’t driven you away yet, you may be happy to hear that this … Continue reading The Invisible Man (2020)-REVIEW
What a crossover. Spider-Man, Batman, and Pennywise the Clown all in the same movie. Take my money Netflix! (Just kidding, I don’t pay for Netflix) The Devil All the Time … Continue reading The Devil All the Time-REVIEW
A boring, laughable erotic thriller, but we have a drinking game to help you get through it!
A vibrant family drama about parental pressure, drug addiction and acceptance.
Rian Johnson’s comical take on the murder mysteries of old.
Unpopular opinion: Divorce sucks. Sure, there are those rare cases where divorce makes the most sense and can even save lives to an extent, but usually its a draining, humiliating … Continue reading Marriage Story-REVIEW