An American Pickle; Dir. - Brandon Trost Rating - //stream it once it’s free// https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBC0pTh6GDM An American Pickle | Official Trailer | HBO Max “An American Pickle,” a time-travel farce directed by Brandon Trost and adapted from a New Yorker story by Simon Rich, marinates crisp almost-timeliness in the mild brine of nostalgia. It’s not… Continue reading An American Pickle – Double Seth Rogen Kills It In this Funny Satire.
Yes, God, Yes; Dir. -Karen Maine Rating - “It’s great” / worth adding to your collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DKqtR9tMyCM Yes, God, Yes is the directorial debut Karen Maine, and stars Natalia Dyer from Stranger Things, in the lead role. Developed from a short film that Maine planned on directing but later adapted it to feature-length, this is… Continue reading Yes, God, Yes – a Smart And Funny Exploration Of Teenage Sexuality.
Artemis Fowl; Dir. - Kenneth Branagh Rating - Horrendous. Piece. Of. Shit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl2r3Fwxz_o Disney’s Artemis Fowl | Official Trailer Artemis fowl feels like some parent gave an infant a brand new toy set featuring random action figures to play with, but the kid pooped his pants before he could finish the story, so now we… Continue reading Movie Review: Artemis Fowl – Disney Takes A Giant Shit On Beloved Book Franchise
Da 5 Bloods; Dir. - Spike Lee Rating – “It’s great” / worth adding to your collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5RDTPfsLAI Da 5 Bloods | Official Trailer | Netflix Amidst all the crazy shit happening around the world, with Netflix's Da 5 Bloods, Spike Lee has officially announced that the Oscar race for 2021 has just began. Yes,… Continue reading Movie Review: Da 5 Bloods – The Topical Spike Lee Joint That The World Needs Right Now.
The King of Staten Island; Dir. - Judd Apatow Rating - “It’s great” / worth adding to your collection. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azkVr0VUSTA The King of Staten Island - Official Trailer Judd Apatow is known for making one type of film over and over - overlong stoner comedies about overgrown man-children, and helping commercially unproven comedians become huge… Continue reading Movie Review:The King Of Staten Island – Pete Davidson shines in Apatow’s Charming Coming-of-age Dramedy.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hAL7emClFM BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC Official Trailer #1 (2020) Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, and it's sequel Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, is that rare piece of film memorabilia from the 90's that somehow has still survived in the general consciousness of moviegoers. But I wasn't alive when the first movie came out… Continue reading Why Bill And Ted Returning Has Me Excited.
Scoob!; Dir - Tony Cervone Rating - //stream it once it’s free// (Or you know, purchase on VOD for your kids!) Scoob! is set on it's way to create history one way or another. It is the first movie set for a theatrical release, to completely skip theaters and release on digital VOD due too… Continue reading Movie Review: Scoob! – It’s a shame that this childish delight has to skip THEATERS.
Ellie Chu tells the audience right up in the opening sequence of the film - "This is not a love story", à la the narrator in '500 Days of Summer'. And just like '500 Days of Summer', 'The Half of it' subverts all genre conventions and tropes that people have come to expect, while still… Continue reading How The Half of It defies Its Genre CONVENTIONS
https://youtu.be/9j5QL3FtD24 Anatomy of a Scene - The Lighthouse The Lighthouse is one of my favorite films from last year, if not my favorite. So, today I wanna look at a scene from The Lighthouse that in my opinion, is the perfect example of how to build and release tension in a single scene without any… Continue reading The Lighthouse – How to build and release tension in a single scene?