Straight Outta Compton Review

The film Straight Outta Compton documents the less than humble beginnings for the revolutionary rap group N.W.A. that hit the scene in the late eighties. We get some good background on the key members of N.W.A. and how their lives reflected the songs they wrote. We follow the band on their road to success, as well as their subsequent fall from fame. The first half … Continue reading Straight Outta Compton Review

Ex Machina Review

Since its release, I’ve been told by countless people to go watch Ex Machina. That it’s this groundbreaking film about A.I. that has a lot of surprising twists and turns. Naturally, I was excited to see it. And after watching Ex Machina, I liked it! Just, not as much as everyone else seems to. Ex Machina stars Domhnall Gleeson as Caleb Smith, a programmer who … Continue reading Ex Machina Review

A Monster Calls Review

A Monster Calls was probably my most anticipated movie coming into the 2017 year. It looked like a fantastic concept, full of cool effects and a great list of actors and actresses. In particular Sigourney Weaver, who gives a good performance in even the worst of her roles. After seeing A Monster Calls, I was completely blown away. The story, the acting, the visuals, eveything, was … Continue reading A Monster Calls Review

The Hateful Eight Review

I have always been a big fan of Quentin Tarantino. Not only is his visual style unique, but the dialogue of his characters is always so different from what your’e used to seeing in a movie. His characters will often sit around and talk small talk forever, yet I am so caught up in the amusing dialogue that I really enjoy it. That isn’t something every … Continue reading The Hateful Eight Review

The Big Short Review

One film I had the pleasure of viewing recently is The Big Short. The Big Short stars Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, and many others as a bunch economists who predicted the housing market crash of 2007-2008. So to their benefit, each decides to bet large sums of money against the housing market and make millions of dollars. The film follows each of these characters separately, giving … Continue reading The Big Short Review

74th Golden Globe Predictions

Starting off the new year we have the 74th annual Golden Globes award show. I often both disagree and dislike these award shows. I feel that a lot of their choices for the best films are not very good ones. They often snub films and pander to widely released films without much regards to independent filmmakers. However I cannot deny the effect that they have … Continue reading 74th Golden Globe Predictions