Review: Orphan: First Kill Brings More Violence & Another Unexpected Plot Twist to Esther’s Legacy

In 2009, Jaume Collet-Serra directed the David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick written screenplay Orphan starring Isabelle Fuhrman, Vera Farmiga, and Peter Sarsgaard. The premise seemed straight forward. After suffering a miscarriage, Kate and John (Farmiga and Sarsgaard) decided they still wanted to expand their family and adopted a cherubic 9-year-old named Esther […]

Review: Jordan Peele’s ‘Nope’ Uses Alien Life to Mirror Hollywood’s Consumption of Spectacle

This review contains spoilers.Jordan Peele’s third written and directed studio film Nope was a triumphant success over its opening weekend ranking in an estimated $44 million at the box office, but that’s no surprise. Since his directorial debut with Get Out in 2017, which earned him an Oscar for Best […]