‘May December’ Review: An Unsettling Story & Compelling Performances

Todd Haynes’ May December makes you feel uncomfortable from the moment it starts with its ominous score in the background. Haynes reunites with composer Marcelo Zarvos (Dark Waters) and actress Julianne Moore (Far from Heaven, Safe) in the new Netflix film which depicts a predatory relationship 20 years later. We […]

Review: ‘The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes’ (Spoiler-Free)

The Hunger Games prequel film is finally here with The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes which premiered in theaters November 17th. The film is set 64 years before Katniss Everdeen volunteered as tribute, and decades before Coriolanus Snow became the tyrannical President of Panem. With his livelihood threatened, Snow […]

Movie Review: Eli Roth’s ‘Thanksgiving’ Checks Off All the Boxes for A Deliciously Gory Slasher

The following is a spoiler-free review*Slasher films are a very niche subgenre of horror that if done correctly can solidify them in the horror hall of fame. Writer and director Eli Roth has imprinted himself in the horror community with his unique style of storytelling. His previous works include his […]

Movie Review: It Goes from Bad to Worse in the Emotionally Gripping Survival Flick ‘Nowhere’

Survival films can get stale quickly. It’s difficult as a viewer to be enthralled in a yet another concept that places someone in unimaginable circumstances that leaves them stranded fighting for their life. What the newly released Netflix film Nowhere does well is take the concept and pair it with […]

Movie Review: ‘Saw X’ Dives Deep into John Kramer’s Psyche in The Bloody New Installment of The Franchise

I remember seeing Saw for the first time. My family and I got it as a Blockbuster rental because the concept of two strangers waking up in a decrepit bathroom with no knowledge of how they got there was very intriguing. After seeing Saw in 2004 I would have never […]

Movie Review: ‘Strays’ Comically Takes Viewers Inside a Dog’s Mind Set on Revenge

I’m a cat person through and through, but the lore of dogs on screen has always been fascinating. While cats are deemed as cold-hearted and devious creatures, dogs are often portrayed as simple-minded happy-go-lucky man’s (or woman’s) best friend, but what happens when man abuses, torments, and neglects that BFF? […]

Movie Review: ‘Barbie’ Goes Beyond the Perfect Plastic Pink World and Shines Light on What Womanhood Means Today

The world of Mattel’s iconic fashion doll Barbie comes to life in a new way thanks to Academy Award nominee Greta Gerwig (Little Women, Lady Bird) who directed the highly anticipated Barbie movie co-written by herself and Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach (White Noise, Marriage Story). Early previews for […]

Movie Review: ‘Insidious: The Red Door’ Delivers Fulfilling & Frightening Conclusion To The Lambert Family Story

Insidious: The Red Door Movie Review We were first introduced to the Lambert family and their supernatural hauntings in 2010’s Insidious followed by the 2013 sequel, Insidious: Chapter 2, both of which were directed by James Wan (Saw, The Conjuring, The Conjuring 2). Insidious centered on Josh (Patrick Wilson) and […]