La La Land (2016): 10 out of 10

A modern day musical, an all-star cast of two, and fourteen Oscar nominations; Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) gives us all this and more as he directs his third film with the amazing chemistry between frontrunners Emma…

What Makes a Film ‘Great’?

Every year, a new batch of films arrives to replace the previous year's hits or misses which either solidifies or loosens the previous-previous year’s grasp of memorable films while also loosening the previous-previous-previous hold year’s…

Film: Moving Moments

Outside of a script’s capacity to make audiences feel a certain way, the ability of an actor to express emotion bring the second most important element to a film. Imagine a dramatic scene. There is…

Streaming and You: 1920s Films

With the plethora of movies we have today, it’s hard to believe that filmmaking is a relatively new art that began just more than a century ago. The first movies—black and white, soundless, and usually…