Gloriously Inglourious

“Inglourious Basterds” (2009) is everything you would expect out of a Quentin Tarantino film: gory, macabrely comedic and intricately crafted.  The story begins on a French dairy farm, with three ominous, black, Schutzstaffel or SS,…

The Lighthouse: A Modern Lovecraft

From director Robert Eggers comes what is easily one of the most anticipated films of the year. “The Lighthouse” is simply a marvel in filmmaking. The movie echoes the works of H.P. Lovecraft, the German…

El Camino

“Yeah science, bitch!” Specifically, chemistry, and not the type they teach you in CHEM 125. “Breaking Bad,” the five-season hit TV crime drama just got a glorious two-hour movie tying up the story of one…

Gemini Man

Will Smith has certainly had an interesting career. He clearly has charm and talent, but he always deliberately boxes himself into roles where he’s a generic good guy. His name is still a huge box…

Movie Review: Joker

We’ve seen the Joker grace the screen many times before, and each take on the character is etched in our memories. From the overtly insane Jack Nicholson to the wonderfully sickening embodiment of anarchy that…

Rambo: Last Blood

Over 35 years after the release of “First Blood,” the Rambo franchise has reached its conclusion with the satisfyingly titled “Rambo: Last Blood.” For decades now, Sylvester Stallone has carried the “Rocky” and “Rambo” franchises…

Yesterday

While summers are usually filled with big budget blockbusters, independent films often go unnoticed and forgotten. Yet, this summer’s sleeper hit “Yesterday” has managed to stick with me, months after its release. As a huge…

Movie Review: The Lion King

“The king has returned.” Rafiki’s voice, though raspy and old, rings in my mind like asweet melody. Memories rush in at the slightest mention of Simba, Mufasa or the Pride Lands; memories of elementary school summer…