It: Chapter Two

“It” (2017), directed by Andy Muschietti, took theaters by storm upon its initial release. “It” managed to break into mainstream media and became a cultural phenomenon. Now, after two long years, “It Chapter Two” has…

Once Upon a Tarantino

Right off the bat, I must disclose one thing: I am an absolute fan of the 1960s. This was a time of change for the U.S. and in turn, Hollywood and pop culture. The mid-to-late…

Avengers Endgame

It was the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), a 22-film franchise starting with “Iron Man”over a decade ago, that helped transform comic book movies into what they are today. For years Marvel has been building to…

Strangelove Screening

On Monday, February 18, the NJIT Conference on Nuclear Weapons-Free World hosted a screening of the Stanley Kubrick classic “Doctor Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb”. The event was…

Mary Poppins Returns

Some sequels live up to their predecessors—can you imagine that? Some sequels even have soundtracks as memorable as the original. Can you imagine that?  “Mary Poppins Returns”, the long-awaited sequel to Walt Disney’s 1964 crowning…

Full Metal Jacket & Requiem For a Dream

Movies are the conglomeration of the director’s ideal frames and sounds stitched together to form what they consider a work of art. While some want to leave the audience with a chuckle to remember, others…

Movie Review: Blade Runner 2049

“I didn’t want it to end”. These were the words heard throughout the crowd in a local AMC theater.  Everyone was leaning forward on the creaky seats, waiting and hoping for more.  Blade Runner 2049…