The Boys Proves a Superhero Show is Not Above Handling Series Issues and Delivering Stunning Performances

The Boys Season 3 Review – Best Season Yet? The Boys is quickly climbing the Amazon prime Video charts, the dark comedy based on the comic series of the same name by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson. The series was adapted for TV and premiered on Prime Video on July 27th, 2019, quickly setting itself… Read More

Where The Crawdads Sing is a Film for Women- and Critics are Forgetting That

Where The Crawdads Sing Where The Crawdads Sing is nothing special. It’s a film revolving around abandonment, judgment, and resilience. Something only certain audiences will relate to.  Much like the North Carolina Marsh where the film takes place, Where The Crawdads Sing is much more than what some may categorize the film to be at… Read More

The Black Phone: A New Horror Classic; Or Another Blumhouse Failure

The Black Phone Is Another Blumhouse Failure The latest from horror staple Blumhouse Productions and Sinister director Scott Derrickson proves you can harness all the typical horror elements and still end up with a pretty underwhelming film. The film stars child actors Mason Thames and Madeleine McGraw as Finney and Gwen Blake who are both… Read More

Stranger Things Season 4 Vol. 2 Gives Fans the Climactic Battle They’ve Been Building to, and Sets the Stage for Season 5

Stranger Things Season 4 Vol. 2 Review Starting off July with Metallica, mind fighting, and major character moments, season 4 Vol. 2 of Stranger Things proved to be an epic finale but one that has the fanbase very divided.  At the end of Vol. 1, we found our heroes about to face off against Vecna… Read More

Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis is so Much More Than a Dedication to The Legendary Rock Singer

Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Review Baz Luhrmann has given us plenty of stories derived from glitz and glamour but cemented in tragedy and loss from Romeo + Juliet to Moulin Rouge. Now he’s compartmentalizing the story of the king of rock and roll with his signature style in Elvis. Starring breakout newcomer Austin Butler as the… Read More

Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 1 is the Series’ Best Yet

Stranger Things Season Four (Part 1) Review Since its premiere in 2016 Stranger Things shocked and impressed audiences with its captivating world, engaging storytelling, and of course- 80s nostalgia.  Now back for its fourth season, this (initially) small-budget indie Netflix show turned cultural phenomenon proves to be so much more than the show with scary… Read More

Hustle Review- A Far Cry Away From Uncut Gems

Hustle Review- A far cry away from Uncut Gems Hustle premiered on Netflix on June 8th 2022, starring Adam Sandler, Juancho Hernangomez, Anthony Edwards, Ben Foster and Queen Latifah. People either hate or love Adam Sandler and before I get into my feelings about this movie, I want you to know I am undoubtedly an Adam… Read More

Lightyear Imagines a Bland, Oversaturated Origin Story for One of Pixar’s Most Iconic Heroes.

Lightyear Review TLDR: Bland For its last three films, Pixar has focused on original concepts much to the delight of fans. Soul, Luca, and Turning Red all explored raw, human emotions through realistic and compelling characters that told stories about the growing pains we all face.  Now, Pixar is diving back into nostalgic territory with… Read More

Men Sends Important Messages- in the Most Disturbing Way Possible

Men Isn’t for Feminists, nor the Faint of Heart The latest A24 horror film proves to be a standout but not in the way its creators most likely wanted it to be.  The film is directed by Alex Garland known for experimental horror and psychological thriller films Annihilation and Ex Machina. Men is his latest attempt to convey ideas of grief,… Read More

Candy Stands Out as Hulu’s Best True Crime Series Yet

Jessica Biel Takes Audiences Inside the Twisted Mind of a Cheating Wife and a Killer From The Dropout to The Girl From Plainville Hulu has delivered a variety of female-centric true crime shows usually with a memorable actress at the forefront. Amanda Seyfried disappeared into corrupt CEO Elizabeth Holmes in The Dropout while Elle Fanning… Read More

The Girl From Plainville Shows Two Sides to a Captivating True-Crime Story

The Girl From Plainville is Part of Hulu’s Ever-Growing True Crime Catalog. What Does it Add to the Story of Michelle Carter? Hulu’s recent surge of true-crime series has hooked many audiences and delivered fresh perspectives on these well-known stories. One of their more recent explorations The Girl From Plainville tells the shocking tale of Michelle… Read More

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Propels The MCU into a New Exciting Direction

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Review Director Sam Raimi, most known for directing the iconic Tobey MacGuire Spider-Man trilogy has finally returned his signature style to superhero films with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. The film is the second Doctor Strange film and the 5th film and Phase 4 of the… Read More

Captive Audience Retells a Fascinating Story for the True Crime Generation

The Story of Two Brothers; One a Hero, One a Murderer Hulu’s new 3-part docuseries Captive Audience premiered Thursday, April 21st, and has given a whole new perspective to a story the world thought they knew.  Following the notorious Stayner family, Captive Audience aims to illustrate the ruthless tendencies of the media in the face… Read More

The Dropout Explores the Story of Theranos Through a Multitude of Lenses

Review: The Dropout, on Hulu Hulu recently premiered its final episode of The Dropout, the 8 episode mini-series following the story of notorious medical mogul Elizabeth Holmes.  The show first premiered back in March with its first three episodes being released first and centering around the young Elizabeth played by Academy Award-winning actress Amanda Seyfried. … Read More

Netflix’s Human Resources Balances an Emotional Core Aside Raunchy Humor

Human Resources Balances an Emotional Core Aside Raunchy Humor Netflix’s Adult Animated comedy Big Mouth announced that it would be receiving a spin-off exploring the world of the creatures that help us discover our humanity. Created by the same team for Big Mouth (Nick Kroll, Andrew Goldberg, Jennifer Flackett, and Mark Levin) with the addition of Kelly Galuska Human Resources just… Read More

Miraculous Season 4 Review: What’s Next For Paris’s Favorite Superheroes

Miraculous 4th Season Concludes With The Heroes’ Most Daunting Challenge Yet It’s not likely a cartoon comes around and has the ability to send an entire fandom into an emotional whirlwind, especially a cartoon with such cringe-worthy dialogue and a plot that relies on coincidence and the blindness of other characters-and yet Miraculous has done it… Read More

Turning Red and The Future of Coming-of-Age Animated Films

Is Turning Red a new Pixar classic or a forgettable, overly energetic attempt at broader story-telling?  Pixar’s newest film Turning Red directed by Domee Shi who also directed the tear-jerking Pixar short Bao has just hit Disney+ this past Friday.  The story transports audiences to Toronto in 2002 following the escapades of 13-year-old Meilin Lee (Rosalie… Read More

Matt Reeve’s The Batman Gives Fans The Batman Story They’ve been Waiting For

The Batman Serves as Another Comeback For the DC Franchise WarnerBrother’s DC franchise has faced critical backlash since 2013’s Man of Steel through Joss Whedon’s Justice League in 2017. With the announcement of Matt Reeves’s The Batman during the same year DC fans lost hope with Justice League, the future was uncertain for this dying… Read More

Euphoria season 2 Experiments With Non-Linear Storytelling-and Kinda Fails

Euphoria Season Two Was Definitely Shocking, But Was it as Good as Season One? HBO’s emmy-award-winning teen drama Euphoria concluded its second season yesterday with its finale episode featuring crucial events that are indefinitely going to shape the next season and from on-screen and off.  Euphoria stars Zendaya as Rue Bennett, a teenager battling addiction. The… Read More

Julia Garner Wasn’t Enough to Keep Me from Turning Off the Pilot of Inventing Anna

I Turned Off the Pilot of Inventing Anna As an avid Ozark fan, I am obsessed with everything Emmy award-winning actress Julia Garner stars in. I’ve actually been watching her unknowingly since I first saw one of my favorite movies, Stephen Chbosky’s The Perks Of Being A Wallflower where Garner was on screen for literally… Read More

The Fallout Grapples With Loss, Love, and Healing- But is it Properly Executed?

Megan Park’s The Fallout Review The Secret Life of The American Teenager’s Megan Park’s directorial debut, The Fallout was just released last week on HBOMax, a new gen-z centered film starring Jenna Ortega of Disney’s Stuck In The Middle and Netflix’s You and Maddie Ziegler of Dance Moms. The film depicts the two girl’s budding… Read More

Ozark Season 4 Part 1 Review-Is It Worth The Watch?

Ozark Season 4, Part 1 Review Netflix’s Emmy-award-winning drama Ozark premiered part one of its season four series finale just a couple of weeks ago and fans are already ready for what’s next. The series follows the Byrde family, consisting of wicked smart and level-headed Marty(Jason Bateman), cunning and manipulative Wendy (Laura Linney), emotionally driven… Read More

Spider-Man: No Way Home Delivers on an Action-Packed, Mind-Bending Adventure

Marvel’s Latest Feature is Shocking Audiences and Filling Spider-Man Fans Hearts with Glee.   The recent MCU installment Spider-Man: No Way Home hit theaters almost a week before Christmas and critics and audiences have been going insane over the film’s world building, character development, and tongue and cheek twists and turns. The film follows our… Read More

The West Side Story Remake is Here-and it’s Light Years Better Than The Original

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story More Than Stands Up To The Original Award-winning director Steven Spielberg’s first musical movie West Side Story goes above and beyond its predecessor with beautiful vocals, extraordinarily well-choreographed numbers, and intense focus on the story’s key message.  The original West Side Story premiered in 1957 winning best picture at the… Read More

Disney’s Encanto Movie Review

Just in time for Thanksgiving comes Walt Disney Animated Studios’ 60th film Encanto. Transporting the audience to Colombia, the film follows the story of Mirabel Madrigal and her extraordinary family who were blessed with a lively house and magical gifts…well except for Mirabel.  The film’s premise is like other Disney films we’ve seen-essentially a protagonist… Read More

Edgar Wright Delivers First Experimental Horror/Thriller: Last Night In Soho

Acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s first experimentation in horror Last Night In Soho comes with a delightful 60s soundtrack as well as astounding cinematography-including a continuous shot where two actresses are switched out while dancing with another cast member. Unfortunately, the film missteps with its messy pacing, mixed messages on a very relevant and sensitive topic,… Read More