Movies

Truth or Dare Review

If there exists a world in which I can say, with a straight face, that Truth or Dare is a good movie, this certainly is not it. After all, despite Blumhouse’s recent attempt to position itself as some kind of prestige distrib...


What Ready Player One Could Learn from The Lego Movie

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline takes place in a dystopian future, where the population of Earth spends all of its time in a virtual reality game called the OASIS.  The game developer who created the OASIS, James Halliday, d...


Pacific Rim: Uprising is a Model For Fun Blockbusters

Pacific Rim: Uprising is an absolute blast of a film in the way only giant robots squaring off against other giant robots and even larger alien monsters can be. It’s rare for a larger-than-life action blockbuster to really im...



Are Stingers Still Fun?

I had a lot of fun at the movies last year. Truly, 2017 was packed with fun, excitement, drama, and perhaps most surprisingly: deep thought. More than in years past, I found myself drawn back to the silver screen by interesting...


Please Take Away My Goddamn MoviePass: Death Wish

Any number of critics can tell you all about the numerous failings of Eli Roth’s Death Wish reboot. A phoned-in performance from Bruce Willis, bland action sequences, poor cinematography, a script so far in the toilet you may...