Ready Player One is a great popcorn flick that features an array of delightful 1980’s pop culture references. Ironically – or perhaps intentionally – it also critiques the degree to which we have used pop culture to escape from reality.
A fitting metaphor for the state of Millennial lives more generally, Lady Bird is a messy mash-up of bad relationships and unhealthy attitudes toward sex. And yet, its honesty and authenticity unmasks many of those elements, forcing the ugliness of the fallen world into the open, and making some small concessions toward redemption.
Have you ever been trapped by your own selfishness? If the movie Groundhog Day poses any existential questions, I’d like to think this is the one at the heart of it.
With their backs against the wall, the story of Dunkirk guides us on the journey of a different kind of hero.
Just as the Academy, the Screen Actor’s Guild, the Golden Globes, and every bloke with a film blog has released their top tens, we figured it was time we released ours as well.
As authentic and human as it is funny, The Big Sick makes a strong case for one of the best films of the year.
In just one short week, director Rian Johnson has taken his new Star Wars film from one of the most highly anticipated films in the saga to one of the most divisive. In so doing, he has created a bold and original take on the franchise, one that sees a return to the original film’s roots in some important thematic ways.