Knives Out: Review

By Matthew Simmons Rian Johnson has steadily been working up as one of the best working directors today. Films like BRICK and LOOPER showcased the director’s keen attention to detail, while STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI proved that Johnson can easily bring that same depth to a beloved franchise. Before Johnson reportedly travels back to that galaxy far, far away, he takes on the murder … Continue reading Knives Out: Review

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Doctor Sleep: Review

By Matthew Simmons As the Halloween season ends, filmgoers will have one last chance to experience scares in theaters next weekend with the release of DOCTOR SLEEP.  Serving both as an adaptation of Stephen King’s novel as well as a sequel Stanley Kubrick’s 1980 classic THE SHINING, the film follows an adult Dan Torrance (Ewan McGregor) as he struggles with sobriety and the trauma he … Continue reading Doctor Sleep: Review

Review: The Umbrella Academy

By Anastasia Scott Do you love superheroes? Do you love emotionally constipated characters? Do you love over the top comic aesthetics? Are you still in your angsty phase of loving My Chemical Romance/Gerard Way? And lastly, do you love amazing soundtrack? If you’ve answered yes to any of the following questions, put Netflix’s Umbrella Academy on your watch list. Umbrella Academy is a Netflix original … Continue reading Review: The Umbrella Academy

Review: Guacamelee! 2

By Angelo Auriemma The original Guacamelee! is Juan of my favorite metroidvania games – a smart, charming, and funny experience that made a lasting impact on me for its gorgeous art design, often underrepresented Mexican setting, and its colorful, irreverent humor. The game didn’t take itself seriously, and I loved that. It possessed a fun, energetic temperament, setting it apart from the grim and downbeat … Continue reading Review: Guacamelee! 2

Review: Florence

By: Angelo Auriemma God of War and Red Dead Redemption 2 are my two favorite games of 2018. Both feature lengthy, dialogue-heavy campaigns accompanied with explosive and motivated uses of violence to explore the darker sides of humanity and what it takes to achieve redemption for your past, horrific deeds. While both of these titles have rightfully garnered universal acclaim and commercial success, two other … Continue reading Review: Florence

Review: Aquaman

By Tiara Spells 2017 was a strange year for the DCEU. The Summer’s Wonder Woman was hugely successful, making over $800 million dollars worldwide, women and girls all over the world dressed as Diana Prince for Halloween, and even for myself I remember bursting in to watch it because seeing a woman be strong, heroic, and fierce was something that was so overwhelming that it … Continue reading Review: Aquaman