List: 5 Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

By Troi Watts What’s more romantic than a movie night? Whether you’re single, dating, or happily married, Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to sit back and watch movies. Not sure what to watch? Here are some suggestions! 5. Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) This action-packed film may not be the most obvious choice for a Valentine’s Day movie, but it is a great combination … Continue reading List: 5 Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

List: Top 5 Films of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

By Kyle Wooldridge This year, I was fortunate enough to go to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah with our Executive Producer, Brandon Kratkoczki. While we were there, we told ourselves that it was just a vacation, that we weren’t going to do much work for the Reel Deal so we could enjoy ourselves. Naturally, that didn’t work too well, because I … Continue reading List: Top 5 Films of the 2018 Sundance Film Festival

Review: ‘Lady Bird’

By Anthony Miglieri Lady Bird is just a wonderful little thing of a film. Just like its setting of Sacramento, its scope is not huge. Unlike how main character Lady Bird (formerly known as Christine) feels about her California hometown, though, this film is all the better for its smallness. Writer and first-time solo director Greta Gerwig allegedly based Lady Bird on her own young … Continue reading Review: ‘Lady Bird’

Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

By Troi Watts The highly anticipated eighth installment of the Star Wars franchise opened just before Christmas. Hundreds excitedly flocked to theaters, but not all of them left with that same enthusiasm. Fans had mixed feelings on the latest installment; some saw it as amazing and worthy of being included in the franchise, some saw it as a major letdown and betrayal. As a Star … Continue reading Review: ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

Review: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’

By Nathan Richard Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri floored me. Director Martin McDonagh’s latest magnificently handles mature and relevant topics and themes, and it is one of the best movies I’ve seen all year. To begin, Frances McDormand is flat-out phenomenal here; she gives a tour-de-force performance that will definitely be recognized come Oscar time. Sam Rockwell is equally fantastic and gives the best performance of … Continue reading Review: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’