Review: Bird Box

By Matthew Simmons      Saying 2018 was a huge year for horror films is an understatement. Films like Hereditary, A Quiet Place, and the Suspiria remake premiered to critical and commercial success, and some of those films are still major contenders in this year’s packed awards season (PLEASE don’t forget about Toni Collette, Academy). That momentum carried through all the way to the end … Continue reading Review: Bird Box

Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

By Anastasia Scott *Warning: Minor Spoilers for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse* Over the last decade, superhero movies have taken the world by storm. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has produced nineteen films alone and the DC Extended Universe is slowly but surely adding more films to their repertoire. Hollywood producing these huge blockbusters has brought comic books and superheroes more into the mainstream media. However, with … Continue reading Review: Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

Review: ‘Palace’

By Michael Smith When I try to place Palace into a genre, drama is one of the first to mind, but this does not fully encapsulate this film. Rather, this film is best categorized within a type more associated with anime. I’m talking about the “slice of life” genre. “Slice of life” refers to a storytelling structure that presents a seemingly arbitrary sample of a character’s life. … Continue reading Review: ‘Palace’

Review: ‘Bojack Horseman’ Season 5

By Nate Richard When Bojack Horseman premiered on Netflix in August, 2014, the reviews were polarizing, and for good reason. The first several episodes of the animated dramedy felt like some throwaway cartoon you’d find on Adult Swim (Rick & Morty aside). However, as the first season went on, the series began to morph into something deeper than what it had initially seemed. As each … Continue reading Review: ‘Bojack Horseman’ Season 5

Review: ‘First Man’

By Connor Carey Director Damien Chazelle proved himself through just two films to be one of today’s best working directors. Whiplash is one of the most electrifying, intense, and expertly made and edited movies I’ve seen all decade. It’s the movie that introduced me to Chazelle and the film that brought out the absolute best from performers Miles Teller and Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons. … Continue reading Review: ‘First Man’