Film

All Grown Up: Rosemary’s Baby celebrates it’s 50th birthday

In the last 5 years popular culture has seen a small resurgence of slow-burning psychological horror films with entries like It Follows, Hereditary, Mother, The Babadook, and The Witch. In light of these recent hits, […]

First Reformed: Paul Schrader’s entrance into the directorial canon

Christianity and environmental activism are complex issues that can make both great and terrible films. For every Silence or Wall-E, there are a God’s Not Dead or On Deadly Ground’s. Combining these two topics together is […]

The First Purge, a step backwards for the franchise

Let’s be honest, did anybody see The Purge (2013) and expect sequels? They are built upon a ridiculous premise and the series started with, what is essentially, a poorly done […]

Reviewing The Incredibles: The best superhero film of all time?

The Incredibles premiered in November 2004 and instantly earned its status as a beloved animated classic. Written and directed by Brad Bird (director of The Iron Giant, Ratatouille), the film […]

Less of a blast than its predecessor, but not quite a bomb – Sicario 2

Sicario was perhaps one of the best films of 2015 – receiving critical and public praise and a slew of Oscar nominations. Screenwriter Taylor Sheridan has since continued his successful career in Hollywood with […]

Incredibles 2: A Solid Return for America’s Greatest Super Family

Pixar’s output this last decade has been largely focused on sequelization, perhaps the most anticipated is the follow up to Brad Bird’s The Incredibles (2004). It’s arguably one of the best superhero stories put […]

Hereditary: another horror hit from A24

A24 has had a lot of success releasing smart, interesting genre films that differ from the usual offerings of other, bigger studios. They have done particularly well in the horror/thriller […]

Why the Suspiria remake may flop, and why it doesn’t matter

The first teaser trailer for Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria remake was released last week, and the response has been largely positive. Remakes, especially horror remakes, often fail critically and commercially and […]

Jurrasic World: Fallen Kindom – A Floundering Franchise?

The Jurassic Park franchise has been on a rough journey ever since the first film. Steven Spielberg’s original was a classic, ground-breaking film, but his follow-up The Lost World was […]