movie review

I can't believe you haven't seen that: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

What do you consider a classic film? Is it in black and white? Has it won multiple prestigious awards? Does it often feel like a chore to select it when browsing through Netflix?Continue...

Reviewing the nominees: Arrival, Manchester by the Sea and Lion

For week two of my Oscar nomination tour, I watched three very different films: Arrival, Manchester by the Sea, and Lion. Let’s dive in.Continue...

The Room: the worst movie of all time

When you attend a live screening of The Room, you embark on a communal journey through the wholly unapologetic and self-indulgent brainchild of Tommy Wiseau.Continue...

Gone Girl: From page to screen

Full disclosure: I loved Gillian Flynn’s novel Gone Girl , a psychological thriller about a marriage gone wrong.

After reading it, I commented that it was one of the best...Continue...

The world abides, man: Analysis of a cult classic

It’s been 30 years since the Coen brothers made their film debut with Blood Simple . As two of the most iconic filmmakers in the world, there’s plenty to celebrate, from their...Continue...

Maleficent movie review

Claiming positions on this summer’s absolute must-watch lists, Maleficent hit the big screen with a bang on May 28, grossing $170 million within the first week alone. Recreating...Continue...

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire review

The girl on fire, Katniss Everdeen, is back again – and the stakes are higher than ever.

Catching Fire , directed by Francis Lawrence, captures all of the elements of the book:...Continue...

Fashion movies to revisit: Coco Before Chanel

Many may mythologize the powerhouse figure behind the Chanel brand, yet, the 2009 film Coco Before Chanel brings an iconic designer, Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel into the public...Continue...