Green Book (2018) | Movie Review

On paper, you can tell exactly where Green Book is going. It’s essentially a story of a white man who drives around a black man in 1962’s deep south. Prior to getting the gig, the white man, Tony (Viggo Mortensen), has his prejudices about black people. Can you guess what’s going to happen next?

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Pokémon: Detective Pikachu (2019) | Movie Review

Isn’t it strange how live-action children’s films have basically disappeared from theaters these days? And even when we do get one, chances of them being any good are rare.

Manchester By the Sea (2016) | Movie Review

In 2016, Manchester By the Sea was the early leader in the Best Picture race for the Oscars. Before La La Land was on everyone’s minds, this one had the critics impressed.

BlacKkKlansman (2018) | Movie Review

Like a comedian having to explain the joke after telling it, Spike Lee apparently felt like he needed to punctuate the movie in order to exclaim what his point was. But I ask you, then what was the point of watching the movie in the first place?

Cold War (2018) | Movie Review

If you’ve ever wanted to watch movie about broken love set amidst the backdrop of the geopolitical tension in 1950s Europe, look no further than Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War.

Summer Camp (1979) | Movie Review

We’re able to take 1979’s Summer Camp at face value since it was released nearly a month before the Bill Murray classic, Meatballs

The Old Man & the Gun (2018) | Movie Review

The best fugitive movies are the ones where the runaway and the cop chasing him have a sort of relationship or unspoken respect for one another.

Vice (2018) | Movie Review

We’ve learned that writer/director Adam McKay has a knack for presenting dry topics in a non-confusing way and making them enjoyable.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) | Movie Review

I like to think the idea for Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse was sparked by Marvel creatives sitting around a room discussing how their movies have become somewhat repetitive and formulaic. But then I also wonder what took them so long to notice.

Escape Room (2019) | Movie Review

I’ve heard from several people that Escape Room seems to just be a PG-13 version of the very-much R-rated Saw movies.