Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)

Safety Not Guaranteed is a charming movie about a relatable outcast who interns for a magazine and embarks on a road trip for an unusual assignment. It’s not your typical rom-com, but it is delightful nonetheless. Let’s consider the pros and cons… Pros: This movie has an interesting plot that takes a backseat to theContinue reading “Safety Not Guaranteed (2012)”

The Queen’s Gambit (2020)

The Queen’s Gambit is a Netflix Original limited series that follows a young orphan’s obsession with chess and her journey to become a World Champion. The story spans over 7 hour long parts, showing us the career defining moments for Beth Harmon, chess prodigy. Let’s consider the pros and cons of The Queen’s Gambit… Pros:Continue reading “The Queen’s Gambit (2020)”

I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020)

I’m Thinking of Ending Things is the latest Netflix release to confuse the masses. Charlie Kaufman, known for mind bending stories such as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Being John Malkovich, writes and directs and doesn’t holding anything back. Some will write this off as pretentious fodder for movie buffs, but there’s somethingContinue reading “I’m Thinking of Ending Things (2020)”

Honey Boy (2019)

Honey Boy is Shia LeBeouf’s passion project, recounting his formative years as a child actor and his dysfunctional relationship with his father. The deeply personal and somber nature will either have you embracing its themes or denouncing its characters. Let’s consider the pros and cons… Pros: Shia LeBeouf not only writes this emotionally devastating storyContinue reading “Honey Boy (2019)”

Ford v Ferrari (2019)

Ford v Ferrari is anything but your typical racing movie. Not only is it full of heart and adrenaline educing scenes, but it’s also an inspiring story about friendship and partnership. You don’t have to know everything about cars to enjoy this movie, but it might help. Let’s consider the pros and cons… Pros: TheContinue reading “Ford v Ferrari (2019)”

The Help (2011)

The Help is an incredibly important and impactful film that should be a required viewing for everyone in America. It can be easy to ignore real problems until a movie like this comes along and forces us to consider another group of peoples’ perspective. This country has a troubling past and the Help is notContinue reading “The Help (2011)”

Breakthrough (2019)

Breakthrough is based on the incredible true story of an adopted boy’s near death experience and the miracles witnessed by his parents and community, which save his life. It’s an especially religious film that will either reaffirm your faith or send heathens running for the hills. Whether you’re spiritual or not, lets consider the prosContinue reading “Breakthrough (2019)”

Lord of the Rings: Trilogy Review (2001-2003)

Few trilogies can hold a candle to Lord of the Rings and even fewer hold up as well over time.  Whether you’re a die hard fan of the books and the world J.R.R. Tolkien created or just a casual movie goer (such as myself), there is plenty for everyone to enjoy in this trilogy. Let’sContinue reading “Lord of the Rings: Trilogy Review (2001-2003)”

V for Vendetta (2006)

V for Vendetta, based on the graphic novel with the same name, is set in a harrowing future wrought with disease, fear and political corruption. The story follows two protagonists: a Guy Fawkes clad freedom fighter named V and a traumatized young woman that serves as our window into this tyrannical world. Let’s consider theContinue reading “V for Vendetta (2006)”

Ad Astra (2019)

Ad Astra has been a polarizing film for audiences and critics alike, but if you’re a fan of sci-fi or Brad Pitt, this movie just might be worth your time. At it’s core, Ad Astra is a dour voyage and return story following a conflicted astronaut’s mission to uncover the truth about his father andContinue reading “Ad Astra (2019)”