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La La Land: Review

Director Damien Chazelle continues his success after 2014’s Whiplash with another incredible music centered drama starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.  This modern-day musical set in LA is gaining hype and praise, which I can safely say is very well deserved. Continue reading “La La Land: Review”

Captain Fantastic: Review

Viggo Mortensen shines in this Indie film about a father raising his family off of the land and away from society.  This story has plenty of great humor, outlandish adventure, and thought-provoking questions wrapped up in what I can only imagine is every hippie’s dreamworld.

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Manchester by the Sea: Review

Kenneth Lonergan continues to bolster his small yet impressive resumé of fantastic writing (and directing) with this heart-wrenching drama starring Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams.  This movie has been getting all the buzz around award season, and for all the right reasons!

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Fences: Review

Denzel Washington directs and stars in this drama about an African American father trying to raise his kids in 1950’s Pittsburgh.  If you love live theater and strong performances, then you will probably really appreciate this film.  If you don’t, then you are in for a two hour slog of dialogue and questionable messages.

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There Will Be Blood: Review

This dark and somber film by Paul Thomas Anderson is a masterful exploration of capitalism, greed, and its effect on mankind.  Daniel Day-Lewis gives what could be one of the greatest performances of the decade, if not all-time.  It’s a long, slow-paced film, but man is it worth the watch.

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Discussion: Good Will Hunting

Movie Review: Good Will Hunting

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Discussion: Star Wars Rogue One

Movie Review: American Sniper

 

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