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”
Here they are! This year’s list is pretty stacked! La La Land leads the race with 14 nominations and is poised to take home a lot of gold statues. Check out a few of The Academy’s nomination videos and the full list of nominees here! Continue reading “Oscar Nominations Are Out!”
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.
Every scene is a challenge. There are technical challenges, but often it’s the simplest challenge where you feel a sense of achievement when you pull it off.
Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe star in this bizarrely charming dramedy. Winner of the Best Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival, the director duo known as the Daniels show incredible vision and creativity in this wholly original film. What may look like immature humor on the surface actually reveals a brilliant exploration of friendship, loneliness, and self-confidence.
The language of film is further and further away from the language of theater, and is closer to music. It’s abstract but still narrative. Everything feels less rehearsed. It’s more experimental than classical.
The newest Marvel installation aims to show us the more mystical side of the MCU in this psychedelic action flick, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the title character. While this is definitely one of the most inventive of the universe, it still suffers from a few of the same snags that have plagued almost every Marvel film. Though that doesn’t stop this film from being thoroughly entertaining. Continue reading “Doctor Strange: Review”