The new movie “Eighth Grade” takes me back to Centennial Academy, golf carts, and Algebra 1. I want to touch on what I really like about the film, and that is how they depict the transition of pre-teens to teenagers.
Here’s the thing about Kayla’s all-too-relatable character: We don’t want to relate. We don’t want to feel what she feels or experience what she experiences. We don’t want to be her. Because at some point, we already were.
Instead of spending the movie chasing after a lost love, Simon is chasing love within himself and the people around him in a way that has never been captured on the big screen before.
I could relate hard to the Simon character, even though I’m straighter than a stick. All I wanted for him in the end was happiness.
“Black Panther” is not “just a superhero movie.” It’s a black superhero film, directed and written by black people, for everyone, but with black people in mind.
“Kong: Skull Island” is a welcome addition to the Kong mythos that takes things in a very unique direction.
Whenever someone is asked to give an example of an animated film that is great for both kids and adults, “Finding Nemo” almost always comes to mind. When trying to figure out a film that brilliantly tells a story in a unique visual way, “WALL-E” is one of the best modern day examples of such […]
Scary movies are probably the most difficult genre of film to produce effectively. They’re risky because there’s always the chance that a film intended to scare will unintentionally turn into a comedy in front of a laughing audience. As one of the first movies of 2016 and the first horror film of the year, “The […]
There has not been a single film in the past year that has given me such a feeling of excitement, suspense, fear, and wonder as “The Hateful Eight.”