The Good Place: Season 1 (2016)

What happens when we die? Many have provided their own theories on the mysterious afterlife and many interpretations have come about. Well, Michael Schur has thrown his own hat into the ring with his new comedy The Good Place. *Spoilers Ahead* Advertisements

My Man Godfrey (1936)

Everyone says that their family is some degree of crazy. Forgotten man turned butler Godfrey might say otherwise about the Bullock family. One of many screwball comedies to come out of the Golden Age, can Gregory La Cava’s 1936 entry make its mark? Going further, can it stay fresh over 80 years later? Let’s talk about My…

Ten of My Favorite Movies

I’ve been working on this blog for about 6 months, and I think it’s finally time to share some of my favorite movies with you guys. I’m not going to be putting these in any particular order, because each of my favorites have something wonderful about them that is unique to them. And of course,…

Twin Peaks (1990-1991)

Have you ever thought your town was too boring? Well, David Lynch as the place for you! Just come on up to Twin Peaks, Washington. Twin Peaks aired in the early ’90s and immediately became a cult sensation, despite its short run on ABC. So, is the cult  following for Twin Peaks deserved? Let’s order some black coffee and…

Young Frankenstein (1974)

We all know the story of Frankenstein and his monster. The two have become solidified in movie history as movie icons. But what about his grandson? Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder attempt to answer this and more questions in the 1974 comedy Young Frankenstein. Does it succeed? Let’s take a trip to the Frankenstein castle and see…

iZombie Season 3 (2017)

Hungry for more iZombie?  The brain loving crew comes back in full force against a bigger threat in the CW show’s third season. Does everything go smoothly for Team Z? Are brains delicious? Spoiler Warning: I will be diving into specifics for this review so here is your warning. Let’s dig in once more to iZombie! 

Hook (1991)

The story of Peter Pan is timeless, having been adapted many times on stage and screen. In 1991, the already-legendary Steven Spielberg took the iconic story in a new direction with Hook. How does it fare among the other Peter Pan incarnations? Put on your green tights and sprinkle some pixie dust and here we go! Off…

Ex Machina (2014)

How to sum up Ex Machina: “Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn’t stop to think if they should.” The 2015 Oscar winner for best visual effects takes another look into artificial intelligence and its consequences. How does it fare compared to other AI movies? Let’s power up this review…

My Internship at Paramount Studios: Weeks Four & Five

Week four marked the approximate halfway point of my internship on Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, and Dawn and a return from a two week break. I was back in the production office. It was very relaxed. The majority of my work was doing  food runs for the writers. The runs definitely kept me on my toes as a driver!…

Easy Rider (1969)

Summer is in full swing, bringing the return of a classic American vacation staple: the road trip. Many movies have put their own spin on a road trip, but one of my favorite road movies is the 1969 film Easy Rider. It’s known as one of the definitive movies of the 1960’s counterculture and is a classic…

Best Soundtrack Use in Film

Music is really something else. With just a few beats or words sung, we have something to sway our hips to or to help us emote. It’s especially vital in the movies, on par with the visuals. Music sets the tone, provides textual context for the film. Today, I’m going to talk about the best uses…

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a… spider? At long last, Spider-Man has returned home to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for his own solo movie in the long awaited Sony-Marvel Studios team-up Spider-Man: Homecoming. Directed by Jon Watts, this is the third iteration of the web-slinger in recent history. How does Spider-Man Homecoming fare in a sea…