Despite “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Being Better Than I Feared, I Feel More Discouraged Than Ever About Star Wars

The finale of “Obi-Wan Kenobi” was a few weeks ago and after contemplating it for that stretch of time, I’ve finally gathered my thoughts. When the finale premiered, I knew I was very overcome with emotion, and I was incapable of judging the content and execution from an objective perspective. I needed to sleep onContinue reading “Despite “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Being Better Than I Feared, I Feel More Discouraged Than Ever About Star Wars”

Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) – Movie Review

Have you ever left a theater after seeing a movie and immediately knew what you just saw was special? Not good, great, or even excellent. I mean unambiguously special. The type of movie that challenges your expectations of how a film could impact you. It is the kind of sensation that I can only recallContinue reading “Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) – Movie Review”

Top 10 Overused Movie Tropes and Cliches

Humans have created organized societies for thousands of years, and we have been reciting tales since those humble origins. After several millennia of storytelling, the ability to come up with truly original stories is becoming harder and harder. So, the evolution of this is that our stories have begun to build and expand on theContinue reading “Top 10 Overused Movie Tropes and Cliches”

Hopes and Fears for “Obi-Wan Kenobi”

Last week, we finally were given our first taste of the new “Obi-Wan Kenobi” Disney Plus show with the release of a teaser trailer. The limited series set to premier on Disney Plus on May 25, 2022, and Ewan McGregor will be reprising his role as the titular Obi-Wan after 17 years since the prequelContinue reading “Hopes and Fears for “Obi-Wan Kenobi””

The Batman (2022) – Movie Review

* NOTE: In the following review, when I say, “The Batman”, I am referring to the name of the film. The Batman without the quotes refers to the character. * ** SPOILER WARNING ** There are few characters in western culture that connect with the masses quite to the level the Batman does. It isContinue reading “The Batman (2022) – Movie Review”

There Will Be Blood (2007) – Movie Review

“There Will Be Blood” is the story of Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis), an oil tycoon at the turn of the 20th century. Once a silver miner, Daniel strikes oil in a hauntingly quiet opening few minutes of the film. We see him establish himself as an “oilman” as he sells himself to townships across theContinue reading “There Will Be Blood (2007) – Movie Review”

The Star Wars Prequels: A Complicated Legacy

War! The Republic is Crumbling… There is a popular saying among Star Wars fans on the internet: “Nobody hates Star Wars more than Star Wars fans.” Despite the beloved franchise being one of the most commercially successful intellectual properties (IPs) in the world, the fandom has shed its once monolithic love for relatively uncivil factions.Continue reading “The Star Wars Prequels: A Complicated Legacy”

CELEBRITY SHOT: Ammonite – Movie Review By Chris Nordstrom

Hello friends! I have once again poked my head back into the ether of our reality, and I come bearing a gift: another Celebrity Shot Movie Review!

Top 10 Monologues in Movie History

Much like the risen Christ, I am back to spread the gospel (and possibly incite several millennia of war and genocide in my name). I have journeyed long and far on my sabbatical.

CELEBRITY SHOT: Tombstone Movie Review by Kyle Altomare

Zach: Salutations, friends! Today we have a special treat! This has been in the works for some time now, and after working out the kinks, I am proud to debut what I hope becomes a reoccuring series: Celebrity Shots! My friend, Sir Kyle Altomare, gratefully accepted his duty as tribute to be the first guestContinue reading “CELEBRITY SHOT: Tombstone Movie Review by Kyle Altomare”