Downhill (2020) – Movie Review

“And I looked, and behold, pale horse! And its rider’s name was Death, and Hades followed him.” Yay, for I have now stared into the vast ether of the universe and for the first time, I truly comprehended just how alone we all are. The folly of man is knowing we have the ability withoutContinue reading “Downhill (2020) – Movie Review”

Birds of Prey (2020) – Movie Review

The 2010s were concluded with a year of some of the comic book genre’s strongest showings in film. To no one’s surprise, Marvel kept up their torrid pace by putting out multiple films that eclipsed a billion at the box office, including “Avengers: Endgame” which became the highest-grossing film of all-time. But what is unexpected,Continue reading “Birds of Prey (2020) – Movie Review”

Shut Up Zach! Presents: The Zachademy Awards! – Winners

Biggest Winners “The Lighthouse” – 3 Wins for Best Picture , Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Cinematography “1917” – 3 Wins for Best Editing , Best Sound Editing , Best Sound Mixing “The Farewell” – 2 Wins for Best Director , Best Actress in a Supporting Role “Little Women” – 2 Wins forContinue reading “Shut Up Zach! Presents: The Zachademy Awards! – Winners”

2020 Oscar Predictions

Today is the day! I am already on record that I disagree with a large portion of the nominees this year, so this is more of a reluctant task than in years past. I cannot grasp how we have had a year in film as strong as the one we had and yet we continueContinue reading “2020 Oscar Predictions”

1917 (2019) – Movie Review

Films about war occupy a very special niche in our culture. For generations, soldiers subjected to military service have seen the worst of humanity while their own lives were sacrificed at the behest of governments dictating world conflicts with virtually no regard for the people sent to fight for them. It is through the mediumContinue reading “1917 (2019) – Movie Review”

Shut Up Zach! Presents: The 2020 Zachademy Awards – Nominations

Best Picture “Avengers: Endgame”“Joker”“Marriage Story”“Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood”“Parasite”“The Farewell”“The Irishman”“The Lighthouse”“Us”“1917” Best Director Bong Joon Ho – “Parasite”Lulu Wang – “The Farewell”Quentin Tarantino – “Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood”Robert Eggers – “The Lighthouse”Sam Mendes – “1917” Best Actress in a Leading Role Ana de Armas – “Knives Out”Awkwafina – “The Farewell”Lupita Nyong’oContinue reading “Shut Up Zach! Presents: The 2020 Zachademy Awards – Nominations”

Shut Up Zach! Presents: Bests of the Decade! The 2010s

2010 – 2019… What a ride! Where were you a decade ago? I was 14 years old and just ending the 8th grade, and for some inexplicable reason, I was optimistic about the future. I was an innocent, little, pale red-headed kid who was scared of his own shadow and didn’t even realize it. TheContinue reading “Shut Up Zach! Presents: Bests of the Decade! The 2010s”

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019) – Movie Review

**********SPOILER WARNING! DO NOT READ IF YOU DO NOT WANT SPECIFC DETAILS OF THIS MOVIE REVEALED TO YOU************** *Dramatically inhales* Yikes. What a mess. “The Rise of Skywalker” has finally arrived and mercifully brought an end to this aimless trilogy that Disney has created. I really must apologize upfront to anyone who has enjoyed thisContinue reading “Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019) – Movie Review”

Marriage Story (2019) – Movie Review

Seeing as I am a 24-year-old that is a solid 6 out of 10 with the maturity of a 4th grader and the financial wherewithal you would assume a movie blogger would have, it should come as no surprise that I have never been married (Hit me up, ladies!). I have been blessed to witnessContinue reading “Marriage Story (2019) – Movie Review”