Week In Review (2/4-2/10/19)

As I continue mopping up my low percentage PS4 games, I’m left feeling hollow from the focus on trophies at the (usual) expense of narrative. Just today I played through a game four times hunting for trophies, and I honestly couldn’t tell you much about the story. Granted, it pretty much changes every playthrough andContinue reading “Week In Review (2/4-2/10/19)”

Review: Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is a 2016 film directed by Theodore Melfi about the true story of three geniuses who worked for NASA and helped calculate and solve the moon landing in the Space Race against Russia. Taraji P. Henson plays Katherine Johnson, Janelle Monae plays Mary Jackson, and Octavia Spencer plays Dorothy Vaughn; all three of theseContinue reading “Review: Hidden Figures”

Review: The LEGO Batman Movie

The LEGO Batman Movie is the spinoff to 2014’s shockingly fun and endearing The LEGO Movie and takes us to Gotham city for the LEGO Caped Crusader’s first official standalone film. I have to say, even with the high expectations that this film’s predecessor laid down, this film still surprised me in great ways especially with the heartContinue reading “Review: The LEGO Batman Movie”

Movie Fight: Taken vs John Wick

Taken vs John Wick: Which film reigns supreme? There are many elements that tie these films together, so we’re going to look at each of those and compare them! I chose this category because John Wick Chapter 2 comes out soon, and the IMDb rating as of now is at a 9.9/10… so why not give aContinue reading “Movie Fight: Taken vs John Wick”

My Sundance Trip Overview

So, I’ve been gone for a week, which is why this page as been lacking in its usual steady stream of content. I’ve spent the last week in Park City, Utah to experience the Sundance Film Festival! This week’s Movie Question essay will be replaced by this overview of my trip, with a short day-to-dayContinue reading “My Sundance Trip Overview”

Movie Fight: Birdman vs The Revenant

This week’s Movie Fight was chosen by @thefilm.blog, give that page a follow on Instagram, or check out his blog right here! To be the person who chooses next week’s Fight and gets a shoutout, comment your vote for this week’s challenge on my Instagram post! Which is your favorite, Birdman or The Revenant? TheseContinue reading “Movie Fight: Birdman vs The Revenant”

Top 5: Animated Films of 2016

This week’s Top 5 Friday Challenge was chosen by @fleafilms, give that page a follow! If you’d like to be the person who chooses next week’s category at gets a shoutout on this blog (as well as Facebook/Tumblr/Twitter/Instagram) comment your picks for this challenge on my Instagram page, under this post! Since 2016 is over,Continue reading “Top 5: Animated Films of 2016”

Review: The Night Of

The Night Of is a 2016 HBO mini-series written by Richard Price and Steve Zaillian, and stars Riz Ahmed and John Turturro among a long list of supporting cast members. As the title implies, this mini-series involves the night of a crime, and the case and trial following said crime. Riz Ahmed plays Nasir Khan, whoContinue reading “Review: The Night Of”

Best of the Week: La La Land

Yet again, the best film that I watched this week, without a doubt, is La La Land. Since I’ve  reviewed the film already, and since I wrote about it last week for my Best of the Week post, this is going to be slightly different. In this post, I’m going to be discussing aspects of the filmContinue reading “Best of the Week: La La Land”