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Civil War Battles Alex Garland’s Dystopian Dreams

After watching the new Alex Garland film, Civil War, I had many thoughts. Foremost, I wondered if it was entirely possible to like a movie while simultaneously feeling unnerved by its content, to the point of never wanting to see… Continue Reading →

Dune: Part Two Worms its Way to a Cliffhanger

Dune stands as a sci-fi cinematic powerhouse, drawing inspiration from Frank Herbert’s novels to present visually stunning and thematically rich narratives exploring power dynamics, political intrigue and the complexities of human existence. While the 1984 adaptation received widespread acclaim, the… Continue Reading →

Will Flower Moon Bring More Awards to Leo and Scorsese?

Per Matt Awards season has returned once again, so it must be time for yet another Martin Scorsese-Leonardo DiCaprio passion project. This one, Killers of the Flower Moon, which is based on the nonfiction bestseller by David Grann, is a… Continue Reading →

The Craft Brewers Conference Poured into Music City

Per Matt For only the second time, ever, Nashville, Tennessee hosted the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America trade show. From May 8th to the 10th, thousands of brewers and brewing industry representatives poured into Music City, bringing an energy… Continue Reading →

Eva Green Can Do No Wrong in Liaison

Per Matt I’m not gonna lie, I like Eva Green. She’s French and she’s a pretty great actress… oh yeah, she’s very easy to look at, as well. I guess I first laid eyes on her in The Golden Compass,… Continue Reading →

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Works Best When Real Life Isn’t Involved

Per Matt A funny thing happened between Season 7 and Season 8 of Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Real life. While the Coronavirus may have delayed the series’ production schedule pushing back the current season premiere a little later than usual, that wasn’t… Continue Reading →

George Romero’s Final Film is Back for More Dead!

Per Matt Not a whole lot can shock me early in the morning, while I’m still trying to wake up. But today, while sipping on some strong coffee, I was somewhat surprised to learn that George Romero’s final film will… Continue Reading →

Giancarlo Esposito is the Reason to Watch Godfather of Harlem

Per Matt A womanizer. A sleazy politician who uses his pulpit (and the power of the press) to push his priorities front and center, while never quite changing his bad behavior. Some would call him a fraud, but Giancarlo Esposito’s… Continue Reading →

Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror

Per Matt The horror genre, probably more so than all the rest, has long relied on clich├ęs, tropes and stereotypes in depicting stories for the big and small screen. Often used in low-budget releases (but not exclusively), these tired portrayals… Continue Reading →

David Fincher Explores Old Hollywood in Mank

Per Matt Throughout the years, a majority of film critics have voted Citizen Kane as the greatest movie of all time. Now, I truly believe it is a great one, but it stands as the second best for me (nothing… Continue Reading →

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