Movie Review – A Rainy Day in New York (2019)

Sometimes a movie just isn’t worth the controversy surrounding it. That’s not to say A Rainy Day in New York is bad. The problem is just that it’s not a good enough Woody Allen movie to warrant two years of delays and boycotts. Then again, the controversy was never about the movie. I’m not preparedContinue reading “Movie Review – A Rainy Day in New York (2019)”

Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy Adaptation Drops its First Trailer

Netflix has finally released the trailer for their upcoming adaptation of J.D. Vance’s critically acclaimed memoir Hillbilly Elegy. The book was released in 2016 and told the author’s life story as a man growing up in one of the most blighted areas of Southern Ohio in a self described “Hillbilly” family. The book charted theContinue reading “Netflix’s Hillbilly Elegy Adaptation Drops its First Trailer”

Movie Review – Infidel (2020)

The America-Right has complained for decades that there’s an extreme lack in conservative art coming out of the entertainment industry. As Andrew Brietbart famously was quoted saying, “Politics is down stream of culture.” The side of the aisle that controls news, school, comedy, TV, film, music and literature is the side of the aisle that’sContinue reading “Movie Review – Infidel (2020)”

“Woke” Storytelling in 2007: How Robert Zemeckis’s Beowulf Reveals the True Problems in Film Criticism

Much of modern amateur film criticism has been dedicated to discussions on progressive themes and intrusion into popular cinema and art. It’s not hard to see why. Whatever your opinions on Marvel movies, Star Wars, Ghostbusters, comic books, video games or otherwise, the quality of modern pop-art seems to be declining in proportion to theContinue reading ““Woke” Storytelling in 2007: How Robert Zemeckis’s Beowulf Reveals the True Problems in Film Criticism”

South Park’s Pandemic Special Captures the Pain of COVID Lockdowns

I’m gonna be honest, I’ve been lukewarm about South Park since the 2016 election. I still love the show to but it’s really clear to me that Parker and Stone had the wind knocked out of them by the fact that the election ruined their season long story-Arc for season 20. The seasons since haveContinue reading “South Park’s Pandemic Special Captures the Pain of COVID Lockdowns”

Woke Twitter Laments Supposed White-wash of Gal Gadot’s Casting as “Cleopatra”

This week brought us news of one of the more interesting sounding major release projects to come out of Hollywood for a while (considering most production is shutting down and new releases are canceled indefinitely). The director and star of the Wonder Woman franchise would be reuniting in between Wonder Woman 1984 and the plannedContinue reading “Woke Twitter Laments Supposed White-wash of Gal Gadot’s Casting as “Cleopatra””