Friday, January 18, 2019

Glass - Review

Nineteen years removed from Unbreakable, a film that’s largely felt underappreciated for much of its life, director and writer M. Night Shyamalan returns to the world of superheroes once more with the long-awaited sequel, Glass. While Split offered a different perspective into this world, Glass brings back the characters that made Unbreakable the interesting and suspenseful film that it was. And with Shyamalan’s talent quietly shining through once more, the anticipation for Glass couldn’t be higher, which makes it failures all the more hurtful.

Friday, January 4, 2019

Escape Room - Review

A new year is upon us and with it comes the time-honored tradition: low-quality January horror films. In fact, 2019 serves up a thriller from the same director as last year’s first January horror Insidious: The Last Key in Adam Robitel. Fortunately, Escape Room is not attached to any prior franchise and thus the creative opportunities are wide open.

Thursday, January 3, 2019

The Top 20 Films of 2018

The time has come to review the year that was 2018 in film. From the big blockbusters, to the smallest of indies, the year offered a variety of stories that deserved to be told. Various directors, writers and actors delivered career defining or career best work and are rightfully earning the highest honor possible, making the Top 20 list for this critic.