Friday, March 29, 2019

Dumbo - Review

Disney’s live-action remakes have gone one of two ways: remaking the story from beginning to end and almost frame to frame, or adjusting the story to fix the basic structures of early classics. Dumbo falls into the latter category, eliminating things like racist crows and tossing in some surface level conversations on animal rights. But is it enough to really justify its existence?

Friday, March 22, 2019

Us - Review

The world has no shortage of exciting and fresh directors coming from all corners and backgrounds, and Jordan Peele may just be at the top of that list. His debut film Get Out was a critical and financial hit, earning Peele an Oscar for Original Screenplay and a growing list of unique projects. However, avoiding a sophomore slump is not an easy thing to do, plenty have slipped up on their second go around in the director’s chair, but Jordan Peele is definitely not one of those people. 

Thursday, March 7, 2019

Captain Marvel - Review

Ten years and twenty films later, Marvel Studios has finally produced their first female led superhero film, with a ton of sexism from angry men on the side. Before the film has so much as released, insecure individuals have made their minds up and made it their mission to tear down Captain Marvel. Suffice to say, they were and will be unsuccessful, and Carol Danvers will soar as the new lead for the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.