Every so often there is a message so pure its hard not to stop and listen. As we get closer to the Thanksgiving season, examining the message Fred Rogers fought so hard for can quite literally make our thought brighter. Won’t You Be My Neighbor? isn’t the flashiest documentary of 2018, but it might be the most important.
The acclaimed A Star is Born burns brightly, but not unlike its central character, fades when examined closely.
As we take a closer look at horror this October, some popular genres are apt to be dismissed as mere blood and guts. The zombie genre is one of them. But one of the genre’s original films reveals many more layers.
Sometimes I have to break from the consensus – Venom is no Spider-Man 2, but neither is it Catwoman. It is nothing more or less than a fun-but-flawed comic book movie.
Grief and depression is something many of us are very familiar with. Hereditary takes the subject and molds it into one of the deepest most haunting horror films of the past decade.
Although utilizing a church setting and speaking of environmentalism, First Reformed is actually about neither of those things.
If I were asked to boil the message of Jason Reitman’s Tully down to one sentence, I may say, “Parenting sucks.”