2019 SEPTEMBER MOVIE PREVIEW

It’s one of the most wonderful times of the year. Forget your Pumpkin Spice Lattes, September is here to officially kickoff awards season. Though some great movies, The Farewell & Luce, premiered to the general public these past couple of months, it’s well-known that September, and the upcoming Fall and Winter months, is the time…

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REVIEW: PEANUT BUTTER FALCON (2019)

“Friends are the family you choose.” Peanut Butter Falcon tells the story of Zak a young man with down syndrome, who lives at an assisted living facility and dreams of one day escaping and seeing his wrestling hero. When Zak finally escapes, he runs into Tyler, a fisherman who is down on his luck. When…

REVIEW: LUCE (2019)

“Is my son being accused of a crime here?” “He sure as hell is about to be!” Luce, based on the play by J.C. Lee, tells the story of Luce Edgar, a scholarly boy that completed a paper based on questionable ideals for his history teacher, Ms. Wilson. Not soon after does the paper sets…

REVIEW: READY OR NOT (2019)

“Oh, it’s you. You continue to exist.” Ready or Not tells the story of Grace, a young woman hoping to earn the love and respect of her new husband’s family. At the stroke of midnight, on the wedding night, Grace must participate in a “family initiation” by drawing a card from the deck to see…

LITTLE REVIEW: INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS (2009)

“You probably heard we ain’t in the prisoner-takin’ business; we in the killin’ Nazi business. And cousin, business is a-boomin’.”  Inglourious Basterds tells the story of a group of renegade militia-type characters called the “Inglourious Basterds” as they, as well as other allies, try to take down the Nazi Party and Adolf Hitler. In true…

REVIEW: WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE (2019)

“People like you must create. If you don’t, you become a menace to society.” Based on the bestselling novel by Maria Semple, Where’d You Go, Bernadette tells the story of Bernadette Fox, a once award winning architect who has devoted her life to her family, thus, giving up her beloved career. When certain events begin…

REVIEW: GOOD BOYS (2019)

“We need to get rid of the drugs.” “We can throw it in the forest.” “It’s a sex drug. What if a fox eats it and tries to f*ck a squirrel? It’ll kill him!” Good Boys is one of 2019’s last summer comedies, and tells the story of three young 6th grade boys as they…

REVIEW: THE FAREWELL (2019)

“It’s been too long since we’ve all been together like this. I’ve been looking forward to this day for a long time.” The Farewell tells the story of Billi, a young Asian-American woman, as she travels to China to spend time with her ailing grandmother who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. However, as a…

REVIEW: GATTACA (1997)

“You want to know how I did it? This is how I did it, Anton. I never saved anything for the swim back.” Written and Directed by, Andrew Niccol, Gattaca tells the story of humanity in one of the most profound ways possible. In this not-so-distant future, people are judged on the basic foundation that…