REVIEW: EARTHQUAKE BIRD (2019)

“Where were you the night Lily Bridges disappeared?” In continuing this year’s theme of books that shouldn’t be made into movies, Earthquake Bird enters the race. This soon-to-be forgotten film tells the story of Lucy Fly, a mysterious woman, and our narrator, through 1980s Tokyo. When Lucy meets an equally mysterious man named Teiji, the…

REVIEW: CHARLIE’S ANGELS (2019)

“Welcome to the Townsend Agency. We exists because traditional law enforcement can’t keep up.” Charlie’s Angels is the reboot, of a reboot, of a television show, and tells the story of an elite group of women set to take down the bad guys through international espionage. This time around, the Angels must protect a young…

REVIEW: LAST CHRISTMAS (2019)

“I was really sick, and I nearly died. I don’t tell people, because they get weird. But I don’t think you’ll get weird.” Last Christmas, set to the jams of George Michael, follows Kate, a young woman who works at a year-round Christmas store, and has lost her sense of purpose after getting sick and…

REVIEW: DOCTOR SLEEP (2019)

“You need to listen to me. The world’s a hungry place. A dark place. I’ve only met two or three people like us. They died. When I was a kid, I bumped into these things. I don’t know about magic. I, I always called it “the shining.” Doctor Sleep is the sequel to Stephen King’s…

REVIEW: PARASITE (2019)

“You know what kind of plan never fails? No plan. No plan at all. You know why? Because life cannot be planned. Look around you… There’s no need for a plan. You can’t go wrong with no plans. We don’t need to make a plan for anything. It doesn’t matter what will happen next. Even…

LITTLE REVIEW: THE KING (2019)

“A king has no friends. Only followers and foe.” The King tells the story of Henry V and his rise to power during England’s Hundred Years War. Henry V, who never wanted such prestigious power, must take up the thrown and bring peace to England. At least, that’s what he plans to do. With muddy…

REVIEW: TERMINATOR – DARK FATE (2019)

“My name is Sarah Connor. August 29th, 1997 was supposed to be Judgment Day, but I changed the future. Saved 3,000,000,000 lives. Enough of a résumé for you?” “No. You may have changed the future, but you didn’t change our fate.” Terminator: Dark Fate, or what some are calling the third installment to the original…

REVIEW: JOJO RABBIT (2019)

“You’re not a Nazi, Jojo. You’re a ten-year-old kid who likes dressing up in a funny uniform and wants to be part of a club.” Jojo Rabbit, inspired by the novel Caging Skies by Christine Leunens, tells the story about a young boy, who’s eager to become a high ranking young soldier in the Nazi…

REVIEW: THE SHINING (1980)

“Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I’m not gonna hurt ya. You didn’t let me finish my sentence. I said, I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in!” With the release of Doctor Sleep right around the corner, a continuation of Stephen King’s, The Shining, it’s only fitting that we…