REVIEW: JOKER (2019)

“I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a comedy.” Joker, an origin story about Batman’s notorious arch-nemesis, tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a man who is down on his luck and seems to suffer from a brain injury that causes compulsive laughter, and therefore, doesn’t allow…

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LITTLE REVIEW: BEETLEJUICE (1988)

“Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!” Beetlejuice tells the story of a recently deceased young couple, who after making their way back into their home, soon find out that a new “eccentric” family has moved in. But in the process of trying to scare away the new family, to which no scare tactics seem to work, the young…

REVIEW: JUDY (2019)

“I’m only Judy Garland for an hour a night. The rest of the time, I’m part of a family. I just want what everybody wants. I just seem to have a harder time getting it.” Judy, based on the play, End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter, tells the story of legendary actress Judy Garland…

TOP 5 JUDY GARLAND FIILMS

It’s often hard to reminisce about the “Golden Age” of cinema without uttering the name, Judy Garland, at one point or another. Because of her beautiful voice, Garland’s fame came mostly with musicals. However, she did lend her talents to some dramatic pieces as well.  So with the release of Judy this weekend, for which…

REVIEW: GALAXY QUEST (1999)

“Never give up. Never surrender.” Before the explosion of comic cons and expos, Galaxy Quest showed audiences the thrill of living and breathing a fandom, much like the Trekkies who love their Star Trek. The film tells the story of a group of has-been actors who now go around to conventions, say their signature lines,…

REVIEW: AD ASTRA (2019)

“I do what I do, because of my Dad.” Ad Astra tells the story of Roy McBride, an astronaut, who after an explosion kills his whole crew, is questioned by government officials. To Ray’s surprise, the questioning is about a mission 30 years prior, called the Lima Project, where the authorities believe that Ray’s father,…

TOP 5 SPACE TRAVEL FILMS

We’ve seen so many films that let us imagine, that beyond the starry skies, there is a whole universe just waiting to be explored. The sci-fi genre has been able to share these stories of companionship, love, survival, and most of all, science, through the film medium. And with Ad Astra set to release tomorrow…

REVIEW: DOWNTON ABBEY (2019)

“The King and Queen are coming to Downton.” Downton Abbey continues the story of the prestigious Crawley family, in the mid 1920s, only a few of years from where the show’s timeline wrapped. This time, the Crawley’s new guests are none other than King George V and Queen Mary. But in predictable Downton Abbey fashion,…

REVIEW: THE GOLDFINCH (2019)

“When I lost her, I lost sight of any landmark that might have led me someplace happier.”  The Goldfinch, based on Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same name, tells the story of Theo, a young man who is haunted by his past after his mother was killed in a bombing at the…

REVIEW: HUSTLERS (2019)

“We’re a family now. A family with money!” Based on a New York Magazine article by Jessica Pressler, Hustlers tells the story about a group of strippers, who after the 2008 stock market crash, lose a significant amount of clientele and devise a plan to drug Wall Street men, take advantage of their state, and…