REVIEW: FYRE (2019) AND FYRE FRAUD (2019)

“No, it’s not fraud. It’s uh… it’s false advertising.” It’s a battle of the documentaries with Netflix’s Fyre and Hulu’s Fyre Fraud. These two docs show the now infamous luxury music festival that was basically the festival from hell. If you have heard the news stories, or the read the social media posts informing us…

REVIEW: EIGHTH GRADE (2018)

“Eighth grade is the worst.” Eighth Grade tells the story of Kayla, a young, quiet girl, who’s about to cross the threshold into high school. But before she makes that leap, she must finish her last week of a not-so-glorious eighth grade year. This last week of middle school brings about the most integral part…

REVIEW: THE WIFE (2018)

“I am a kingmaker.” Based on the novel by Meg Wolitzer, The Wife tells the story of, Joan Castleman, whose husband, Joe, has been honored to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature. As the celebrations commence, and the fans wait to congratulate him, Joan looks back at her past, slowly revealing the situations that led…

REVIEW: BIRD BOX (2018)

“Listen to me, we’re going on a trip now, it’s going to be rough. If you hear something in the woods, you tell me. If you hear something in the water, you tell me. But under no circumstances are you allowed to take off your blindfold.” Bird Box tells the story of Malorie, a pregnant…

REVIEW: CAN YOU EVER FORGIVE ME? (2018)

“Can you keep a secret?” “Who would I tell? All my friends are dead.” Based on the autobiographical story by author Lee Israel, Can You Ever Forgive Me? tells the story of Lee during one of her most trying times. But when Lee is pushed to her limits, she schemes up a plan to write…

REVIEW: BLACKKKLANSMAN (2018)

“All power to all people.” BlacKkKlansman tells the story of Ron Stallworth, an African American rookie police officer looking into the racism and violent threats of the Ku Klux Klan during the height of the 1970s Civil Rights movement. However, because of the color of his skin, Stallworth must enlist the help of his fellow…

REVIEW: WILDLIFE (2018)

“What’s going to happen to us?” Wildlife tells the story of a young family whose lives begin to take a turn for the worst after the husband, Jerry Brinson, loses his job. Jerry soon falls into a depression, leaving everything to fall on the shoulders of his wife, Jeanette, and son, Joe. When Jerry takes…

REVIEW: THE FAVOURITE (2018)

“My dear friend and cousin, how good to see you’ve returned from-“ “Hell. I’m sure you shall pass through it one day.” The Favourite tells the story of Queen Anne, the Ruler of Great Britain and Ireland back in the 18th century. When her loyal companion, advisor, and lover, Sarah Duchess of Marlborough, becomes preoccupied…

REVIEW: SPIDER-MAN INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE (2018)

“Alright, let’s do this one last time. My name is Peter Parker.” Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse tells the story of Miles Morales, a young man who gets bitten by radioactive spider, very similar to the spider that bit Peter Parker. As Miles goes through the incredible new changes, the journey is not easy, but he…

REVIEW: MARY POPPINS RETURNS (2018)

“Nothing’s gone forever, only out of place.” Mary Poppins Returns has the audience reliving the cherished classic, Mary Poppins. Mrs. Poppins is once again back to help the Banks children as Michael Banks is on the brink of losing their beloved family home. But like our previous Mary Poppins film, through magic, whimsy, and music, Mrs.…