SERIES REVIEW: IRMA VEP (2022)

“This is not my world.” If you had asked me back in June what my thoughts were on Olivier Assayas’ new remake of his 1996 film Irma Vep, I would have told you, “watch it! Watch it immediately!” My friends can attests that I recommended it to them on numerous occasions upon watching each week’s … Continue reading SERIES REVIEW: IRMA VEP (2022)

50TH ANNIVERSARY REVIEW: THE GODFATHER (1972)

“Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.” The Godfather opens in a dark room, Bonasera, an undertaker, tells the story of two men who assaulted and brutally beat his daughter. He “believes in the American way” and therefore takes his daughter’s case to the courts. But upon the judge’s decision to throw out the case, the … Continue reading 50TH ANNIVERSARY REVIEW: THE GODFATHER (1972)

REVIEW: HALO EPISODE 1: “CONTACT” (2022)

“Why should I trust you?” For any XBOX player who found themselves in the early 2000s—hooking up to their friends consoles for a “Halo” party before online gaming was a thing—no doubt you’ve been excited about any developments of a live-action Halo. Development doesn’t even describe how long fans have waited, as directors like District … Continue reading REVIEW: HALO EPISODE 1: “CONTACT” (2022)

SXSW REVIEW: TONY HAWK: UNTIL THE WHEELS FALL OFF (2022)

“I don’t know how long this is going to last, but I’m not going to quit.” Many documentaries about athletes will show a tailored man or woman, sitting in front of a camera, answering flattering questions about the stats of their career. They deserve it, too. For all the work they put in, why shouldn’t … Continue reading SXSW REVIEW: TONY HAWK: UNTIL THE WHEELS FALL OFF (2022)