REVIEW: KNIVES OUT (2019)

“I suspect foul play.” If you think you have family problems this holiday season, I recommend comparing yourself to Knives Out’s Thrombey family. A family of wealthy and privileged socialites, who upon the “suicide” of Harlan Thrombey, the patriarch of the family, is investigated by a prestigious detective. Enter: Benoit Blanc, a Poirot of sorts,…

REVIEW: THE IRISHMAN (2019)

“Would you like to be a part of this, Frank? Would you like to be a part of this history?” “Yes, I would. Whatever you need me to do, I’m available.” With Martin Scorsese’s more than accomplished resumé of fantastic films, should we expect anything other than greatness from The Irishman? The Irishman follows Frank…

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…