REVIEW: CAPTAIN MARVEL (2019)

“What’s this?” “It’s a S.H.I.E.L.D logo.” “Does announcing your identity with branded clothing help with the covert part of the job?” “…said the space soldier who’s wearing a rubber suit.” Captain Marvel is the newest installment to the Marvel Universe, and tells the origin story of a young woman, Carol Danvers, as she helps fight…

REVIEW: ISN’T IT ROMANTIC (2019)

“My life’s become a *beep beep* romantic comedy! And it’s PG-13!” Isn’t It Romantic tells the story of Natalie, who was brought up to despise the concept of romantic comedies, or any romantic movies. But while she refuses to buy into their sappy premise, she is transported to a magical-romantic world as a result of…

REVIEW: BURNING (2018)

“To me, the world is a mystery.” Burning is a South Korean film that tells the story of a young man, Lee Jong-su, who while working one day, runs into a childhood friend, Shin Hae-mi. When Hae-mi leaves on a trip to Africa, she returns with a new friend Ben. The three embark on a…

REVIEW: VELVET BUZZSAW (2019)

“Something truly goddamn strange is going on here!” Velvet Buzzsaw tells the story of a handful of successful people in the art world. More so, the ones who have a say as who get recognized by their work or not. Upon one woman finding the artwork of a man who recently died in her building,…

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…