×
Menu

Film and TV

‘Loving Vincent’ Captures Van Gogh in Motion

Every single frame in the movie is the work of a team of artists; each minute is comprised of the efforts of hundreds of people working for hundreds of hours.
read more

‘Marshall’ Tackles Racism with Simplicity and Warmth

Genre-wise, the movie is a simple courtroom drama, reminiscent of "To Kill a Mockingbird." Marshall and Friedman consider all the evidence (or lack thereof) in order to try and prove that their client...
read more

‘Blade Runner 2049’ Creates a New Future from the Same Story

Los Angeles has become a single slab of eternally rain-soaked skyscrapers, the only traces of color coming from gigantic, intelligent holographic advertisements.
read more

Netflix Anime ‘Neo Yokio’ Is Weird Yet Worthwhile

"Neo Yokio," or the Japanese form of "New York," blends anime, uptown socialites and hip-hop culture into a single unique, and often overwhelming, force.
read more

Netflix’s Newest Fantasy Series ‘Castlevania’ Has Bite, But Only a Nibble

Netflix's "Castlevania" series has the distinction of being the very first video game adaptation to be just okay.
read more

‘Wonder Woman’ Carries the DC Universe Forward

Seeing the Wonder Woman character kick ass as her incredible theme song builds up around her is more than worth the ticket price, and anyone who isn’t giddy for at least a minute as she charges towa...
read more

Actress of ‘Tangerine’ Brings New Perspective to Trans Media

So, should “Tangerine” be only recognized for shooting on an iPhone 5S? Hell no.
read more

‘Dead Men’ Could Have Told A Better Tale Than This

“Dead Men Tell No Tales” thinks you are very, very stupid. It believes you are not capable of deducing why characters might want to accomplish their goals.
read more

‘Master of None’ Makes a Triumphant Return

To my own and others’ rejoice, Ansari reprised his role as Dev in Season 2 of “Master of None.” The long-awaited second season once again wowed viewers with new expositions, social commentary, a...
read more

Beloved Cartoon ‘Samurai Jack’ Comes and Goes

The show made its long-awaited return in March. But the show’s return is also indicative of a current trend in the television landscape: the appeal to nostalgia.
read more

‘Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2’ Is Good But Obvious

Long story short: “Guardians of the Galaxy” was alright. While I commend Marvel’s efforts to introduce unknown superheroes to a wider audience, the film still fell into the standard, stale Marve...
read more

‘VEEP’ Provides Humorous, Fresh Take on Politics

Overall, while those at “VEEP” may work to keep their real-world critiques absent from the show, in order to maintain an undivided audience, the real world political landscape is almost inevitably...
read more

‘Raging Bull’ Takes on Violence with Movie Magic

Ultimately, it is the makeup that not only shows the brutal effect of the violence on screen but also traces LaMotta’s life through the 23 years used to account his rise and fall.
read more

‘Edge of Seventeen’ Showcases Realistic Teen Angst

With her character’s personal problems well established, Steinfeld is able to convey the struggles experienced by average high school students, showing passionate emotions on screen.
read more

The Ghost in the Hollow Shell of a Movie

“Ghost in the Shell” also tries to distract you from the shortcomings of its plot by shoving enough holograms in your face to make you see binary code.
read more