Before I get going, I need to be honest. First, I’m probably not the most qualified to truly dig into whether or not Amazon’s Jack Ryan strays too far from the original Tom Clancy novels (it’s been years since I read them), or if there will ever be an actor that is as convincing in… [Read More]
If they hear you, they hunt you. After an alien invasion leads to the eradication of most of the human race, the survivors must live in a world of silence in order to stay alive. Directed by John Krasinski, A QUIET PLACE took the box office by storm through it’s intense storytelling and heart-felt emphasis… [Read More]
When birth and death are so near in a film, we should expect that we are being asked to reflect not just on mortality, but on the meaning of all that lies between those two bookends of life.
I’m no war movie buff. American Sniper and Zero Dark Thirty proved to be gritty, heartrending films for me, in ways that previous war films aimed at the glory of war left me cold and unmoved. I was determined not to see 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, simply because I had no desire to revisit the purity of combat… [Read More]