i genuinely dig Ricky Gervais plenty, and i’m thankful for The Office, like, for sure i appreciate his iconoclastic approach to comedy; i relate to his atheism, tho i’m not an atheist myself, as you’ll gather below however, i noticed him make a move in his recent Netflix comedy special, Ricky Gervais: Humanity, that i’d… [Read More]
For full audio of our interview with Jim, stream below: While he’s perhaps best known for his role as perennial nice guy Jerry Gurgich from Parks and Recreation, actor Jim O’Heir finally gets to usurp those expectations in the dark comedy, Middle Man. Written and directed by Ned Crowley, Middle Man tells the story of… [Read More]
i am *so* psyched for Stranger Things 2 like, *psyched* psyched i want more mystery, more stylish 80s homage, more dope soundtrack, way more Eleven; i want #justiceforbarb, Eggos ate raw, Winona Ryder everything, coffee and contemplation honestly, who can deny that the whole Stranger Things thing – like much of what it lovingly calls back to… [Read More]
The Meyerowitz family has spent their lives talking past each other. How can they find ways to say the important things that must be said? Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is a comic, yet painful look at a family that must struggle to get past a lifetime of the barriers they have built between each other.
Daredevil was epic. That is, the Netflix one, not the star-crossed Ben Affleck/Jennifer Garner one. [Editor’s note: it’s better than people think, but still.] When Marvel announced that it’s second series on Netflix would focus on little-known female superhero Jessica Jones, I wondered if they had been drinking their own Kool-aid. Sure, Guardians of the Galaxy was… [Read More]
It is kind of fitting that I finished this series and am writing this review in the midst of “Eclipsemania” because there are many metaphors/similarities that the wonders of the eclipse, this series, and a Christlike life all have. But we’ll get to that later. Spoiler Warning: I will try my best to remain as spoiler… [Read More]
War Machine is the newest Netflix original film from director David Michod, starring Brad Pitt, Topher Grace, Emory Cohen, John Magaro, and Scoot McNairy. David Michod is best known for directing Animal Kingdom, a 2010 crime story from Australia with a hit cast including Joel Edgerton, Guy Pearce, and Ben Mendelsohn. Going into this movie, I knew… [Read More]
In a very special episode of the show, Steve sits down with teens Savannah Roach, Daniel Collins, Brea Bowden and Mitch Macgowan to talk about Netflix’s controversial series, 13 REASONS WHY. In an eye-opening conversation, they talk about their views on the show’s backlash, teen culture, parents, and ‘helping their Hannah’. Want to continue to… [Read More]
For those who enjoy film, the names John Ford, Frank Capra, George Stevens, William Wyler, and John Huston will be familiar. All are Oscar-winning directors (with a total of 14 Oscars between them). They were also part of the World War II war effort as military filmmakers.
Over the last few weeks there has been tons of discussion about the future of the cinematic experience, that is, the practice of watching movies in actual movie theatres (as opposed to the 55 inch/7.1 surround sound setup in your living room. The epicenter of said discussion was CINEMACON – the annual convention where studios tout… [Read More]