Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016) Written by Andrew Jay Cohen, Brendan O’Brien, Nicholas Stoller, Seth Rogen, and Evan Goldberg Directed by Nicholas Stoller What do college student consider to be old? The answer is pretty simple, anyone who has graduated college and is no longer in school gets lumped into that category and is deemedContinue reading “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising (2016)”

Everybody Wants Some! (2016)

Everybody Wants Some! (2016) Written and Directed by Richard Linklater In 1993, Richard Linklater wrote and directed the cult classic Dazed and Confused, which remains as one of the most quintessential high school coming-of-age stories ever told on screen. To duplicate that feeling is nearly impossible as cult classics garner their names from being pluckedContinue reading “Everybody Wants Some! (2016)”

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016) Directed by Kirk Jones Written by Nia Vardalos In the film, My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, we are once again brought into the realm of the over-bearing, meddling, and somewhat smothering Portokalos family. Regardless of all their intrusions into the business of every single family member, theyContinue reading “My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)”

Oscars 2016 Recap: The Top 15 Best, Worst, and Most Interesting Moments

The 2016 Oscars will forever go down surrounded by the controversies about diversity and the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite, which caused various members of the film community to protest attending the Oscars. Host Chris Rock, came out right away and started the jokes about race, mentioning that black people in the 1960’s could have cared less about the Oscars back thenContinue reading “Oscars 2016 Recap: The Top 15 Best, Worst, and Most Interesting Moments”

How to Be Single (2016)

How to Be Single (2016) Directed by Christian Ditter Written by Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein, & Dana Fox, adapted from the book by Liz Tuccillo Being single can be one of the best experiences of someone’s life and for anyone that is single the best advice I can give is to enjoy it while itContinue reading “How to Be Single (2016)”

Zoolander (2016)

Zoolander 2 (2016) Directed by Ben Stiller Written by Ben Stiller, Justin Theroux, Nicholas Stoller, & John Hamburg Any movie that starts off with the hunting down of an infamous pop star like Justin Bieber is a pretty good movie in my book. In the new film Zoolander 2, we are once again reintroduced intoContinue reading “Zoolander (2016)”

Hail Caesar (2016)

Hail Caesar (2015) Written and Directed By: Joel and Ethan Coen Hollywood in the 1950’s was a well-oiled and composed machine that spun out hit after hit. Movies did not have to be of that soulful pensive nature (think The Revenant) or one with guns and plenty of blood (think Hateful Eight); instead they wereContinue reading “Hail Caesar (2016)”

Everest (2015)

Everest (2015) Directed by Baltasar Kormákur Written by William Nicholson, Simon Beaufoy In Jon Krakauer’s book Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster, he says that “Attempting to climb Everest is an intrinsically irrational act – a triumph of desire over sensibility.” This statement is perfectly understood and put into perspectiveContinue reading “Everest (2015)”

Carol (2015)

Carol (2015) Written by Phyllis Nagy (screenplay), Patricia Highsmith (novel) Directed by Todd Haynes Patricia Highsmith wrote The Price of Salt in 1952 and through her novel chronicled her own feelings about her sexuality through two fictional characters. Known to have had relationships with women, she underwent various psychological treatments in order to rid herContinue reading “Carol (2015)”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015) Directed by J.J. Abrams Written by J.J. Abrams, Lawrence Kasdan and Michael Arndt To say that the world has been patiently waiting for Star Wars: The Force Awakens to come to life is an understatement. Gladly enough the wait is over and the film is worth every year, minute,Continue reading “Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)”