Incredibles 2

Pixar can play my tear ducts like a fiddle. I mean, to be fair, most forms of media can play me like a fiddle. I’m very much a person who wears my heart on my sleeve, and tend to cry at films. But Pixar has a way to get at me on a consistent basis.…

Hereditary Review

After the death of her mother, a woman and her family begin to experience some deeply unsettling things in their lives, very little of which is easy to watch. When I went into this movie, I knew that I had to go in expecting the unexpected. I had been told by Twitter film critics that…

Deadpool 2 Review

Everyone's favorite Ryan Reynolds superhero has to fight nobody's favorite Josh Brolin Marvel villain in order to protect the kid from Hunt for the Wilderpeople, which is a task that all of us should take on in our daily lives. So I'm going to be upfront about this. I liked this movie as I sat in…

Solo Review

Taking place years before his introduction in the original film, Solo introduces us to the film's title character as he begins his smuggling career, meeting Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian along the way. This movie is better than I expected. Even from the start, I was not excited by the idea of this movie. I didn't understand…

Avengers Infinity War Spoiler Review

Six years after he was initially teased in the mid-credits scene for The Avengers, Thanos finally arrives in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in active pursuit of the six infinity stones which, when paired with his gauntlet, will allow him to destroy half the universe's population with the snap of a finger. It is up to 18-films' worth…

A Quiet Place Review

In the not too distant future, the world has been ravaged by a mysterious creature that hunts on the basis of sound. The film follows a single family as deal with this new world, especially in light of their incoming child. Directed and co-written by The Office's John Krasinski, who also stars, the film joins Jordan Peele's Get…

Ready Player One Review

In the not terribly distant future, the world's major cities are all now slums. The one source of hope is a contest set up by the late James Halliday, the creator of the virtual reality world of OASIS, the winner of which will take control of Halliday's shares and of the OASIS. Based on the…

Annihilation Review

After her husband suddenly returns from a highly mysterious, year-long mission, a biologist is whisked away to investigate a covert area of the United States, which had been impacted by a meteor strike. Loosely based on the first book of Jeff VanderMeer's Southern Reach trilogy (more on that someday), this story of a deeply mutated area of…

Black Panther Review

After the events of Civil War: Infinity War, Prince T'Challa returns to his home country of Wakanda in order to take his late father's place as king. Once there, he must confront the sins of his father and ancestors in order to determine his country's place in the world. There's a lot of good things to…

The Cloverfield Paradox Review

As an energy crisis leads to international tensions, a group of International scientists are sent into space with a particle accelerator, in hopes of creating an alternative energy solution. However, after a seemingly successful run, they find themselves apparently stranded in space without any guidance system. This is a movie that I have known about…