Sam Mendes’ epic war film “1917” effectively demonstrates an incredibly human story of comradery and family accompanied by striking visuals. A titan in pre-production planning that has been collecting accolades globally, “1917” is written by Mendes and Krysty Wilson-Cairns (in her feature debut) based in part of a story toldContinue Reading

Taika Waititi’s “Jojo Rabbit” is an unbelievable amalgamation of everything that makes a classic coming-of-age movie; growing up on different sides of the street, challenging authority, interacting with a changing culture—all set against a peculiar interpretation of one of the darkest decades in human history.   “Jojo Rabbit” is setContinue Reading

In addition to being an incredibly smart film, “Knives Out” is a compelling mystery with poignant political commentary.    The whodunit centers around the death of wealthy mystery novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer). In addition to the unexpected and unusual tragedy, the family’s eyes turn to his fortune – hisContinue Reading

Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” had been hailed as one of the best films of the year even before it hit theaters in the United States. The film contains elements from a wide variety of genres, especially thrillers and black comedies. Bong’s previous directorial endeavors like “Snowpiercer” and “Okja” have found successContinue Reading

After a stellar directorial debut in 2015 with “The Witch,” Robert Eggers marks a triumphant return with his sophomore feature-length film “The Lighthouse.” With only two films under his belt, Eggers already has won the public over with his recognizable style of filmmaking. His approach has curated unusual and uncomfortableContinue Reading