Movie Review- Black Panther

Ryan Coogler directed the latest edition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe: Black Panther. It works to move forward the plot that Marvel Studios and Disney has created, but still remains to be an original edition following Captain America: Civil War. Don’t worry, there are no spoilers in this review. T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman) is ascending to…

Movie Review- Batman: Gotham By Gaslight

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is an animated film adaption of the DC Comics Steampunk themed graphic novel of the same name. It is directed by Sam Liu and features an ensemble voice cast. Jack the Ripper has come to Victorian-Age Gotham City. After slaying women in England, he hunts victims all through the night. Hotel…

Movie Review- The Polka King

While I did not expect my first film review of 2018 to be The Polka King, I can say that this movie did have a few laughs. Maya Forbes (Infinitely Polar Bear) directs the true story Jan Lewan, a Polish immigrant and self-described “Polka King” who took hundreds of elderly people’s cash in a Ponzi…

Movie Review- Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

I’m ashamed to admit that I have never read Valérian and Laureline, writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières’ space-based comic book series. So, as I type out this review of director  Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, my thoughts are from a completely different perspective.  In the opening sequence, we see how Earth…

Movie Review- Dunkirk

Dunkirk is the latest masterpiece by my favorite director Christopher Nolan. I’m so excited to finally write a review about it. It tells the story of the fallout from the disastrous 1940 battle of Dunkirk during World War 2 as the Nazis took control of France.  It features an ensemble cast including Tom Hardy, Fionn Whitehead,…

Movie Review- Wind River

Wind River is a modern take on the Western genre. It is written and directed by Taylor Sheridan, known for his brief role in the hit FX series Sons of Anarchy. This is his second feature film to direct. Winter has arrived at the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming. While on the hunt for a group…