Annihilation (Full Review)

Alex Garland emerged in a big way with 2014’s Ex_Machina. His directorial debut showed that he had the chops to make an intense science fiction thriller without big, bloated CGI effects. In his much anticipated follow up, Garland brings in an impressive cast to take on Jeff VanderMeer’s bestselling novel, Annihilation. Natalie Portman stars as Lena, […]

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Creed (Full Review)

Remember that twelve round Mayweather/Pacquiao fight so many of us found to be a dud, because by the end both fighters looked like they’d barely taken a slap to the face? Rocky movies might have had a lot to do with those gripes. In movies, fights involve bloodied noses and swollen faces. But these brutal, […]

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Dear White People, don’t be afraid to watch Dear White People (or read this review)

Writer/director Justin Simien knew what he was doing when he chose this title. Few films are more aptly named. And if the title makes you feel awkward, then you yourself should probably be watching this movie. There is a saying that laughter is the best medicine. With Dear White People, Simien hopes that satire is […]

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