Review – Detroit

Set during the 1967 Detroit riots, the simply-titled Detroit follows a substory that occurred within that larger, nationally reported framework.  Taking the reins of the film is Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, who has forged a very successful career by translating historical events into film, having helmed Zero Dark Thirty as well as The Hurt Locker.  Detailing an... Continue Reading →

Review – A Ghost Story

A Ghost Story is the latest film from the dynamic A24 Studios.  If you're a regular reader, you may know that A24 has become one of my favorite studios (pretty much second only to Marvel).  They consistently put out thoughtful, ingenious films with ultra-talented casts and crews and are almost singlehandedly reinventing the medium.  Just some of... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Men in Black

Original US release date: July 2, 1997 Production budget: $90,000,000 Worldwide gross: $589,390,539 Based on the Marvel comic (yep), Barry Sonnenfeld's Men in Black just recently celebrated its twentieth anniversary.  How old does that make you feel, huh?  Upon its original release, the film was a smash hit, earning more than five times its production budget in... Continue Reading →

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