Review – The Darkest Minds

Based upon Alexandra Bracken's novel of the same name, Jennifer Yuh Nelson's The Darkest Minds is the latest attempt at a dystopian young adult franchise starter, hoping to follow suit and tap into the same audience that made the Hunger Games series such a massive success. Bracken's series of novels has proven popular enough to... Continue Reading →

Review – The Post

I've said it numerous times before, but I'll state, once again, that Tom Hanks is my all-time favorite actor.  There's absolutely no way I would miss any of his films in the theater, but team him up with Steven Spielberg and Meryl Streep and I don't see how anyone with decent taste could resist.  If that... Continue Reading →

#Throwback Thursday – Philadelphia

Original US release date: December 24, 1993 Production budget: $26,000,000 Worldwide gross: $206,678,440 Released at the end of 1993 (just in time for awards season), Philadelphia was director Jonathan Demme's theatrical follow-up to his acclaimed - and now classic - Best Picture winner The Silence of the Lambs.  To this day, this film remains the... Continue Reading →

Review – Get Out

It's always fun to see an established talent step out of their comfort zone.  That's exactly what Jordan Peele - most closely associated with the comedy duo of Key and Peele, along with Keegan Michael Key - has done with Get Out.  Stepping far away from his comedic safe zone, Peele takes the reigns as... Continue Reading →

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