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Book Review and Casting Call: ‘One of Us is Lying’ (2017)

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One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus is a Young Adult mystery novel about five high-schoolers who go to detention and one does not make it out alive. The novel is… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Darkest Minds’

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Director: Jennifer Yuh Nelson Cast: Amanda Stenberg, Harris Dickinson, Skylan Brooks, Miya Cech, Mandy Moore, Gwendoline Christie, Bradley Whitford Plot: In the near future all human children begin dying or developing super powers.… Continue reading

A Decade Later Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight’ Remains A Peerless Piece of Cinema Gold

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At the risk of sounding like Abe Simpson shaking his fist at a cloud, I sometimes rail against how easy our society’s movie consumption options have become. VOD, Netflix, HULU, Amazon, iTunes…all of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Meg’

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Director: Jon Turtletaub Cast: Jason Statham, Li Bingbing, Rainn Wilson, Cliff Curtis, Winston Chao, Shuya Sophia Cai, Ruby Rose, Page Kennedy, Masi Oka Plot: A team of marine researchers investigate an unexplored region… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Brood’

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In 1979 Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg made his presence known in the film industry with the strange yet memorable horror film, the Brood. Cronenberg has stated in the past that this was a… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Final Destination’ Pt. 5

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This is a short marathon but featured some huge jumps, both up and down, in quality. Now we’re at a second finale after the first one disappointed. Let’s see if we can leave… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Final Destination’ Pt. 4

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The original director returned for the third movie and it sucked. Now the director of the superior second film is returning! This bodes well. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Movie: The Final Destination… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Christopher Robin’

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Director: Marc Forster Cast: Ewan McGregor, Jim Cummings, Hayley Atwell, Mark Gatiss, Brad Garret, Nick Mohammed, Peter Capaldi, Sophie Okonedo, Toby Jones Plot: Christopher Robin has not given much thought to the 100… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘Final Destination’ Pt. 3

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Right…the franchise is established and they’ve worked out what works best. Plus the original director is back. Things are looking up. Part 1  Part 2 Film: Final Destination 3 Released: 2006 Director: James Wong Cast: Mary Elizabeth… Continue reading

Trial & Error: The Schurest Non-Schur Show

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The golden age of television is winding down. Part of it isn’t necessarily due to a lack of quality but an overabundance of quantity. Every channel is in the prestige drama business, and… Continue reading