The Red Turtle is Beautiful Beyond Description

While you may have heard of one the production companies that worked on The Red Turtle, Studio Ghibli, chances are you’ve never heard of the film’s Director: Michaël Dukok de Wit. I certainly had never heard of him before. But that’s not surprising when you realize that The Red Turtle is de Wit’s first feature-length film. Before Red … More The Red Turtle is Beautiful Beyond Description

5 Movies to Watch at Christmas (and Other Times Too)

Merry Christmas everyone! Regardless of whether or not you celebrate Christmas, it’s been the inspiration for some fantastic films. While the following five movies are best enjoyed during the holiday season, these classics can be watched any time of the year. Some of them are true Christmas classics, while others are Christmas movies by the loosest definitions. … More 5 Movies to Watch at Christmas (and Other Times Too)

A New World: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Like so many members of my generation, I grew up reading Harry Potter. I can remember when I was a kid and excitedly talked with my friends about the next Harry Potter book or film. And while I found more interest in other things later in life, I can still look back when I was reading … More A New World: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Review

Digimon Adventure Tri: Confession Review

Disclaimer: Minor Spoilers Ahead The biggest problem with the last two Digimon Adventure Tri films has been the pacing. Because the story is split into six parts, each film faces the difficult task of trying to provide enough plot development to keep the larger narrative progressing while trying to be its own movie. This tactic has … More Digimon Adventure Tri: Confession Review

Not Crystal Clear – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Review

Before I get to my review, I want to give my thoughts and some background on the history of video game films. Unlike books and comics, video games have been relatively unsuccessful when it comes to making the cinematic transition. Perhaps it’s the jarring transformation from an interactive medium to a non-interactive one, or maybe it’s … More Not Crystal Clear – Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV Review

Star Trek Beyond Review: Where No One Has Gone Before

Space: the final frontier. Except, if you’re an entry in the Star Trek franchise then space usually isn’t very mysterious. Over the past 50 years, various incarnations of the Enterprise and her crew have been exploring the so-called “final frontier” on behalf of the Federation. From the original series to the next generation and a … More Star Trek Beyond Review: Where No One Has Gone Before