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

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

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

Room Review: Emotionally Intense and Wonderful

One of the incredible powers of both literature and film is their ability to tell stories most couldn’t even possibly conceive. However, the best stories aren’t the ones that are pure fantasy but grounded in truth. Stories that no matter how implausible they might seem, have happened. While most of us will never know what … More Room Review: Emotionally Intense and Wonderful

Why the New Star Trek TV Series Has Already Gone Wrong

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise, but it is possible to be both excited about something and worried about it at the same time. These conflicting feelings are common, especially with the continuing trend of bringing old franchises back in the form of reboots and spinoffs. So when it was announced that Star Trek would be … More Why the New Star Trek TV Series Has Already Gone Wrong