Mortal Kombat (2021)

Director: Simon McQuoidWriter/s: Greg Russo, Dave Callaham, Oren Uziel, Ed Boon, John TobiasStarring: Lewis Tan, Jessica McNamee, Josh Lawson, Joe Taslim, Mehcad Brooks, and more. The Intro:WOOOOOO! I have been excited for this one! I have loved “Mortal Kombat” since I was a kid. I even love the 1995 film for what it was worth! […]

The Father (2020)

Director: Florian ZellerWriter/s: Christopher Hampton, Florian ZellerStarring: Anthony Hopkins, Olivia Colman, and more. The Intro:Not only did “The Father” fly under my radar for Best Picture at the Oscars, but it flew under my radar as a film in general. I did not know much about the film going into my view, but the closer […]

Mank (2020)

Director: David FincherWriter: Jack FincherStarring: Gary Oldman, Amanda Seyfried, and more. The Intro:It took awhile for me to catch this one. I intended to watch it when it came out, but it did not get exactly rave reviews. Obviously with the Oscars coming soon and “Mank” getting the big nomination for Best Picture, it was […]

The Trial of the Chicago 7 (2020)

Director: Aaron SorkinWriter: Aaron SorkinStarring: Eddie Redmayne, Alex Sharp, Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, John Carroll Lynch, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Mark Rylance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Frank Lengella, and more. The Intro:Oscar season has begun! Making a strong case is the new Netflix exclusive, “The Trial of the Chicago 7.” This film tells the story involving the […]

Nobody (2021)

Director: Ilya NaishullerWriter: Derek KolstadStarring: Bob Odenkirk, Aleksey Serebryakov, Christopher Lloyd, RZA, and more. The Intro:I love Bob Odenkirk. I love the “John Wick” series. I love wild action flicks. So what is not to love here? “Nobody” is from some of the minds of the Wick series and boasts some top talent in the […]

Chaos Walking (2021)

Director: Doug LimanWriter/s: Patrick Ness, Christopher FordStarring: Tom Holland, Daisy Ridley, Nick Jonas, Mads Mikkelsen, David Oyelowo, Cynthia Erivo, and more. The Intro:It is nice to finally get some more new movies out in theaters that I am actually interested in. As of late, I have only been able to see the likes of “Judas […]

Nomadland (2020)

Director: Chloé ZhaoWriter/s: Jessica Bruder, Chloé ZhaoStarring: Frances McDormand, and more. The Intro:With award season buzzing, the leaders of the pack are starting to separate themselves, especially with the conclusion of The Golden Globes last night. One of the most talked about is “best director” winner herself, Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland.” I have been hyped to […]

Minari (2020)

Director: Lee Isaac ChungWriter: Lee Isaac ChungStarring: Steven Yeun, Yeri Han, Alan S. Kim, Noel Cho, Yuh-jung Youn, and more. The Intro:Listen, I am a broken record here… You get the gist of it. A24 production, Steven Yeun (one of my favorites from when “The Walking Dead” was good), and a possibly heart-breaking movie? Sign […]

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

Director: Shaka KingWriter/s: Will Berson, Shaka King, Kenneth Lucas, Keith LucasStarring: Daniel Kaluuya, LaKeith Stanfield, Jesse Plemons, Dominique Fishback, and more. The Intro:Daniel Kaluuya and LaKeith Stanfield… Stamp it, seal it, I’m gonna watch it. This film had “impressive” written all over it and I am here for it. IMDB Summary:“The story of Fred Hampton, […]

Requiem for a Dream (RR) (2000)

Director: Darren AronofskyWriter/s: Hubert Selby Jr., Darren AronofskyStarring: Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Marlon Wayans, and more. Requested by an unknown requestor The Intro:I was asked via email to tackle an Aronofsky work. Which, if you know of his films, you know are a trip in the lightest of explanations. I had heard of […]