A Quiet Place (2018)

Director: John Krasinski Writer/s: Bryan Wood, Scott Beck (screenplay by, story by), John Krasinski (screenplay by) Starring: Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe, Cade Woodward, and more. The Intro: We sure have come a long way from watching Jim prank Dwight, huh? If you do not know what I mean, go do some […]

Ready Player One (2018)

Director: Steven Spielberg Writer/s: Zak Penn (screenplay by), Ernest Cline (screenplay by, based on the novel by) Starring: Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn, Lena Waithe, T.J. Miller, Simon Pegg, Mark Rylance, and more. The Intro: You can imagine the skepticism in me as I go from one Spielberg film to another in a little […]

Unsane (2018)

Director: Steven Soderbergh Writer/s: Jonathan Bernstein, James Greer Starring: Joshua Leonard, Claire Foy, Jay Pharoah, Juno Temple, and more. The Intro: I first saw a trailer to the film “Unsane” on a Facebook ad of all places. I thought the film looked layered and interesting. Even then, another surprise came to my attention that director […]

The Strangers: Prey at Night (2018)

Director: Johannes Roberts Writer/s: Bryan Bertino, Ben Kentai Starring: Christina Hendricks, Bailee Madison, Martin Henderson, Lewis Pullman, Emma Bellomy, Damian Maffei, Lea Enslin, and more. The Intro: In 2008, a film came out that became an instant favorite of mine despite its mass disapproval from audiences and critics. The reason I loved this movie, you […]

Red Sparrow (2018)

Director: Francis Lawrence Writer/s: Justin Haythe (screenplay by), Jason Matthews (based upon the books by) Starring: Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jeremy Irons, and more. The Intro: Before I begin, I must say it is nice to go back to my normal flow of things after that Oscar content rush I had. As always, […]

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)

Director: Martin McDonagh Writer: Martin McDonagh Starring: Fances McDormand, Caleb Landry Jones, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, and more. The Intro: “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” has been the talk of the awards season. Taking a number of awards home from the BAFTA’s, SAGA, and Golden Globes. Three Billboards is a front runner for a number […]

Annihilation (2018)

Director: Alex Garland Writer/s: Alex Garland (written for the screen by), Jeff VanderMeer (based on the novel by) Starring: Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tuva Novotny, Tessa Thompson, and more. The Intro: One look into this trailer and who was at the helm of it and I was sold. “Annihilation” comes […]

Call Me By Your Name (2017)

Director: Luca Guadagnino Writer: James Ivory (screenplay by), André Aciman (based on the novel by) Starring: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel, and more. The Intro: Among the Oscar Best Pictures for the year of 2018, two films stand out as films that I knew virtually nothing about. Those films are […]

Black Panther (2018)

Director: Ryan Coogler Writer/s: Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole (written by), Stan Lee, Jack Kirby (based on the Marvel Comics by) Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong’o, Danai Gurira, Martin Freeman, Daniel Kaluuya, Letita Wright, and more. The Intro: From the early announcement of “Black Panther” becoming an installment in the Marvel Cinematic […]

Darkest Hour (2017)

Director: Joe Wright Writer: Anthony McCarten Starring: Gary Oldman, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, Lily James, Ronald Pickup, and more. The Intro: With Oscars season upon us, it is time for my string of Oscar Best Picture nominee reviews! As most of you may know, I am a big fan of the Oscars. I was […]