Staggering WWI Epic ‘1917’ Will Have Your Heart Racing (Review)

Staggering WWI Epic ‘1917’ Will Have Your Heart Racing (Review)

If you thought Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk was intense, director Sam Mendes’ 1917 is here to say, “Hold my beer.” That’s not a diss to Dunkirk, which was one of the best movies of 2017. But after witnessing another staggering war epic in the case of 1917, it feels like it’s in a league of its own. This largely is due to 1917 playing out like a one-shot movie. If you’re not familiar with that term, a one-shot movie is “a full-length movie filmed in one long take by a single camera, or manufactured to give the impression it was” (according to Wikipedia). And thanks to a combination of other impressive achievements that come together on the big screen, 1917 is not only filmmaking at its best, but it’s also the best movie of 2019, period.

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The Goldfinch is a 2.5 Hour Lifetime Channel Film About Nothing (Blu-ray Review)

The Goldfinch is a 2.5 Hour Lifetime Channel Film About Nothing (Blu-ray Review)

The Goldfinch comes to DVD and Blu-ray December 3rd and is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Amazon Studios, a Color Force Production, a John Crowley Film. Here is my review: Read more

Blade Runner 2049 is an Instant Sci-Fi Classic (Review)

Blade Runner 2049 is an Instant Sci-Fi Classic (Review)

When I walked into the theater to see Blade Runner 2049 on Monday, I had no idea what to expect. What was the movie actually about? Why is there a sequel to a movie that bombed at the box office and was later deemed a misinterpreted cult classic? As somebody who finds the original 1982 Blade Runner to be highly overrated, I write this review surprised by two things: first, that a sequel to a movie, viewed by many as a misinterpreted, neo-noir sci-fi classic, would be made 35 years later; secondly, (and more surprisingly) that this sequel, Blade Runner 2049, is not only leaps and bounds better than the original, but is also one of the best movies I’ve seen in recent years. Thanks to the movie’s mysterious story, memorable characters, gorgeous visuals, and unparalleled direction from Denis Villeneuve, Blade Runner 2049 is an instant sci-fi classic and one which will be talked about for years to come. Read more

Blade Runner 2049 Announcement Teaser Trailer Brings Rick Deckard Face to Face with Officer K

Blade Runner 2049 Announcement Teaser Trailer Brings Rick Deckard Face to Face with Officer K

From Warner Bros, director Denis Villeneuve (Arrival) and co-producer Ridley Scott comes the long awaited sequel: Bladerunner 2049. Starring Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, Dave Bautista, Ana De Armas and Lennie James, the film hits theaters October 6, 2017. Read more