‘Infinity War’ plenty of action, little story line
May16

‘Infinity War’ plenty of action, little story line

With 18 films all building to a single movie, “Avengers: Infinity War” certainly had a lot to live up to. “Avengers: Infinity War” is constructed as the title would suggest – it is a comic book war film. Characters in this movie will often be introduced instantaneously without an establishment scene. Just like war films, this movie doesn’t have that much time for quiet moments and instead focuses on the terror of war itself. No...

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Unsane – Movie Review
Apr18

Unsane – Movie Review

While some people may think that a film shot on a smart phone or camcorder could never be seen by a large audience, films like these are made each year. Director Steven Soderbergh chose to work with a small budget and a highly unique filming method for his most recent film “Unsane.” The entire film was shot exclusively in 4k on an iPhone 7 Plus and was made for a production budget of 1.5 million dollars. While the slightly...

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A Quiet Place – A Breathless Genre Film
Apr18

A Quiet Place – A Breathless Genre Film

A popular novelty game among families is “the quiet game”. Typically when a group of people attempt to be completely silent, it’s only a matter of time before someone laughs or talks. John Krasinski’s directorial debut “A Quiet Place” illustrates just how much sound humans make on a daily basis. The film takes place in a dystopian future where blind extraterrestrial creatures hunt anything that makes a sound. One family...

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Isle of Dogs – Movie Review
Apr18

Isle of Dogs – Movie Review

  While movies have always been meant to entertain audiences, sometimes it can be easy to predict or anticipate certain arcs in films. Wes Anderson’s newest movie “Isle of Dogs” side steps countless formulas and storytelling elements to create an utterly unpredictable film. The film takes place in the fictitious Japanese city known as Megasaki City. In the city, viruses known as “Dog Flu” and “Snout Fever” have spread...

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‘Annihilation’ A cinematic ride
Feb28

‘Annihilation’ A cinematic ride

Writer and director Alex Garland answers this question in his mind-bending and thought-provoking film. “Annihilation” follows a group of scientists who are sent to explore a mysterious extraterrestrial field known as “The Shimmer.” Once inside, the team attempts to learn more about what is causing the strange event. Science fiction movies rarely explore concepts as thought provoking as “Annihilation” does. Alex Garland directs this...

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