Steven Spielberg. The measuring stick of directors, both current and aspiring, has been celebrated for his mastery behind the camera. At one time or another, someone has watched a Spielberg film. Besides his more adult-themed movies such as Saving Private Ryan, Lincoln, and Schindler’s List, the 71-year old has stoked the imagination with The AdventuresContinue reading “‘Ready Player One’: a thrilling sci-fi popcorn fantasy that honors the youth in us all.”
After much hype, advertisement, television spots, and a stellar 98% fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes (if you want to rate the movies you see from critics), the Marvel Cinematic Universe unleashed its newest film. And this superhero film exceeds expectations.
In case anyone hasn’t been paying attention, Hollywood has been on a pop culture-fueled train; the ’80s seemingly being the core focus as movies and television try to prove that what is old can be new again. When done well, shows like Netflix’s hit Stranger Things to movies such as Emma Stone’s Easy A, pop culture fromContinue reading “Are you ‘Ready Player One’?”