In an era where Batman seems to reboot biannually and Space Jam finds a new film, some films have remained sacred from the reboot button. West Side Story has remained in this category for the past sixty years, but if there is anyone I would trust to remake this classic, it is Mr. Spielberg. And my prediction is right.
2020 is now a full week in. The confetti and streamers have been cleaned up and we’ve all gotten adjusted to the new year and a new decade. The year where our patience finally pays off has arrived. The movies offered in 2020 have been some that we’ve waited to land on the movie screenContinue reading “The Anticipation: 10 Films I’m looking forward to”
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.”
If there was ever a movie more suited for this current time, The Post would be the one. In this current era, where words are tossed around like “fake news”, we need to be reminded about speaking truth to power through the written word. Despite the period-specific sideburns and a screen choked with casual cigarette smokeContinue reading “‘The Post’ delivers an obvious message, elevated by Hanks’ and Streep’s performances”
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’?”