Steven’s 2017 Recap

An undeniably strong year in film, 2017 had a little something for everyone. Horror aficionados got theirs with films like Get Out, It and It Comes At Night, indie junkies got their fix with Lady Bird, Columbus, A Ghost Story and Personal Shopper, and superhero fans were given perhaps the best year for superhero films of all time with Logan, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man: Homecoming and […]

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“Coco” is Pixar’s Newest Classic

Coco tells the story of Miguel Rivera (Anthony Gonzalez), a small-town Mexican boy with dreams of becoming an accomplished musician, much like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz (Benjamin Bratt). The Rivera family, shoe-makers in occupation, have a generations-old “no music” ban in the household, causing Miguel to resort to extreme actions in his journey […]

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Justice League: Cereal-Brand Avengers

**THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS** Picking up where Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice left off, Superman has remained dead, leaving a shattered world in a state of hopelessness and mourning. Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) try their best to keep a sense of order in their respective areas, but recent events have […]

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Steven’s Films of the Week

A Ghost Story (2017) Director: David Lowery Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara Distributor: A24 Budget: $100,000 Box Office: $1.9 million Run Time: 1 hour 32 minutes David Lowery’s A Ghost Story is the most ambitious project of 2017 thus far. The film follows C (Casey Affleck), who dies in a car accident early on in the […]

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle and the Kinetic Energy of Matthew Vaughn

The sequel to 2015’s Kingsman: The Secret Service, The Golden Circle reunites the creative team behind 2015’s smash hit for another ride on the Kingsman train. The first film, based on Mark Millar’s 2012 graphic novel, planted the seeds of the franchise’s universe, as its new-born successor steps in to water them. Eggsy Unwin (Taron Egerton), gentleman spy and […]

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REVIEW: Wind River

A powerhouse directorial debut and yet another great script, Taylor Sheridan proves yet again that he’s one of the most talented figures in Hollywood today. Although not as well-defined as it could’ve been, Wind River is certainly a proud achievement for a first-time director and an excellent sign of things to come. A quiet film, Wind River […]

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Game of Thrones Season 7 Finale: “The Dragon and the Wolf” Synopsis & Recap [SPOILERS]

THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS SPOILERS   Well. That was quick. After just seven episodes, HBO’s Game of Thrones wraps up season number seven, three episodes short of the usual season length. With the endgame ever-so near, it’s been fascinating watching six seasons worth of build-up finally come to its culmination. At 79 minutes and 43 seconds long, The Dragon […]

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REVIEW: True Detective Season One

Due to some (not so recent) news of the True Detective anthology series revival and some heavy persuasion, I decided to go back and watch the first season to see what exactly I missed out on in 2014. Dark and gritty, True Detective Season One is nothing short of a masterpiece of television. Backed by an excellent […]

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