Celebrate this October 31st by devouring our three “top 10” horror lists, with bonus entries on our choices for “scariest non-horror movies”. Reader beware!
In this second entry of “The Cinematic Squared Circle”, we will be taking a look at the horror comedy Goosebumps and the gothic-romance Crimson Peak. Being October, the two films in question use the month’s presence of Halloween as a selling point for exciting, spooky fun.Read more "The Cinematic Squared Circle: Goosebumps vs. Crimson Peak"
Like Lincoln before it, Bridge of Spies holds America’s feet to the fire, testing our ideals and ethics in conflicts that would be most quickly resolved with their abandonment.Read more "The Guy Who Came In From The Cold: Bridge of Spies Review"
A curious trio of films in the last few years has popped up in the wake of innumerable spandex spectacles: Gravity (2013), Interstellar (2014), and The Martian (2015). The similarities and differences that exist between these three works show three directors wrestling with an industry that prizes countless mutants and super soldiers over the intricate spectrum that is human emotion and its place in a greater cosmos.Read more "Galaxy Quests: The Unlikely Trilogy of Gravity, Interstellar, and The Martian"
Sicario, the latest crime thriller from director Denis Villeneuve, brilliantly translates this artistic challenge into a societal one, boxing its protagonists in such a world that rejects ascendancy in favor of concentrated stagnation, with some moments encouraging outright regression.Read more "Tunnel Vision: Sicario Review"