Film Review: We Need to Do Something

★★★★ Did I seriously just get Rick Rolled by a movie? We Need to Do Something, a bizarre but timely horror/thriller with an injection of dark comedy, hails from writer Max Booth III (based on his own 2020 novella, which I scooped up after finishing this crazy movie) and first-time director Sean King O’Grady. Going … Continue reading Film Review: We Need to Do Something

Film Review: Summer Days, Summer Nights

★★★ Set in 1983 Long Island, Summer Days, Summer Nights is a charming slice-of-life coming-of-age dramedy that attempts to replicate the freewheeling filmmaking style of award-winning director Richard Linklater. Purely an ensemble piece through and through, it collects various rising talent, some of whom like Anthony Ramos have blown up significantly since filming commenced. The … Continue reading Film Review: Summer Days, Summer Nights

Fantasia International Film Festival 2021 Wrap-Up

2021's edition of the Fantasia International Film Festival collects genre cinema of the highest order and eclectic filmmakers with a unique vision. It also happened to have quite a few films I had seen at previous festivals. This wrap-up acts as the cherry-topper for an unconventional fest; included beyond the jump is our entire festival … Continue reading Fantasia International Film Festival 2021 Wrap-Up

TV Review: Only Murders in the Building

Hulu’s newest drama series, the mystery whodunnit Only Murders in the Building, has A-list talent, but commits the biggest genre cardinal sin: the central mystery is simply not that exciting. It brings together three crime podcast obsessed tenants who all live in the same apartment building—Oliver (Martin Short), content to direct as his day job, … Continue reading TV Review: Only Murders in the Building

TV Review: Nine Perfect Strangers

Hulu’s newest dramedy binge comes in the form of the strange, but star-studded, Nine Perfect Strangers. Critics were given access to the first six episodes, which does indeed provide a taste of the bizarre wonders of Tranquilum. There are a fair share of surprises in store—Nine Perfect Strangers does however tell a far more linear … Continue reading TV Review: Nine Perfect Strangers