SIFF 2022: The Ghastly Brothers

★★★★ A creepy comedy in the vein of classics such as Beetlejuice and Casper, The Ghastly Brothers is a collaboration between two real-life brothers: director, writer, and star Michael Van Ostade, with co-writer and costar, Andrew James Van Ostade. This dark Belgian comedy reminds us that the scariest thing of all are the inner demons … Continue reading SIFF 2022: The Ghastly Brothers

Film Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

★★★★★ Nicolas Cage is very much a love or hate kind of actor—his fanbase is loud and supportive, while his haters are equally so. I would say I find myself somewhere in the middle, admiring his off-the-wall performances in films like Face/Off and Gone in Sixty Seconds. He has an equal amount of missteps as … Continue reading Film Review: The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

CIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

2022's Cleveland International Film Festival hosted a variety of excellent screenings, both in person and online. Being unavailable to go in person, we covered this one virtually. Check out our full roundup of films that screened this year, including links to those we have previously covered. 1991 Depicting a specific time period (expressly, 1991 Guatemala), … Continue reading CIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

Film Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2

★★★★ Despite not being the biggest fan of 2020’s Sonic the Hedgehog, I was optimistic for this second journey thanks to the end-credits stinger it left us with—Tails, Sonic’s two-tailed fox bestie, must deliver a crucial message! Emerging from a rotating ring vortex, Tails flew down, ready to embark on a brand-new journey. Now, Sonic … Continue reading Film Review: Sonic the Hedgehog 2