Ingrid Goes West dives face first into Single White Female territory with a splash of Desperately Seeking Susan for the millennial generation.
Rebellious teenage orphan Ricky Baker (Julian Dennison) is shipped off to live with a foster family in the New Zealand countryside. Unhappy with his new surroundings, he attempts to run away and hide in the unforgiving wilderness. His reluctant caretaker Hector (Sam Neill) eventually finds him, and the unlikely duo survive in the harsh terrain… Continue reading Hunt For the Wilderpeople Review
#OscarsSoWhite, the hashtag heard around the world, has officially upstaged the fact that Leonardo DiCaprio may win his first Oscar this year. Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio is on the verge of being an afterthought. The hashtag has been around since last years' Oscars, and it’s being used to talk about the lack of diversity… Continue reading Top 10 Movies of 2015 & #OscarsSoWhite
"When you get to hell, John, tell them Daisy sent you..." Racist, misogynistic, offensive, graphically violent. Would you expect anything less from writer/director Quentin Tarantino? Tarantino's eighth film, to no surprise, is receiving it's fair share of backlash from critics for going too far and being too Tarantino. Although I cringed, felt uncomfortable and covered my… Continue reading The Hateful Eight – Total Tarantino
"Home is home." One day the sun will come out, and you'll realize that this is where your life is. At least that's what Brooklyn is trying to tell us, but despite its beauty and poetic charm, the movie falls flat for a film considered one of the year's best. Brooklyn is a cinematic art piece on… Continue reading Brooklyn is Beautiful Yet Bland