“Blueprint” Film At Chicago International Film Festival Discusses Violence on Chicago’s South Side

When Jerod, a daycare teacher, experiences the death of his close friend, he must decide how to grapple with the violence in his community. Meanwhile, he’s also attempting to mend a tattered relationship with his girlfriend and their two children. A unique collaboration between filmmaker Daryl Wein (Lola Versus) and … [Read More]

Review: Kingsman The Golden Circle Suffered From “Stupid” Marketing

When I heard that Kingsman: The Golden Circle was announced, I was beyond excited. I loved the first film. However, the marketing team went on to simply ruin what was supposed to be a major reveal. Director Matthew Vaughn spoke out about it to IGN. “Well, I’m not in charge … [Read More]

Review: American Assassin Is More Dangerous Than You Think

As an action-junkie, when I first saw the trailer for American Assassin, I was pumped! So of course I was super eager to watch it. Not to mention, I’m a big fan of Dylan O’Brien. (Who I thought just gave his very own audition to play Dick Grayson/Nightwing in this … [Read More]

Review: Mother! Delivers A Constant Flurry of WTF’s

Mother! is one of those movies that will be probably one of the most difficult movies to describe. Even if someone were to tell you the synopsis of the film, that still wouldn’t really be suffice. Even the trailer, which I really appreciated, only gives you maybe 20% of what … [Read More]

IT Movie Review: Chapter One

IT Movie Review I have been waiting to see this film ever since it was announced.  So much so that I actually purchased tickets two weeks before it premiered in theaters.  I saw the 1990 made for television 2-part version when it aired and it terrified me.  I was 13 … [Read More]

Review: Crown Heights Delivers Justice To A Story of Injustice

Crown Heights The Good: Crown Heights’ biggest highlight is probably the story of Colin Warner itself. Based on a true story, Warner’s situation of being wrongfully accused of a crime he did not commit only begins to draw your interest. Within the story, we have almost two movies in one … [Read More]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard Review: Fun & Flawed

I had pretty high expectations going into this one, as this movie starred two of my favorite actors Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds. Not only are they the perfect duo, but seeing these two action movie vets in what seemed like a ‘The Bodyguard’ movie parody was an absolute … [Read More]

“Across the River”: Not what you may expect.

So I had quite imagined what I’d be getting with the new film Across the River would be pretty much a quirky kinda meet cute sorta touchy-feely fun and funny frolic of a take on an extemporaneous contemporary romance.  And while there are some elements of each of the preceding incorporated … [Read More]

REVIEW: Logan Lucky Is Good At What Makes Movies Great

I honestly had no idea what to expect when going into this perfectly scored on Rotten Tomatoes movie. All I knew is that it had an interesting cast, and some pretty quirky looking trailers, that for some reason seemed intriguing enough to go and see. THE GOOD: The Logan Lucky trailers … [Read More]

An Instant Classic: It Stains the Sands Red

It Stains The Sands Red The Good I had seen the trailer for It Stains The Sands Red a few weeks back and thought it looked interesting and unique.  Once I found out It Stains The Sands Red was on video on demand I had a quiet evening one day … [Read More]