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  • Half Nelson

    Half Nelson

    ★★★★

    Before Ryan Gosling was in Blue Valentine and Drive he was giving one of the performances of his career in Half Nelson.
    Ryan Gosling is an actor that can effortlessly shift from starring in bigger-budgeted and star-studded casted films to small independent powerhouse films that carry grit and realism to the maximum extent. Half Nelson is a slice of life independent film with an unconventional crack addict middle school teacher in an urban public school who unknowingly is on the…

  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★★

    Blade Runner is a cult sci-fi classic that I have been wanting to see for a long time even with the negative stigma I heard. While I can see how this film may not resonate with others I mostly enjoyed what Blade Runner had to offer.
    The world of Blade Runner is extremely intriguing and marvelous. Ridley Scott has crafted a world that is unique and enticing at every corner which has to mainly do with the dazzling visual effects,…

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    I have come to a simple conclusion in life; if David Fincher is the director then I must watch it!
    Zodiac is a fantastic crime, mystery, and thriller from beginning to end. This film, along with being brilliantly paced for being near three hours, crafts an intricate and lengthy timeline that is never confusing nor stale. The entire ensemble featuring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., and more are dynamically fleshed out and amazing in their roles. Fincher's direction…

  • The Conversation

    The Conversation

    ★★★★

    I had to watch The Conversation for sound design and it makes complete sense as the sound design is absolutely excellent!
    This is not one of my favorite Francis Ford Coppola films, but I do respect this film as it is a solidly crafted film which came in the midst of The Godfather: Part One and Part Two. As stated above the sound design production in this film is fantastic and is its own character as it plays a major…