I was recently inspired by a video essay, made by my colleague Zach Saltz, to make my own Top 100 Favorite Movies. While I erroneously left off guilty pleasures like Moulin Rouge and some Criterion classics, I discovered that I place the original Blade Runner in my top ten. For its time, it was the quintessential sci-fi neo noir classic; a technological wonder that can be appreciated more and more upon multiple watches (or different versions). I audibly gasped when…
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"The black is a better athlete to begin with because he's been bred to be that way..." - Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder
I am an African-American man. I am faster than you. I am stronger than you. I am cooler than you… at least, that is the perception of many. Some of them may even want to be me, although I can hardly say why. Get Out, the debut film by writer/directorJordan Peele (Keanu), delves into the dangers of that…
I was going to share my review of IT but my friend and Letterboxd rock star Christian wraps up everything I wanted to say in his own review: great character development, great use of seeing the fear through the children's eyes, too much use of jump scares (do better), and an awesome performance by Bill Skarsgärd as Pennywise. Like Mr. Ramos, I'm already looking forward to Chapter Two and they BETTER get Amy Adams for the adult role of Beverly!