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  • Lord of the Flies

    Lord of the Flies


    My mom teaches English at the local high-school and had reread Lord of the Flies to see if it was the right new book to add to her curriculum. I’ve never read the book, but I had a general understanding of the premise. We sat down to watch adaptation that fairs best among critics and left the film with wildly different impressions.

    She loved the adaptation. Everything she’s read simply leapt to life, following the book linearly and completely, never…

  • Black Panther

    Black Panther


    I comes as no surprise I am yet again hating on a Marvel film. It comes as even less of a surprise that I’m starting my review off reiterating my point. I feel like a broken record, constantly hitting the same beat. Maybe because this film’s marginally better than most of the other Marvel garbage I’ll go into depth explaining the small differences, but I’ve run out of energy trying to explain why these films aren’t good.

    The biggest contributing…

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  • A Ghost Story

    A Ghost Story



    I feel ashamed, because A Ghost Story was trying to tell this sobering tale about life, loss, and legacy. The whole movie was designed to get the viewer emotionally charged and in a contemplatively sad state. Yet, how could I be sad when I had this giant grin across my face? I was witnessing greatness and couldn't properly handle the dual emotional I was feeling.

    Written and directed by David Lowery, I wish I hadn't waited to watch this…

  • Risen


    My mom loved it.

    I had semi-high hopes for Risen. As a Christian, I am always longing for a good faith-based film to come along. I believe the winning formula is in a Ben-Hur-esque drama that coincides with biblical principles.

    Maybe its just been to long since I've seen a truly bad Christian film to compare, but this was honestly terrible. I finished and desperately searched for elements I could praise, but left entirely empty. Even the premise is squandered,…