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  • On the Basis of Sex

    On the Basis of Sex

    ★★★★

    On the Basis of Sex
    Director: Mimi Leder
    Screenwriter: Daniel Stiepleman
    Cinematographer: Michael Grady
    Editor: Michelle Tesoro
    Cast: Felicity Jones, Armie Hammer, Justin Theroux, Kathy Bates, Sam Waterston, Stephen Root, & Cailee Spaeny

    "Women will have achieved true equality when men share with them the responsibility of bringing up the next generation."

    Cookie cutter biopic or not, I really enjoyed On the Basis of Sex. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has grown into something of a cultural icon over the last few years,…

  • All American Christmas Carol

    All American Christmas Carol

    All American Christmas Carol
    Director: Ron Carlson
    Screenwriter: Terri Kauffman
    Cinematographer: Ricardo Jacques Gale
    Editor: Mike Mendez
    Cast: Taryn Manning, Tristan Lake Leabu, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Eric Roberts, Spencer Locke, Shiri Appleby, Beverly D'Angelo, Eddie Jemison, Alex Solowitz, & Meat Loaf

    Dang ghosts are screwing up my life!

    I imagine the idea for this film spurred from a long night of drinking peppermint schnapps in a pickup truck hot tub. One dude was like... "Wouldn't it be wild if we modernized A…

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  • Rear Window

    Rear Window

    ★★★★★

    Rear Window
    Director: Alfred Hitchcock
    Screenwriters: Cornell Woolrich & John Michael Hayes
    Cinematographer: Robert Burks
    Editor: George Tomasini
    Main Cast: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, & Raymond Burr

    Rear Window is a masterpiece. Now, I could write a lengthy review about the beautiful cinematography, the exquisite acting performances, and the seamless sound/video editing, but at this point thousands of critics, both professional and amateur, have written the same exact review. I am not writing a review over Rear Window

  • Whiplash

    Whiplash

    ★★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Whiplash
    Director: Damien Chazelle
    Screenplay: Damien Chazelle
    Cinematography: Sharone Meir
    Editor: Tom Cross
    Main Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser

    I'd rather die drunk, broke at 34 and have people at a dinner table talk about me than live to be rich and sober at 90 and nobody remembered who I was. - Andrew

    First Thoughts…

    Intense. Seriously, this film is unapologetically intense! There were several moments where I was unknowingly hovering above my seat, waiting anxiously…