‘The Nun’ falls back on the same mistakes as the first Annabelle

Hopefully it will continue following Annabelle’s footsteps if a sequel is made. “The Nun,” directed by Corin Hardy, is yet another installment in the Conjuring franchise and follows Sister Irene (Taissa Farmiga, sister of Conjuring star Vera Farmiga) and Father Burke (Demián Bichir) as they’re sent to a Convent in 1952 Romania by the Vatican to […]

‘Operation Finale’ Softens the Edges of History, Creating an Engrossing and Moving Film

‘Operation Finale’ tells the gripping story of Nazi Adolf Eichmann’s long-awaited capture in Buenos Aries in 1960. Although this true tale is fictionalized and dramatized in order to make the emotions of both Eichmann and his capturers the focal point, director Chris Weitz does a good job of telling this important story. The core of […]

‘Searching’ Reveals the Jarring Reality Behind Relationships and Technology

‘Searching’ is an innovative thriller that allows the digital technology we use in our everyday lives to reveal its dark plot. The film first introduces us to the Kim family, via David Kim’s desktop. What we discover is a happy California family, but within the first 15 minutes, we become witnesses to emails and Google […]

Avengers: Infinity War SPOILER FREE review

“Avengers: Infinity War” is one of the most anticipated movies of the year and has already become the highest grossing opening of all time, and for good reason. “Avengers: Infinity War” is the third installment of the Avengers, the 19th movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and stars… well… pretty much everyone. Directed by brothers […]

A Quiet Place movie review

There’s a perfectly sound reason why “A Quiet Place” has a 95 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. “A Quiet Place” is a suspense thriller starring John Krasinski and Emily Blunt along with Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe and follows the Abbott family in the year 2020. A breed of blind, Stranger Things-like creatures roam the […]

Ready Player One Movie Review

Ready Player One is a futuristic look at how the world of video games and virtual reality could cause real complications in real life. The film follows the adventures of Wade Watts, a boy who spends most of his waking moments in a VR world called the Oasis. The Oasis is actually where most of […]

Love, Simon Movie Review

“Love Simon” is just like every single coming-of-age romantic comedy ever made… and that’s exactly what makes it so great. It is an adaptation of the young adult novel “Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli and follows Simon Spier (“Melissa and Joey”‘s Nick Robinson) and his friends Leah (“13 Reasons Why”‘s Katherine Langford), Abby (“X-Men: […]

The 15:17 to Paris

“The 15:17 to Paris” is a movie whose subject is more than worthy of silver-screen adaptation, and one which attempts to approach this subject in a three-dimensional, human manner. But wooden acting, unconvincing dialogue and a Wikipedian approach to storytelling lead to a viewing experience flatter than a penny left on the railroad tracks. The […]