Category Archives: Movies

Review: Last Christmas (2019)

Last Christmas. It’s a little weird that nearly two months before Christmas, we get a Christmas-themed romantic comedy. I took it as a sign that there wasn’t a lot of confidence in this movie, to be able to compete in … Continue reading

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Review: Jojo Rabbit

Jojo Rabbit. It’s World War II and little Jojo (Roman Griffin Davis) wants to be a Nazi and fight on the frontlines, encouraged by his imaginary friend Adolf Hitler (played by the film’s writer and director Taika Waititi). At home, … Continue reading

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Review: Playing with Fire (2019)

Playing with Fire. We follow ‘smoke jumper’ Jake Carson (John Cena), a Northern California firefighter known for dropping right into intense wildfires. He’s joined by John Leguizamo, Keegan-Michael Key, and the silent Axe, played by Tyler Mane (best known as … Continue reading

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(Review) Terminator: Dark Fate

Terminator: Dark Fate. It’s been about 18 years since Terminator 2: Judgement Day. In that time, we’ve gotten new Terminator films but nothing really felt like a true sequel to that film. Well, here we are, with a true sequel that can … Continue reading

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Review: Black and Blue (2019)

Black and Blue. This is a surprising time of year for a film like Black and Blue. It’s not an award-contender and it’s not a spooky pre-Halloween outing. This is the type of movie you see in January and February, with … Continue reading

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(Review) Zombieland: Double Tap

Zombieland: Double Tap It’s been ten years since the first Zombieland and now we catch up with our crew. We have the reckless Tallahassee (Woody Harrelson), the neurotic Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg), and the two sisters (Emma Stone and Abigail Breslin). When … Continue reading

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Review: Joker (2019)

Joker. Now, there’s a lot to unpack here. Let’s jump straight to it. The gist. This is a unique entry into the superhero genre, in that it doesn’t feature a superhero. Instead, we follow Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) as he … Continue reading

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