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  • Gary Oldman finally secured his long overdue Best Actor award for his portrayal of Britain's war-time leader. But Benjamin Cox can't help but wonder if the film has as much to say about politics in Britain today.

    Should I Watch..? 'Darkest Hour'

    Should I Watch..? 'Darkest Hour'

    by Benjamin Cox1

  • Not normally a fan of real-life-based films, Benjamin Cox finds his interest piqued by the first decent film about Formula One. Can Ron Howard do for motor racing what 'Apollo 13' did for space flight?

    Should I Watch..? 'Rush'

    Should I Watch..? 'Rush'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • Lighthearted and inspiring, Donnie Yen's turn as a first time teacher with a troubled past is a positive and different turn for the Chinese superstar. The action is great and the drama masterfully plucks your heartstrings. Big Brother is mostly a grand slam that is well worth seeing.

    'Big Brother' (2018) Review

    'Big Brother' (2018) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • The Silent Child is a short film released in 2017, which won an Academy Award for it's excellent and moving portrayal of a young deaf child who is affected greatly by sign language. This film raises awareness for the importance of sign language in schools - very important film!

    The Silent Child - Short Film Analysis

    The Silent Child - Short Film Analysis

    by Katie Newbery0

  • 1997's mega blockbuster hit Titanic took audiences and critics by storm, achieving both major critical and commercial success. It helped launched the careers of its star-crossed lovers leads, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. Let's take a look at some fascinating facts about the beloved hit film.

    30 Fascinating Facts About the Film

    30 Fascinating Facts About the Film "Titanic"

    by Rachel M Johnson2

  • Having recently declared "The Wrestler" as the best pro-wrestling movie in history, it's time for Benjamin Cox to examine the credentials of the Number One Contender. Fight!

    Should I Watch..? 'Fighting With My Family'

    Should I Watch..? 'Fighting With My Family'

    by Benjamin Cox1

  • Elijah Bynum's writing and directorial debut is part Scarface, part Saved by the Bell, and part The Social Network but it does little to establish any sort of identity of its own. At least Timothée Chalamet got to raid Steve from Blue's Clues closet before filming began.

    'Hot Summer Nights' (2018) Review

    'Hot Summer Nights' (2018) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • Detroit is an excruciating two and a half hours, but John Boyega, Will Poulter, and Algee Smith make the experience worthwhile.

    Detroit (2017) Review

    Detroit (2017) Review

    by Chris Sawin1

  • The critically acclaimed and box office hit Forrest Gump was released on July 6, 1994. It earned a whopping $677 million and earned 6 Oscars, including Best Actor for Tom Hanks. In honor of its 25th anniversary, let's take a look at some heartwarming facts about the treasured film.

    30 Heartwarming Facts About "Forrest Gump"

    30 Heartwarming Facts About "Forrest Gump"

    by Rachel M Johnson0

  • The Young Victoria, a 2008 film directed by Jean-Marc Valle and starring Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, and Paul Bettany, tells the story of Victoria’s ascent to the throne. The movie gives a brief depiction of Victoria’s early life and her hatred of the Kensington system, a strict set of rules placed on her by her mother and her mother’s advisor, Sir John Conroy, but the movie primarily focuses on the events that take place between 1836 and 1840, chronicling Victoria’s rise to the throne, early re

    Historical Inaccuracies in the Young Victoria

    Historical Inaccuracies in the Young Victoria

    by Josh Wilmoth5

  • One of the most legendary and iconic movies in history, "Casablanca" remains one of the best after all this time. Benjamin Cox takes a look at what makes this unforgettable film so good.

    Should I Watch..? 'Casablanca'

    Should I Watch..? 'Casablanca'

    by Benjamin Cox2

  • A South Korean period drama taking place in 1925. Directed by Park Hoon-jung (New World) and starring Choi Min-sik (Oldboy, Lucy). Distributed by Well Go USA.

    The Tiger (2016) review

    The Tiger (2016) review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • Candy is decent movie about a poett with a 'creative lifestyle' that includes love for heroin. In the mix is a love story or maybe more precise a relationship filled with despair, addiction and romance.

    A Bittersweet Love Story: 'Candy' Movie Review

    A Bittersweet Love Story: 'Candy' Movie Review

    by Sam Shepards0

  • At long last, the time has come! HBO's Deadwood: The Movie has finally arrived. And here are the best parts that really blew us away.

    The Best Parts of Deadwood: The Movie

    The Best Parts of Deadwood: The Movie

    by The Gutter Monkey0

  • Francis Ford Coppola has struggled to escape the legacy of 'The Godfather' but is it really as good as they say it is? Benjamin Cox is gonna write you a review you can't refuse.

    Should I Watch..? 'The Godfather'

    Should I Watch..? 'The Godfather'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • Just a couple of years after its publication, Harper Lee's classic novel was adapted into a timeless film, one which would captivate audiences for generations. Benjamin Cox takes a fond look back.

    Should I Watch..? 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

    Should I Watch..? 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

    by Benjamin Cox5

  • This is a non-spoiler review of “Tolkien” starring Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Harry Gilby, and more!

    Movie Review: “Tolkien”

    Movie Review: “Tolkien”

    by Movie Beasts0

  • 'Adaptation' is a film about the difficulty of adapting a challenging book into a film. Nicholas Cage plays a screen writer in his struggles to adapt a book with no real story into a work of cinema.

    Film Review: Adaptation

    Film Review: Adaptation

    by Rachael Lefler1

  • The film is rather a concise version that makes no judgement against anyone. It should be noted that although the version that the film offers is quite attached to reality, it is not a documentary but a recreation of what happened that manages to stick to the story's core.

    Film Review: 'Gloria'

    Film Review: 'Gloria'

    by Silvia Munguia0

  • The sad, sincere ballad of James Fogle. Matt Dillon plays the leader of a gang of drug addicts. This movie broke necessary ground for later drug addiction movies like Requiem for a Dream and Trainspotting.

    'Drugstore Cowboy' - Movie Review

    'Drugstore Cowboy' - Movie Review

    by Sam Shepards0

  • Twenty-five years after its initial release, this film still remains one of the most beloved movies of its generation. Why is that? Benjamin Cox digs deep to uncover Shawshank's secrets.

    Should I Watch..? 'The Shawshank Redemption'

    Should I Watch..? 'The Shawshank Redemption'

    by Benjamin Cox1

  • A recently widowed wife raising her daughter alone has come to a crisis of faith when she hits a financial struggle to keep her home. She also meets a race car driver that tries to date her.

    'God Bless the Broken Road' (2018) Movie Review

    'God Bless the Broken Road' (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • A list of Korean dramas that aired in 2014 from the big names to the lesser known ones.

    2014 Korean Dramas List

    2014 Korean Dramas List

    by eternisemoi5

  • For more than thirty years, the John Hughes canon has served as the paragon of teen movies. Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, and the rest may not have been perfect (let’s face it─The Breakfast Club...

    "The Edge of Seventeen" Movie Review

    by Collin Parker0

  • The film that launched Orson Welles' career and instantly become a classic, this is frequently cited as one of the greatest movies ever. Benjamin Cox is certainly impressed.

    Should I Watch..? 'Citizen Kane'

    Should I Watch..? 'Citizen Kane'

    by Benjamin Cox3

  • The sensual decadence of a millenial yuppie. Man's materialist desire is probably at or near its peak now. Addiction is rampant in today's society. Here we have an intimate look at sexual desire going to extremes.

    'Shame' - Movie Review

    'Shame' - Movie Review

    by Sam Shepards2

  • “I hate anyone that isn’t white Protestant,” begins Danny Vinyard, his words permeating into the humid VeniceBeach air, drawing explicit amens from his overweight Nazi friend whose mitt of a hand captures his speech with a recorder....

    Sociological Theories in the Movie American History X

    Sociological Theories in the Movie American History X

    by Matt_Anselmi6

  • This is a short review of the underrated film The Door in the Floor. It is an absolute rarity that the film is seen or discussed. The story tells the story of the destruction of the Crane marriage.

    The Door in the Floor: A Criminally Underrated Film

    The Door in the Floor: A Criminally Underrated Film

    by Adam Wiebe0

  • This is a non-spoiler review of “I, Tonya” starring Margot Robbie, Sebastian Stan, Allison Janney, and more!

    Movie Review: “I, Tonya”

    Movie Review: “I, Tonya”

    by Movie Beasts0

  • Spun is another movie about meth addiction. It tries to have an even more flashy aesthetic than Requiem for a Dream, which combined with its more comic moments also makes it lighter to swallow. It's still much about lowlife, high speed drug addiction, but less of the horrible drama.

    'Spun' Review - Meth, Insomnia and MTV Aesthetic

    'Spun' Review - Meth, Insomnia and MTV Aesthetic

    by Sam Shepards3

  • Battle of the Sexes shows both how much and how little progress we've actually made in equal rights, but does so while being fun and avoiding being preachy or heavy handed.

    Random Review: Battle of the Sexes

    Random Review: Battle of the Sexes

    by Gracchus Gruad1

  • The South Korean action thriller "Tunnel" starring Ha Jung-woo, Doona Bae, and Oh Dal-su is currently playing in a limited theatrical run across the country. http://www.wellgousa.com/theatrical/tunnel

    Tunnel (2016) review

    Tunnel (2016) review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • Abby Johnson realizes the true horrors of Planned Parenthood. What she sees... changes everything. Supposedly. *WARNING* There is some graphic imagery displayed within this article pertaining to certain scenes that occur in the movie involving abortions. You have been warned.

    'Unplanned' (2019) Movie Review

    'Unplanned' (2019) Movie Review

    by John Plocar4

  • Some movies have that “Oscar bait” air about them—triumphant, uplifting, and powerful biopics of groundbreaking people who fought for human rights and made the world a better place through an unending struggle. And after viewing the trailer, it was very easy to imagine putting the Ruth Bader ...

    "On the Basis of Sex" Movie Review

    by Collin Parker1

  • Quentin Tarantino has always worn his love for vintage Hollywood on his sleeve, and his penultimate film is his ultimate postcard. From the opening shots of a PanAm 747 landing at LAX in 1969 to the individual authentic props that dot the film from start to finish, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood ...

    "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" Film Review

    by Collin Parker1

  • A car crash made me blind and all I learned was how to be a sleazy scumbug in four different countries. Starring Ryan Reynolds' wife and the guy that was John Connor in the worst Terminator ever.

    All I See Is You (2017) Review

    All I See Is You (2017) Review

    by Chris Sawin1

  • The movie, A Room With a View (James Ivory, 1986) is a narrative of tensions between opposing forces; masculine and feminine, fixity and freedom, indoors and outdoors, looking and being observed. In spite of its happy ending, I detect a current of darkness underneath an otherwise sparkling narrative

    A Room With a View: Themes and Meanings

    A Room With a View: Themes and Meanings

    by Mary Phelan0

  • If you've seen Colin Trevorrow's previous films and you've thought that you desired more of a giant sweaty bowl of dog turds, then look no further than The Book of Henry.

    The Book of Henry (2017) Review

    The Book of Henry (2017) Review

    by Chris Sawin1

  • No, stop it! I know what you're thinking! This is just a film for the Dirty Mac brigade, isn't it? Well, as it turns out, Benjamin Cox thinks its ideal audience is actually another demographic - insomniacs.

    Should I Watch..? '9 Songs'

    Should I Watch..? '9 Songs'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • Traffic tells a serious story about people and drugs at the start of the new millenium. Multiple dramatic storylines converging to a mix between despair and hope. Hope for people and the overall feeling that the war on drugs is indeed a lost cause.

    A Cinematic Game-Changing Look at the Drug War: 'Traffic' Review

    A Cinematic Game-Changing Look at the Drug War: 'Traffic' Review

    by Sam Shepards2

  • The Godfather and its sequel The Godfather II has become a part of American culture. The Godfather quotes enrich our language and travel from film to film as an homage to the original screenplays. This articles reviews some of the greatest Godfather quotes along with the movie clips.

    The Godfather Quotes

    The Godfather Quotes

    by Russ Moran - The Write Stuff20

  • This is a non-spoiler review of "Tulip Fever" starring Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Christoph Waltz, and more!

    Movie Review:

    Movie Review: "Tulip Fever"

    by Movie Beasts0

  • Scorsese's original Mafia picture takes the fight to Francis Ford Coppola and manages to last the distance. Benjamin Cox takes a look back at a film that is still setting the standard for gangster films after all these years.

    Should I Watch..? 'Goodfellas'

    Should I Watch..? 'Goodfellas'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • When a drug addicted and alcoholic musician, Jackson Maine, discovers an up and coming singer, Ally, in a bar one night, he finds a rekindled passion in his music as they slowly fall for one another. From there, he must battle his own demons while she becomes a star on the rise.

    "A Star Is Born" (2018) Movie Review

    "A Star Is Born" (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • Makings of a love story. Makings of an epic love story. Epic love story characteristics. Epic love story elements. Elements of an epic love story. Epic love story. Epic love stories. Love stories.

    Elements of an Epic Love Story in Movies

    Elements of an Epic Love Story in Movies

    by Nalini Marquez2

  • Are you heartbroken? Are you stressed to the max? Here are 10 films that were designed to make you bawl your eyes out!

    5 Films to Watch for a Good Cry

    5 Films to Watch for a Good Cry

    by IoneLynne0

  • This film is Hugh Jackman's 7 year labor of love and man, was it worth the wait! This fast paced mover and shaker should've taken an Oscar. Like one of the film's musical scores declares, "This is the greatest show!" I'll tell you why.

    The Greatest Showman: Movie Review

    The Greatest Showman: Movie Review

    by Leland Johnson0

  • Luhrmann's Romeo + Juliet was controversial for its depiction of teen violence in a modern world rife with gang warfare and school shootings. The film does not trivialize or sensationalize violence, but rather shows the tragic consequences of such behavior.

    Guns and Violence in Baz Luhrmann's "Romeo + Juliet"

    Guns and Violence in Baz Luhrmann's "Romeo + Juliet"

    by Brittany Rowland11

  • Combining his secret admiration for pro wrestling with movies, this is the film where Mickey Rourke demonstrated his wasted potential as a genuine Hollywood genius. Benjamin Cox gets his hair wet and prepares to blade.

    Should I Watch..? 'The Wrestler' (2008)

    Should I Watch..? 'The Wrestler' (2008)

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • Assuming you haven't already, this innovative and inventive crime drama remains one of modern cinema's very best films. It also happens to be one of Benjamin Cox's absolute favourites...

    Should I Watch..? 'Pulp Fiction'

    Should I Watch..? 'Pulp Fiction'

    by Benjamin Cox1

  • One of the challenges of moving Shakespeare's tragedy Othello to a high school setting is that modern audiences cannot ignore the horrors of school shootings like Columbine. By "teening down" Othello, Tim Blake Nelson explores the sensitive topics of youth violence, sex, and drug use.

    Othello and Tim Blake Nelson's

    Othello and Tim Blake Nelson's "O": Shakespearean Violence in High School

    by Brittany Rowland8

  • What could have been a very basic film about love and fortitude is an unusually timid story that embraces subtlety and makes louder statements with what’s not being said rather than what actually is.

    Loving (2016) Review

    Loving (2016) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • This charming and wonderfully old-fashioned movie harks back to the golden age of Hollywood and the battle between silent and sound films. Benjamin Cox can't keep being quiet about this largely silent smash for too long.

    Should I Watch..? 'The Artist'

    Should I Watch..? 'The Artist'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • I review the Queen biopic film, "Bohemian Rhapsody", which was released in theaters on November 2, 2018. It stars Rami Malek and features the rise of one of the most popular rock bands of all time.

    My Review of “Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018)

    My Review of “Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018)

    by Laura Smith5

  • Once upon a time... there was an evil S.O.B. of the 1970s that savagely mutilated and murdered several women. Could it have been this seemingly innocent and charming young Ted Bundy fella? Nah! Probably not. Never even heard that name before. Sounds like a cool guy to me.

    'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile' (2019) Movie Review

    'Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile' (2019) Movie Review

    by John Plocar3

  • Only when you're driving! Otherwise, you might think twice about dipping your toes into this downbeat, bleak offering about the apocalypse. Benjamin Cox tries to look on the bright side.

    Should I Watch..? 'The Road'

    Should I Watch..? 'The Road'

    by Benjamin Cox3

  • MercyMe's Bart Millard's life is not a happy one, he found his escape in Christian music and learned to forgive his abusive father after he became a Christian and became the inspiration for the song "I Can Only Imagine." Is this movie worth our time even if you aren't a Christian? Let's find out!

    Movie Review: 'I Can Only Imagine' (2018)

    Movie Review: 'I Can Only Imagine' (2018)

    by ReViewMeMedia0

  • Here is a list of movies like Palo Alto that will surely keep you glued to your seats.

    7 Movies Like Palo Alto

    7 Movies Like Palo Alto

    by Craig McCallaway2

  • The film Twelve Angry Men (1957) is full of conflict. Let's examine how each conflict is managed, which conflicts are resolved and how, along with the effects each confrontation causes in the film.

    Group Conflict in the Film 12 Angry Men

    Group Conflict in the Film 12 Angry Men

    by LaniseBrown1

  • Analysis of the 2016 musical "La La Land" through the critical lenses of ideology, Marxism, and feminism, focusing largely on the film's economic and gendered messages relative to professional ambition, the arts, and the entertainment industry.

    'La La Land' Analysis

    'La La Land' Analysis

    by Kayla Raniero2

  • "White Boy Rick" is just a teenage boy growing up in the suburbs of Detroit during the 1980s. He works for his dad in a questionable career of selling guns when one day the FBI sees an opportunity to use Rick in order to bring down the drug gangs that flooded the streets at the time.

    'White Boy Rick' (2018) Movie Review

    'White Boy Rick' (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • Drugs are bad!: the musical. This film has style, a great score, excellent flow and dramatic plot. Watch Requiem for a Dream if you want to see the exaggerated downside of the drug story with hectic visuals.

    'Requiem for a Dream' - Movie Review

    'Requiem for a Dream' - Movie Review

    by Sam Shepards0

  • One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest has Jack Nicholson and Danny DeVito cast in excellent roles, do you need to know more? Who is the sane person in a society clearly insane? In the end you abide by the rules enforced by power or the world will eat you up.

    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" Movie Review

    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" Movie Review

    by Sam Shepards1

  • An unusual type of film for Christopher Nolan as his films are epic in length and driven by dialogue. Using body language and shots to do the storytelling, Nolan demonstrates impressive versatility.

    Dunkirk Reviewed

    Dunkirk Reviewed

    by Rami Nawfal1

  • With a limited theatrical run in 2019, Donnybrook premiered at TIFF 2018 and played at Fantastic Fest the same year. Tim Sutton's drama film is a brutal experience with a hazy message about a twisted version of America that may be more true than we're willing to admit.

    'Donnybrook' (2019) Review

    'Donnybrook' (2019) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • In the fall of 2004 former Dire Straits frontman Mark Knopfler released his fourth solo album, the well-reviewed but ultimately-ignored Shangri-La. Its first single was a quirky little pop song ...

    "The Founder" Movie Review

    by Collin Parker0

  • This is a non-spoiler review of “The Upside” starting Kevin Hart, Bryan Cranston, Nicole Kidman, and more!

    Movie Review: “The Upside”

    Movie Review: “The Upside”

    by Movie Beasts0

  • Barry Jenkins employs a subtle device to reflect what is happening on the screen; the use of color. He tells the story of Chiron visually, as well as through dialogue.

    "Moonlight": A Story Told With Color

    "Moonlight": A Story Told With Color

    by Adam T Sasso0

  • Teaching movies inspire us because they are about bringing out the best in people. Teachers watch and are inspired to keep going. Others watch and think of their favourite educator.

    Top Ten Inspirational Teacher Movies

    Top Ten Inspirational Teacher Movies

    by Sharilee Swaity94

  • I know we're not supposed to talk about this film but dammit, Benjamin Cox can at least tell you just how good it is! Hopefully, without giving too much away...

    Should I Watch..? 'Fight Club'

    Should I Watch..? 'Fight Club'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • The Oscar-winning film, American Beauty (1999), brought the philosophical idea of existentialism to mainstream audiences. The film explores key components such as death and isolation.

    Existentialism in American Beauty

    Existentialism in American Beauty

    by UndercoverAgent191

  • Arguably the most famous film in history, "Gone With The Wind" is a challenging movie in length and subject matter. Benjamin Cox looks back at the original blockbuster and feels a bit uncomfortable.

    Should I Watch..? 'Gone With The Wind'

    Should I Watch..? 'Gone With The Wind'

    by Benjamin Cox1

  • When an unknown entity creates a global epidemic that drives people insane and forces most to commit suicide, the survivors must fend for themselves. The only way to stay alive is by not looking at the beings that are causing this apocalyptic event to occur, essentially making the whole world blind.

    'Bird Box' (2018) Movie Review

    'Bird Box' (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar2

  • All seems to be going well for Adonis Creed after his fight with 'Pretty' Ricky Conlan; his boxing career is flourishing and his makeshift family seems closer together than ever. Until Ivan Drago and his son Viktor come to America to challenge Adonis, causing a whirlwind of conflict for everyone.

    'Creed II' (2018) Movie Review

    'Creed II' (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • It’s a story of a woman’s struggle, her choices and her priorities. It’s a mother-child story, a story of love, forgiveness, and acceptance.

    Everything About Her

    Everything About Her

    by Norma0

  • This is a non-spoiler review of “Wakefield” starring Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Bruno, and more!

    Movie Review: “Wakefield”

    Movie Review: “Wakefield”

    by Movie Beasts0

  • The film adaptation of Jane Eyre by Cary Fukunaga devotes as much attention to the gothic aspects of the novel as it does the romance. Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender deliver passionate and tender performances as Jane and Edward Rochester.

    Cary Fukunaga's Gritty, Gothic Jane Eyre Adaptation

    Cary Fukunaga's Gritty, Gothic Jane Eyre Adaptation

    by Brittany Rowland10

  • This is a non-spoiler review of “Vice” starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, and more!

    Movie Review: “Vice”

    Movie Review: “Vice”

    by Movie Beasts0

  • As World Cup fever sweeps the nation or something, Benjamin Cox comes off the bench to look at one of the strangest mash-up ideas ever put forward for a film. Where did he put his red card?

    Should I Watch..? 'Escape to Victory'

    Should I Watch..? 'Escape to Victory'

    by Benjamin Cox2

  • Hearts Beat Loud had its premiere at Sundance back in January of 2018 and played again at SXSW in March. It is currently set for a limited June 8, 2018 release in New York and Los Angeles. It played in Houston as part of Movie Hullabaloo at Alamo Drafthouse Mason Park on Saturday, April 14.

    'Hearts Beat Loud' (2018) Review

    'Hearts Beat Loud' (2018) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • Some time has passed after the events of the first movie and Grindlewald has escaped and wishes to continue his plan to use young and confused wizard Credence in order to propel his plans for a pure blood wizarding world. It is up to Newt Scamander and his friends to stop him.

    'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald' (2018) Movie Review

    'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald' (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • This is an analysis of the short 1994 film 'Emilie Muller'. It is a mystery drama that has a brilliant twist at the end. Watch the film before you read this! There is a link to the film below!

    'Emilie Muller' - Short Film Analysis

    'Emilie Muller' - Short Film Analysis

    by Katie Newbery0

  • Described by one critic as the Citizen Kane of bad movies, can this film really live up to its wretched reputation or is it much, much worse? Benjamin Cox suddenly regrets being a critic himself.

    Should I Watch..? 'The Room'

    Should I Watch..? 'The Room'

    by Benjamin Cox9

  • Nat Turner was a slave, preacher, and leader of a bloody uprising in 1831. The Birth of a Nation is based on Turner's tale and directed and starring Nate Parker in the title role.

    The Birth of a Nation (2016) review

    The Birth of a Nation (2016) review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • Huang Bo's comedy-drama is probably about 60% of what you're expecting and 40% unique. Humanity is capable of sinister things when faced with desperation. Survival instincts kick in as morality is replaced with sheer desire and greed.

    'The Island' (2018) Review

    'The Island' (2018) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • This analysis of Frank Darabont's film 'The Green Mile' taken from Stephen King's book explores the symbols that pertain to the allegorical meaning of the Christian tradition.

    The Allegory in 'The Green Mile'

    The Allegory in 'The Green Mile'

    by Saya Education1

  • Do you need a good pep talk? Sports movies have been giving us some of the best motivational speeches since the beginning of time. Here are 10 pep talks that encourage you to fight, persevere and always, always remain true to yourself.

    Top 10 Inspirational Sports Movie Pep Talks

    Top 10 Inspirational Sports Movie Pep Talks

    by The Jetstream0

  • Alfonso Cuarón's dreamy Latino road-trip oozes warmth, sexuality and passion. Benjamin Cox examines the film and sees several parallels with his later, more successful film 'Roma'.

    Should I Watch..? 'Y Tu Mamá También'

    Should I Watch..? 'Y Tu Mamá También'

    by Benjamin Cox0

  • Not to be confused with the 2014 documentary about Roger Ebert. This is the story of life itself with all the twists and turns that occurs within it, as well as the effects it holds on loved ones from one generation onto the next. Life... uhh uhh... finds a way. Que the Jurassic Park theme!

    'Life Itself' (2018) Movie Review

    'Life Itself' (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • The ultimate chick-flick, Dirty Dancing has plenty going for it - even for male viewers! Benjamin Cox takes to the floor and peeks underneath its skirt...

    Should I Watch..? 'Dirty Dancing'

    Should I Watch..? 'Dirty Dancing'

    by Benjamin Cox1

  • Director Gus Van Sant's first film in three years is based on the life and tribulations of a quadriplegic alcoholic and cartoonist named John Callahan. Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Jack Black, and Rooney Mara help make this one of the most powerful and moving films of the year.

    'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' (2018) Review

    'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' (2018) Review

    by Chris Sawin0

  • Even in a world where last November’s outstanding (and identically-plotted) Widows didn’t exist, it would be nearly impossible for anyone to justify the existence of a mess like writer-director Andrea Berloff’s lame, blood-soaked The Kitchen. Based on the 2014 DC comic series (though played as a ...

    "The Kitchen" Movie Review

    by Collin Parker0

  • When a shy young girl, Kayla Day, reaches her last week of eighth grade, she goes through her own personal odyssey of self-discovery amidst preparing for high school while dealing with her own anxieties.

    Eighth Grade (2018) Movie Review

    Eighth Grade (2018) Movie Review

    by John Plocar0

  • Director Albert Hughes’ Alpha has bounced around more times than a Superball in a dryer—never a good sign. Initially set for release last fall, the film was postponed six months to this past March, then to September, and now here we are in August. Since it’s normally a sure sign that something is...

    "Alpha" Movie Review

    by Collin Parker0

  • Christopher Nolan further solidifies his title as one of the best directors working today, delivering another cinematic memento while Harry Styles and Fionn Whitehead impress on their debuts.

    “Dunkirk”: A Millennial’s Movie Review

    “Dunkirk”: A Millennial’s Movie Review

    by Nick Oon4

  • A little-known film from a country not known for producing global blockbusters, Nam Ron's crime drama One Two Jaga demonstrates that quality filmmaking can bloom in Malaysia despite its lack of commercial success or local conventionalism.

    Why 'One Two Jaga' Is a Great Malaysian Film

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