16. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

A screenwriter develops a dangerous relationship with a faded film star determined to make a triumphant return. Sunset Blvd marks Billy Wilder’s fourth appearance on the American Film Institute’s “100 Greatest Films” list, and rightfully so. I’ve argued repeatedly that there are too many Western’s on this list, but I would also argue that there’s never enough Billy Wilder. That man, time and time again, … Continue reading 16. Sunset Blvd. (1950)

Saint Maud (2021)

Anytime that I see that A24 has anything to do with a film, I automatically have high expectations, especially when it comes to horror films. Saint Maud is the most recent horror film in the companies distribution lineup, and has finally become available to watch, after it’s opening schedule in the United States was affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. My expectations were met with Saint Maud, … Continue reading Saint Maud (2021)

Midnight Movie: Satanic Panic (2019)

If you’re looking to watch an entertaining film around 12:00 AM, might I suggest Satanic Panic. Satanic Panic is a horror comedy directed by Chelsea Stardust, starring Rebecca Romijn as Danica Ross, the leader of a satanic coven, and Hayley Griffith as Samantha “Sam” Craft, the unsuspecting pizza delivery girl about to be used as a virgin sacrifice. This film was clearly made to be a midnight movie, … Continue reading Midnight Movie: Satanic Panic (2019)

Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)

Most reviews that I have seen of this film has been from a male perspective, and that’s fine. But, I think that it’s important to look at it from a female perspective and realize the importance of films like this one.  Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is an overall solid film with an awesome title. I had some issues … Continue reading Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (2020)

Booksmart (2019)

The first thing I did upon returning home from seeing Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut Booksmart was add nearly every single song on the soundtrack to my Spotify. I can’t recall a movie in recent years that put as much thought into its song choices as this one did. I’m thoroughly impressed with Olivia Wilde. Booksmart was beautifully shot, and it’s very clear that thought went … Continue reading Booksmart (2019)