Movie Review – Unplanned – Warning: Horrific Visuals You Can’t Unsee

What I just watched so severely traumatized me that I, in good conscience, can’t go to sleep without putting up a warning tonight. There are scenes in Unplanned that are so intense and graphic I had to look away. I could not watch what was happening on the screen. I was left nauseated, and in …

Movie Review – The Beach Bum – A Bum Deal (If You’re Not Actually High)

I’m still trying to figure out if any plot happened in this pet project by Matthew McConaughey, but now fully understand why most theaters didn’t play it. Beach Bum is an hour and a half of watching someone else’s party. There are huge doobies and naked boobies, and I guess that’s enough for sitting back …

Movie Review – Us – Tons of Symbolism, Creepy, and a Great Time at the Movies

I’m by no means a lover of horror movies anymore, but when Jordan Peele writes one, you can’t help but wonder what it will be like. His freshman movie, Get Out, was creepy enough to motivate me to see more from him. Us didn’t let me down. It’s a little hard to write specifics about …

Movie Review – Five Feet Apart – Sweet, but just too depressing

Yeah, yeah, it’s sweet and touching, but why would anyone subject themselves to a movie like this if they had a choice? I don’t like dramas, because I don’t like watching people suffer and die. Not my kind of film, and I’m annoyed at the entire enterprise. Can I recommend it? No. I just don’t …

Movie Review – Fighting with My Family – Pleasant, Non-Demanding Fun

Fighting with my Family is a pleasant little true-life-based sporting movie leaving you feeling a little happier than when you went in. It’s not about Earth-shattering events or anything particularly profound for humanity, and it doesn’t need to be. It’s a small and surprisingly charming story: a young woman gets plucked out of obscurity in …