A Decade of Pixar: Toy Story 4 (2019)

*SPOILERS* Munir: Hello and welcome to our last review of A Decade of Pixar. Today, we’re reviewing Pixar’s latest film, Toy Story 4 (which is still playing in theaters). Released nine years after Toy Story 3, Toy Story 4 has been met with universal acclaim and box office success, surpassing the earnings of its predecessor, …

REVIEW: Toy Story 4 (2019)

When Toy Story 4 was announced, I was not exactly thrilled. The Toy Story movies are very close to my heart; until The Incredibles came out in 2004, the first and second Toy Story films were my favorite movies ever. I consider Toy Story 2 one of the best sequels of all time and a …

Jordan Peele Wants to Make Movies About Black People, and That’s OK

This Monday, in a conversation with students at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, Jordan Peele made some remarks about race and the casting of his movies. Specifically, he plans to continue casting black lead actors after his successful horror films Get Out and Us. Any time you mention race (or, let’s be real, any topic these …

REVIEW: Us (2019)

In 2017, Jordan Peele made his directorial debut with the horror film Get Out. People had questions about whether the sketch comedian could realistically find success with a horror movie. To say Get Out was successful would be an understatement; it was both a critical and financial triumph, grossing over $250 million at the box office, …