Spenser Confidential Trailer Brings the Famous PI to Netflix

It’s time to break out the Scotch as one of the greatest PIs of all time is about to return to the screen courtesy of Netflix in Spenser Confidential. The film, directed by Peter Berg, is based on author Ace Atkins’ novel Wonderland, which continues the adventures of Robert B. Parker’s long-running detective Spenser. Featuring …

REVIEW: 1917 (2019)

War films have always been an essential staple of Hollywood cinema. Whether it’s The Dirty Dozen, Saving Private Ryan, or Dunkirk, the stories within this genre have always served as depictions of heroes overcoming nearly impossible odds, and it is a nearly limitless cache of narrative potential. So naturally, when I heard director Sam Mendes …

Tenet Trailer Infiltrates the Internet

The promise of those snow scenes from Inception is about to be realized as the trailer for Tenet, Christopher Nolan’s next film, has arrived online. The newest offering from the director of The Dark Knight and Memento is a spy thriller starring John David Washington as the lead character, and featuring Michael Caine, Robert Pattinson, …

REVIEW: Knives Out (2019)

It’s no secret that I have my issues with Rian Johnson’s take on the Skywalker saga in The Last Jedi. But this does not mean that I have issues with Johnson as a filmmaker. His original movies Brick, The Brothers Bloom, and Looper, were each something special, and he brought a unique vision to all …

REVIEW: The Irishman (2019)

Since the 1930s, the gangster has permeated cinema and given birth to some of the defining characters of the medium over the years, inspiring debate from fans and critics alike (including this reviewer’s thesis). From Edward G. Robinson’s Caesar Enrico Bandello in 1931’s Little Caesar to Marlon Brando and Robert De Niro’s Don Vito Corleone …

5 Other Halloween Movies

Halloween is here, and one of the best ways to celebrate is with a movie marathon. Everyone has their own playlist, and certain titles get a lot of traction, including the slasher classic named after the holiday. Personally, I like to change things up every year. While I’ve got a few I always try to …