Month: February 2021

Milk & Cookies (2020) Short Film Review

★★★★ Directed by: #BearWinterPerreau, #AlexBaróCayetano Written by: #BearWinterPerreau, #AlexBaróCayetano Starring: #JaydenBoyd, #MarieHeleneBoyd, #JoshuaWhincup, #MelvynRawlinson Short Film Review by: Emily Davison Adam (Jayden Boyd) is a young boy who hates Santa (Melvyn Rawlinson), so what would

How They Shot the Explosive Pole Jump Stunt in ‘Police Story’

Welcome to How’d They Do That? — a bi-monthly column that unpacks moments of movie magic and celebrates the technical wizards who pulled them off. This entry explains how Jackie Chan did the shopping mall

‘Kongzilla’ Must Come After ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’

Welcome to Pitch Meeting, a monthly column in which we suggest an IP ripe for adaptation, then assign the cast and crew of our dreams. In this entry, we’re pitching ‘Kongzilla,’ the perfect ‘Godzilla vs.

How ‘Waking Life’ Perfectly Captures Richard Linklater at His Best

Movies allow us to live vicariously through others, act as voyeurs and witness things we’d never see in real life. Richard Linklater’s “Waking Life” lets us eavesdrop on great conversation and live in the mindscape

Squared Love Netflix Film Review

★ Stars Directed by: #FilipZylber Written by: #WiktorPiatkowski, #MarzannaPolit Starring: #AdriannaChlebicka, #MateuszBanasiuk, #AgnieszkaZulewska, #KrzysztofCzeczot, #MiroslawBaka Film Review by: Alicia Moore “A celebrity journalist and renowned womaniser starts to rethink his life choices after he falls

The 10 Best ‘Tom and Jerry’ Cartoons

Welcome to Saturday Morning Cartoons, our weekly column where we continue the animated boob tube ritual of yesteryear. Our lives may no longer be scheduled around small screen programming, but that doesn’t mean we should

Night of the Kings

In the clearing of the Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) forest of Abidjan is the only prison in the world ruled by an inmate—MACA. Far removed from anarchy, the Dangoro named Blackbeard (Steve Tientcheu) stands atop

First Trailer for Coming-of-Age-with-Grief Indie Gem ‘Sophie Jones’

“Death is weird.” Oscilloscope Labs has revealed an official trailer for the indie coming-of-age drama titled Sophie Jones, marking the feature directorial debut of filmmaker Jessie Barr. This premiered at a few film festivals last

Amazon ‘Cancels’ Clarence Thomas Doc, Sparks DVD Sales Frenzy

“Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words” disappeared from Amazon’s streaming shelves mere days into Black History Month. The 2020 documentary let the reserved legal mind narrate his own life story, a tale taking

Looking Back: Alex’s Top 10 Favorite Films of 2020 – ‘Nine Days’ at #1

“You are being considered for the amazing opportunity of life.” Another year, another Top 10. Better late than never, as they say! Though this usually happens with me, getting this list out takes a lot