Category: Movies

How Adam Sandler earned my trust and became one of the most underrated actors of our generation

How Adam Sandler earned my trust and became one of the most underrated actors of our generation

Arts and Entertainment- May 12, 2020

Last year, Sandler took a dramatic turn in his career and starred in the R-rated banger “Uncut Gems.” This. This is his best work.

Concert Movies: Fill the endless void in your heart from not seeing any live concerts this summer

Concert Movies: Fill the endless void in your heart from not seeing any live concerts this summer

Column- May 11, 2020

It’s a complete bummer that live concerts won’t be a thing for what may be another two years, but there are plenty of ways to ...

My list of 15 feel-good, happy movies to watch during quarantine

My list of 15 feel-good, happy movies to watch during quarantine

Column- April 3, 2020

Talk of boredom and the effects of quarantine on mental health are filling up Twitter feeds these days, but I’m here to tell you there’s ...

Movie review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a (brush)stroke of genius

Movie review: “Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is a (brush)stroke of genius

Mosaic- March 9, 2020

“Portrait of a Lady on Fire” is an unforgettable, quiet look into the politics of desire and the way we see the world, blurring the ...

Guide to ‘80s horror films

Guide to ‘80s horror films

Mosaic- February 23, 2020

I can vividly remember the first time I watched “A Nightmare on Elm Street” and saw Freddy Krueger’s razor sharp hands, and my life was ...

Bong Joon-ho and “Parasite” shattered Oscars records. Now what?

Bong Joon-ho and “Parasite” shattered Oscars records. Now what?

Column- February 23, 2020

“Parasite” and its headline-grabbing wins are, with any luck, not only the first step toward an Oscars that better reflects the true breadth of film, ...

The invisible indie: Five inexcusable Best Picture snubs

The invisible indie: Five inexcusable Best Picture snubs

Mosaic- February 9, 2020

With that being said, the Oscars always seem to just ignore some films that received critical and audience acclaim and possess the formal qualities of ...

“Artifishal”: A grave commentary on aquaculture

“Artifishal”: A grave commentary on aquaculture

Arts and Entertainment- November 25, 2019

Made by Patagonia Films and produced by Josh Murphy, Laura Wagner and Yvon Chouinard, the film highlights ecological crises that result from human intervention in ...

It’s the apocalypse, and all I brought was my reusable water bottle: An analysis of armageddon in the movies

It’s the apocalypse, and all I brought was my reusable water bottle: An analysis of armageddon in the movies

Arts and Entertainment- November 18, 2019

I spend a lot of time thinking about the apocalypse, not to the extent of conspiracy theorists and doomsday preppers, but it remains a thought ...

World (Cinema) Series: A survey of South Korean film

World (Cinema) Series: A survey of South Korean film

Arts and Entertainment- November 10, 2019

International film is dynamic and exciting; sometimes even more so than American movies, it acts as a window into other cultures and stories.