Category Archives: Movies

“Fast Times at Ridgemont High”

“Fast Times at Ridgemont High” doesn’t begin in a classroom, or on the first day of school for that matter, but instead at the Ridgemont Shopping Mall. The song “We Got The Beat” by the “The Go-Go’s” plays as the … Continue reading

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“The Discovery – A Netflix Original Film That Underwhelms”

Dr. Thomas Harbor, portrayed by Oscar winner, Robert Redford (Ordinary People), has scientifically proven that an afterlife exists. He has discovered, that upon death, sub-atomic brain activity is present, and that it leaves the body. His next quest is to … Continue reading

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“George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead”

Zombies have become ubiquitous in just about every medium of our popular culture. In Italy, on September 2, 1978,  when “Dawn of the Dead” first premiered, however, the massive hordes of decaying undead weren’t nearly as omnipresent. The movie is … Continue reading

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“Get Out”

The catalyst for the clever, suspenseful, and unsettling film “Get Out,” begins with an ordinary situation that doesn’t take long to escalate into something ominous. The camera focuses in on a man who is talking on his cell phone about … Continue reading

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“iBoy”

The Netflix original film “iboy” takes its source material from English writer Kevin Brook’s young-adult novel of the same name. Tom (Bill Milner) is a slightly awkward, high school teenager, who lives in modern day London with his grandmother, Nan, … Continue reading

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“Train to Busan”

Seok Woo (Yoo Gong) loves his young daughter Soo-an (Soo-an Kim). He wants to be an integral part of her life, however, due to his very demanding, albeit financially rewarding occupation as a fund manager, he is seldom at home. … Continue reading

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“The People vs. Fritz Bauer”

The title character,  Fritz Bauer, spent a significant portion of his legal career as a prosecutor in the West German government, attempting to apprehend, bring to trial, and expose wanted Nazi war criminals. In the 1930s, Bauer, who was Jewish, … Continue reading

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