2016, when will you just let me be finished with you? So this space is where I normally talk about what I learned this year in terms of my relationship with my one true love: film. In looking back at how much I’ve changed from last year, I can honestly say that I really do watch […]Read more "Josh’s Favorite Films of 2016"
Welcome to my year-end list of what I consider to be not only the best films released during 2015, but the best works of entertaining art released on multiple platforms this year in general (which is just a way of saying that there will also be a couple of series made for television / streaming […]Read more "Josh’s Favorite Films and TV Series of 2015"
How could I ever have possibly gotten so lucky as to receive the gift of not one, but two projects by the Wachowskis this year? Seeing as how I am one of but a few people on this planet who truly understands, relates with, and loves what they attempt to say in each film they […]Read more "‘Sense8’ Season 1 Review: The Wachowskis Create My Soul Show"
Being a film enthusiast, whenever prying minds decree to ask me what I believe the greatest movie ever made is, one piece of cinematic art immediately springs to mind: Sergio Leone’s Once Upon a Time in America. Why, though? I can only come up with one decoder that I can plead my case with as to […]Read more "Josh’s Favorite Films: ‘Once Upon a Time in America’ (1984)"
As is usually the case with most films, Tomorrowland does have a message at its core, and it is one that it fully, wholeheartedly commits to. In terms of the latter point, there are many films which cannot claim such a notable distinction. In light of this declaration, I would also like to make a […]Read more "‘Tomorrowland’ Review: Are You an Optimist? Brad Bird Wants to Know!"
Just how significant or valuable is an action movie, really? I get how stupid, benign, and loaded that question is, but there must be a method to the madness (pun very much so intended) behind choosing to make a film that exists solely to, pardon my French, blow shit up. Another, more interesting, question to […]Read more "‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Review: An Action Film That Serves as a Manifesta for Sensibility"
Sequels are such tricky propositions. How can you create something that not only keeps fans of the original happy, but also finds a way to tell a new and completely different story, whilst standing entirely on its own? The answer is you don’t. Most Hollywood films are sequels or reboots or adaptations of a beer […]Read more "‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Review: Joss Whedon Bids Adieu to Marvel in an Incredibly Entertaining, Albeit Messy Way"