Writing

The Queue

Navigating Nostalgia: The Supposed Safety of the Remake

E3’s 2017 Expo Shows That There’s Some Hope for Diversity in Video Games

Audiences Everywhere:

“Logan Lucky” Review – Logan Lucky is Well-acted, Sharply-written, and Sweet

Ingrid Goes West” Review – “Ingrid Goes West” Explores the Lunacy of Social Media Obsession

Lady Macbeth” Review – “Lady Macbeth” is a Beautiful, Bleak Story of Desperation of Cruelty

A Look Back at Don Siegel’s “The Beguiled” (1971)

The Bad Batch” Review – “The Bad Batch” is Disjointed and Aimless

Shimmer Lake” Review – “Shimmer Lake” is Shallow Tale of Small Town Crime

“Vincent N Roxxy” Review – “Vincent N Roxxy” Abandons its Characters for Cartoonish Violence

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” Review – “Dead Men Tell No Tales” Struggles to Put to Rest a Once-Great Franchise

Audiences Everywhere’s 2017 Summer Preview

“Free Fire” Review – “Free Fire” Sees Fear and Masculine Insecurity Beget Violence

“Colossal” Review – “Colossal” is a Monster Movie Rooted in its Protagonist’s Psyche

“Ghost in the Shell” Review – “Ghost in the Shell” is a Visual Spectacle with an Empty Soul

Anime That Deserve Life-Action Adaptations

The Original Star Wars Trilogy and Its Hopeful Hero (Trilogy Month Feature)

“Lavender” Review – “Lavender” Squanders its Potential, Leans on Clichés

“20th Century Women” Review – “20th Century Women” and the Distance Between American Generations

Our Most Anticipated 2017 Movies (“Okja”)

The Best Movie Heroes and Villains of 2016 (Holland March of “The Nice Guys” and Howard of “10 Cloverfield Lane”)

The Best 20 Movies of 2016 (#5 – “Paterson”)

“La La Land” Review – “La La Land” is a Story of Dreams, Reality, and the Search for Artistic Fulfillment

“13th” Review – “13th” is Informative and Shockingly Relevant

“Queen of Katwe” Review – “Queen of Katwe” is Sometimes Predictable but Worth Seeing

“The Intervention” Review – “The Intervention” Explores Relationships but Avoids the Ugly Bits

“Honeytrap” Review – “Honeytrap” is a Coming-of-Age Tale with a Hint of Shakespearean Tragedy

“Zoom” Review – “Zoom” Has an Interesting Concept but Doesn’t Dig Deep Enough

“Morris From America” Review – “Morris From America” is a Charming Coming-of-Age Tale

Washington Square News:

“The Moment I Knew I Loved…” (Series: The Office)

“Video gamers Explore Diversity” – Different Games event coverage

“Wild Canaries” Review – “Canaries” Combines Comedy, Noir”