Movie Reviews

The Half of It

The Inspiring Ways That ‘The Half of It’ Depicts Love, Queerness, and Self- Discovery

While audiences and filmmakers have become more progressive over time, there are still few films…

Palindrome

‘Palindrome’ Examines the Battle Between Inner and Outer Thoughts

Palindrome is an odd, dark, dramedy told in a series of acts. Written and directed…

12 Monkeys

25 Years Ago ’12 Monkeys’ Taught Us the Futility of Time Travel in a Pandemic

Prevention, not time travel, is the key to halting a viral contagion. “Five billion people…

Black Swan Movie

White Devilry in ‘Black Swan’ Marks Its 10th Birthday

Ballet and whiteness are inextricably linked, which adds another level of horror to Black Swan…

Homecoming: The Journey of Cardboard

SXSW 2020 Review: ‘Homecoming: The Journey of Cardboard’: A Cardboard’s Purpose

They say that the most beautiful cardboard in the world comes from the United States,…

Beastie Boys Story

Review: This Crew Show No Signs of Slowing Down in the ‘Beastie Boys Story’

Written By: Tracee Carter When a group of weird kids discover they’re not alone, they…

Tayarisha Poe

Review: ‘Selah and the Spades’ Takes a Shakespearean Approach to Boarding School Life

Written By: Nina N. Yeboah @gotmyniinaa It’s all about power at Haldwell Boarding School in…

Blue Valentine

For 10 Years ‘Blue Valentine’ has Dismantled the Notion of Romantic Love

Blue Valentine is much more than just the movie that birthed the “Feminist Ryan Gosling”…

Stargirl

From Magical Book to Mediocre Film: A ‘Stargirl’ Movie Adaptation Review

I know I can’t be alone when I confess to you all that as a…

Blood On Her Name

Review: ‘Blood on Her Name’ is a Lovely Southern Gothic Neo-Noir Film

The film Blood on Her Name (2019) constructs a beautiful, feminine picture of a grotesque…