What to Watch On Halloween: A List for the Sad and Lonely

Finally, Halloween Day has come! You’ve stocked up on candy, you got your costume ready, and all the sorority girls from a block over dressed up like cats, again.¬†Unfortunately you have no friends, no one has invited you to any Halloween parties, and that girl who used to sit next to you in math class moved down two rows¬†because she found out you were an uncultured simpleton. Bummer. Though I have not abandoned you, my good companion. For I care. Everyone should have a great Halloween no matter how unpleasant people may find you. If I wasn’t going to an … Continue reading What to Watch On Halloween: A List for the Sad and Lonely

Foreign Films for the Uncultured Simpleton

Well, hello there. I didn’t see you come in. I was busy polishing my collection of rare Chinese antiquities and ancient Arabian scimitars. Please, have a seat on my French Rocco chair, but mind the South African rug; it really ties the room together. I believe you came here because you are a boorish ninny with a distinct lack of taste for the exotic and elegant. That is of no matter now, for I am here to help. You may not leave here any more intelligent than you walked in, but these films I’m about to present you will have … Continue reading Foreign Films for the Uncultured Simpleton

Sicario Review

“War is cruelty, there is no use trying to reform it; the crueler it is, the sooner it will be over.” –William T. Sherman Sicario is the latest film from up and coming director Denis Villenueve (Enemy, Prisoners), and tackles the harsh realities of the drug war and cartel prominence on U.S. soil. Emily Blunt plays a top FBI agent that is asked to join a task force, led by Matt (Josh Brolin) and Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), focused on taking down the cartel and eradicating their presence from our side of the border. She is kept in the dark … Continue reading Sicario Review