Written and directed by rapper and founding member of The Coup, Boots Riley, Sorry to Bother You is a brilliant satire about life in corporate America – quite possibly the finest put to screen since 1,985 more words
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Confrontation is hard to make inviting. Especially in our modern world where it seems like we’re being bombarded with loud blaring voices of varying political spectrums on a daily basis, the idea of going to a film that directly dangles commentary and a point of view in your face seems like torture to endure. 1,084 more words
This week: Pixar’s wide canon is selectively re-evaluated.
Monsters Inc. (2001)
Monsters Inc. isn’t just part of my personal canon. It was the genesis of any interest I have in movies, for this, ladies and gentlemen, was the first film that I saw at the cinema. 919 more words
Following the news of writer Harlan Ellison’s death on Thursday at the age of 84, celebrities took to social media to express their condolences.
In the news first tweeted by Christine Valada, who was asked by Ellison’s wife, Susan, to make the announcement, Valada shared that the author died in his sleep. 615 more words
Who doesn’t love the delightful animated Disney Pixar film Ratatouille? The 2007 kids flick tells the story of a Parisian rat named Remy (voiced by the equally delightful Patton Oswalt) who dreams of one day being a chef — and eventually achieves that goal with the help of another aspiring chef named Alfredo Linguini, the illegitimate son of a deceased restaurant owner. 181 more words
Written by: Steve Conrad Directed by: Ben Stiller
It’s easy to be dismissive of a film like The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. The film follows an “inspiration trajectory,” by which I mean its beginning tells us exactly how its going to end. 543 more words