In this special live episode of the podcast, the guys host the third annual Shocktober in Irvington, a one-night event screening of short horror films from local filmmakers benefitting the Irvington Historical Society. Continue reading →
As part of my ongoing (but limited) coverage of 2015’s Indy Film Fest, last night I attended a screening of the festival’s “Hoosier Reels” block of short films. The screening featured 6 short films “grown, filmed, dreamed, or situated” in Indiana. For this review, I’ll just go film by film and share my thoughts. Continue reading →
Captain Marvel is a blast. Brie Larson is fantastic and her dry wit and delivery really gives Carol a unique style. I appreciate that the movie didn't lean into the fish out of water humor that the original Thor did. Instead, the fun is directly tied to the plot and mythos of the Kree and Skrull war and the MCU itself. The de-aging CGI has come such a l […]
I loved this documentary. I didn't know the format of the documentary or how it was made going into it. Discovering in the theater that it was a retelling of the Apollo 11 mission completely comprised of footage with no talking heads or narration, was a very pleasant surprise. Seeing the mission play out as it did through actual restored footage in IMAX […]
Enjoyed Alita a lot more than I thought I would. The world building is really solid and the setpieces are very well done and thrilling. There is a ton of expository dialogue that drags the movie down a bit, but it's not too bad.