King Richard (2021)

King Richard is about Venus and Serena Williams’ upbringing and the impact their father had on the trajectory of their careers. It’s an inspirational true story, and an important one at that! Let’s consider the pros and cons of King Richard… Pros: Firstly, Will Smith is outstanding in the titular role! The way he bringsContinue reading “King Richard (2021)”

Apex Legends (2019)

Apex Legends is a free-to-play shooter in which 20 teams are dropped onto a shrinking map until only one is left standing! This is a battle royale style game, similar to Fortnite and PUBG, but with a few key differences. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Apex Legends… Pros: Firstly, the legend roster hasContinue reading “Apex Legends (2019)”

Free Guy (2021)

Free Guy is about a non-player character (NPC) that becomes self aware and starts playing in the brutal open world game he belongs to! Videogames and movies aren’t always the best combination, but you might be surprised! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Free Guy… Pros: Firstly, Ryan Reynolds remains as both a confidentContinue reading “Free Guy (2021)”

Project Highrise (2016)

Project Highrise is a 2D tower-building simulation game reminiscent of Sim Tower, only much more polished. You can start your building from scratch, or jump into one of many scenarios that will have you revitalize a struggling establishment. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Project Highrise… Pros: As I have noted above, this gameContinue reading “Project Highrise (2016)”

Squid Game (2021)

Squid Game is a South Korean Netflix Original Series about an underground organization that promises incredible wealth to players who complete 6 different children’s games. The players soon learn the deadly consequences for losing, but how far will their financial desperation take them? Let’s consider the pros and cons of Squid Game… Pros: I’m unfortunatelyContinue reading “Squid Game (2021)”

A Quiet Place (2018)

A Quiet Place is a horror film about a family forced to live in silence, due to lurking monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing! John Krasinski stars alongside Emily Blunt in this thrilling post apocalyptic story. Let’s consider the pros and cons of A Quiet Place… Pros: The two things this movie nails are sound design andContinue reading “A Quiet Place (2018)”

Mank (2020)

Mank follows critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz, as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane. With extraordinary talent both on screen and behind the camera, it’s no wonder this movie racked up an impressive ten Oscar nominations, winning in two categories! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Mank… Pros: Firstly,Continue reading “Mank (2020)”

Nomadland (2020)

Nomadland gives us an in depth look at nomadic life in the American Midwest. Francis McDormand and David Strathairn are the only actors, with real nomads making up the rest of the cast. Let’s consider the pros and cons of Nomadland… Pros: This is an amazingly real film, skirting the line somewhere between documentary andContinue reading “Nomadland (2020)”

Tenet (2020)

Tenet is Christopher Nolan’s latest attempt to bend our minds with his bold storytelling and patently unique manipulation of time. Throw away any preconceived notions you have about this movie because I promise it’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen! Let’s consider the pros and cons of Tenet… Pros: Christopher Nolan is a visual storyteller andContinue reading “Tenet (2020)”

Palm Springs (2020)

Palm Springs is a Hulu original that took this year’s Sundance Film Festival by storm, garnering positive reviews from both audiences and critics alike. In a Groundhog Day-esque story, one man is forced to relive the same day over and over until a few unsuspecting bystanders join him along the way. Let’s consider the prosContinue reading “Palm Springs (2020)”