Posts Categorized: Movies

5 Best Movies 2013 Edition

After another memorable year in film, we’ve prepared our 5 best movies 2013 Edition. These are movies should stick around for a long time to come. 12 Years a Slave 12 Years a Slave is the type of movie that only comes along once in a generation. Steve McQueen’s depiction of North American slavery is… Read more »

December 9, 2013

Movie Review: Nebraska

Michael Margetis sits down for another movie review with Alexander Payne’s Nebraska… No one understands the plight of the aged American male quite like Alexander Payne. Easily one of the best filmmakers working today, he’s already given us three masterpieces (About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants) exploring the overwhelming feeling of inadequacy many men experience once… Read more »

December 6, 2013

Movie Review: Catching Fire

Every so often a big Hollywood blockbuster completely knocks me off my ass by surprise, and ends up being fantastic. Having found the first Hunger Games film to be merely “all right”, I was skeptical going into “Catching Fire”, the latest installment. I expected a bunch of cheese, over-the-top performances and a pervading sense of… Read more »

December 2, 2013

Blue is the Warmest Color Review

Fresh off its Palme D’or win at Cannes Film Festival, Blue is the Warmest Color has made its way to Arizona and I’m pretty underwhelmed by all the controversy it has caused. The 3-Hour NC-17 rated lesbian romance-drama that caused a heated internal feud between the two lead actress and the filmmaker, is now showing… Read more »

November 12, 2013

12 Years a Slave Review

12 Years a Slave makes the uncomfortably honest point that human beings will go along with anything, as long as it’s the status quo.

November 4, 2013