Thoughts on the 95th Academy Awards


I was naive enough to be hopeful for this year’s Oscars. Although Nope and Babylon were grossly overlooked in nominations, the best picture slate was one of the most exciting in recent memory, boasting several of my favorite movies of the year. How often do we get a stylistically inspired musical biopic, two immaculately crafted … Continue reading Thoughts on the 95th Academy Awards

“Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” Review

Photo credit: Disney Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania is a 120-minute funeral for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Even after the embarrassments of Eternals and Thor: Love and Thunder, Marvel has now lowered the bar to seemingly unreachable depths, miles beneath their once consistent -- and now entirely nonexistent -- standard for quality. Any shred of … Continue reading “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” Review

“In the Heights” Review

Photo credit: Warner Bros. Everybody you see on-screen during In the Heights deserved better. For all the faults the movie has, absolutely none can be attributed to the work of its actors and dancers, who manage to invigorate each scene with joy whenever possible. The movie's leading man, Anthony Ramos, carries such screen presence that … Continue reading “In the Heights” Review