I’ve held off on writing this one for a while because I have the bad opinion. The Purge: Election Year is pretty fucking great. It’s not perfect. Of course it isn’t; it’s a Blumhouse production. But, it’s it best of the three Purge joints (not saying a lot, I know) and if you’re in the… Continue reading The Purge: Election Year
In art form is function. What art is can be as important as how art is. Laika are the only game in town for feature length stop-motion animation. That’s why it so hard to get a read on them. There’s no necessity for perfection when you’re the only one selling. The fact has allowed them… Continue reading Kubo and the Two Strings
Pedro Almodóvar’s latest is a sweeping story of the struggles presented by both commitment and infidelity. Presented as the story of a mother’s life as narrated in the form of a letter sent to her estranged daughter, we travel through the Spain of the eighties, nineties and millennium, observing all the ways that humanity finds… Continue reading Julieta
Seriously..? Come on. It’s a Woody Allen film. Three Stars.
Being too late to produce a timely piece of writing on either film and too lazy to do so even though it would be worthwhile, I’m just going to throw a bunch of ideas down now. At leave I have the flimsy justification that both directorial teams Jon Lucas & Scott Moore (Bad Moms)… Continue reading The Hangover Alumni: Bad Moms and War Dogs
Okay, let’s start with the basics. Barring any further revelations it’s pretty clear that the animators on this film were mistreated. The entire state of the American third party animation industry is pretty much fucked. But that doesn’t excuse the shady shit that has happened in the films production. When I recommend this it is… Continue reading Sausage Party