Dick Laurent is dead.
It's a big world after all.
A tragic death is the catalyst. The curtains of a small town are pulled back, revealing a trove of secrets. The wood-clad utopia of coffee, cherry pie, and conifers is anything but. A dark underbelly of drugs, sex, and corruption is exposed. An interlinking twine of conspiracy that can only occur when everyone knows everyone else.
Pull back the red drapes again. There's an even deeper, more insidious layer at play here. A layer…
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
“Always do the right thing.”
On the commentary track found on the Criterion release for this movie (which is great by the way, shit looks crispy), Spike Lee says that the title “Do The Right Thing” was never supposed to refer to Mookie throwing the trash can through the window. Of course, that doesn’t stop people from asking Spike whether he thinks Mookie did the right thing. Spike also says that only white people…
Look, we all know what the MCU is. We all know what to expect going into one of their films. It could be argued that Feige & Friends perfected the comic book movie. It could also be argued that they revolutionized the CBM after Raimi’s Spiderman trilogy and Nolan’s Dark Knight took turns doing the same. It is often argued that Captain America: The Winter Soldier is one of the best, if not the best, MCU theme park ride. As with…
Sofia Coppola you fucking weirdo.
I was really looking forward to this.
Lost In Translation takes a look at a blossoming love affair between 2 Americans isolated in Japan. My problem with this is that I found the depiction of Japan and of Japanese people by the film to be, how do I say, dogshit. Like half of the film's runtime is Bill Murray making fun of the fact that the Japanese people don't have perfect English…
Black culture has become a universal phenomenon. Hip hop is the #1 genre in the world. White people wear dreadlocks (don't tell me the Vikings did it first). Even Fortnite has taken dances from black artists and sold them for a profit causing 10-year-old Nathans everywhere to mimic them. It seems like the world is getting "blacker" and "blacker", and I kind of hate it. It seems like black culture is…