Into the Spider-Verse isn't just one of my all-time favorite movies, it completely ushered in a new way to think about producing animated films. It combined animation techniques we're already fully aware of and melded them together into a perfect blend of a comic book and pop art aesthetic that brought to life a simple and compelling story of a gang of oddball characters from different dimensions working together for one common goal. So needless to say I, as well…
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie 2004
There's just something about hooking up the blu ray player to the break room television and watching this on a chill work night with the crew and having everyone vibe with the oddness of it all. Magical moment.
St. Elmo's Fire 1985
Charade has often been called the greatest Alfred Hitchcock film NOT made by Alfred Hitchcock. Well I'm here to say that St. Elmo's Fire is the worst John Hughes movie John Hughes never made.
St Elmo's Fire is supposed to be a coming-of-age film about the whirlwind drama and fear that comes with graduating from college and becoming an independent person. But I feel like Joel Schumacher (Batman & Robin) was way over his head when he made this. This felt…
Cyrano de Bergerac 1990
Many site the great work Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare as the great love story of the ages. Romance, lust, tragedy. Songs, multiple films, and plays are still brought to the masses centuries after the play was first penned. But I think we have missed the true beautiful love story.
Cyrano de Bergerac was written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand and has since had a few memorable film adaptations, this being the most popular and critically hailed as the…