A Netflix Binge for Every Occasion

During the time I should have spent watching culturally relevant movies, I was watching Netflix. Lots of it. I am a professional TV marathoner, a savant for obscure Netflix Originals if you will. If you've seen the trailer play on the homepage, I've probably finished the whole season. And I can tell you which Netflix... Continue Reading →

Dear Film School – Part 2

Dear Film School, It's time I give you an update. A year and five months ago, I made a bold confession to the whole world - a.k.a., all 637 of my Facebook friends - that I had been slacking in my film school education. I was a senior Film Studies major in college, and I... Continue Reading →

American Beauty (1999)

Disclaimer: I knew nothing about this film going into it. To be honest, this is pretty standard of most movies I watch for this blog. I know that it's critically acclaimed, and I vaguely suspect that this is the movie where the "plastic bag" scene comes into play, but those aren't exactly helpful hints. For the fellow... Continue Reading →

Memento (2000)

This is one of those reviews that really support my tagline: Unqualified movie reviewer praises already critically acclaimed movies. What can I say? At least I'm honest. Considering the massive amount of articles, reviews, and Youtube conspiracy videos that come up through a quick Google search, I have high expectations for Memento. Sometimes my tastes don't align with the big-shot film... Continue Reading →

Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)

Just as it says on the DVD case, this movie is indeed a "SMART and SEXY" time. Angelina Jolie and the young Brad Pitt are as glamorous as ever, and what else could heighten their sex appeal other than their aggressive tango moves? I enjoyed the marriage counseling opener, which reminded me of the on-camera... Continue Reading →

Mystery Blogger Award: Acceptance Speech

Good morning! Apparently it's award season and no one told me?? I, a humble fresh college graduate with twenty followers, have been nominated for an award. A sweet, thoughtful award that allows little bloggers to discover each other and build a network of like-minded people. The Rules: Put the award logo/image on your blog List... Continue Reading →


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