Best Movies of 2018: Jacob Johnson’s List

So confession time: I have had an incredibly busy year, and wasn’t able to see as many movies as I would have liked. I missed some of the high profile films like A Star is Born, If Beale Street Could Talk, Vice, Green Book, First Man, etc., and I plan on seeing Mary Poppins Returns … Continue reading Best Movies of 2018: Jacob Johnson’s List

The Best Movies of 2018: Alex’s List

Nathan and I rarely disagree about film. This post though is probably the most fitting for the name of our blog. Fair warning: Nathan has seen a lot more films than me this year.  And I also have not seen If Beale Street Could Talk (fingers crossed we can soon!). That is probably about the … Continue reading The Best Movies of 2018: Alex’s List

“Vice” review by Nate Blake

Director Adam McKay (The Big Short) must be a huge fan of the political cartoons that appear in the opinion pages of newspapers, because his latest film, though very much live-action, has the tone of an extended, two-hour political cartoon. That approach to covering six decades in the life of Dick Cheney works great as entertainment … Continue reading “Vice” review by Nate Blake

The Most Disappointing Films of 2018 by Alex Blake

2018 has been a great year. I made Nate my bitch for life. We traveled. And we saw some really disappointing films. Here are my eight most disappointing films of 2018, in no particular order. 1.) Private Life: This Netflix original starring Paul Giamatti and Kathryn Hahn was nothing short of disappointing. I knew nothing … Continue reading The Most Disappointing Films of 2018 by Alex Blake

“Roma” review by Alex and Nate Blake

Directed and Written by: Alfonso Cuarón Rated: R (Graphic nudity, language and disturbing images) Length: 135 Minutes Distributor: Netflix Nate: Each December, as the final Oscar hopefuls hit theaters, I start to feel a little depressed about the months ahead. January has a reputation for being the month where studios release titles they were too … Continue reading “Roma” review by Alex and Nate Blake