“Marriage Story ” review by Alex and Nate Blake

Alex:  I was planning on writing this review last night right after we finished watching Marriage Story. But, I waited. I thought that I needed more time. More time to process and contemplate what we had just watched. As I sit down to write this though, I am realizing that the further removed I am … Continue reading “Marriage Story ” review by Alex and Nate Blake

“Dark Waters” review by Nate and Alex Blake

Nate: Dark Waters is based on a true story about an attorney’s investigation into industrial giant DuPont’s role in sickening residents of Parkersburg, West Virginia with a toxic chemical. Mark Ruffalo plays Robert Bilott, who in the mid 90s was a successful defense attorney who helped defend corporations against environmental lawsuits. After a family friend … Continue reading “Dark Waters” review by Nate and Alex Blake

Thanksgiving 2019 Movie Reviews by Nate and Alex Blake

Nate:  Due to the number of new releases in theaters and streaming platforms this weekend, we're taking a break from our typical format to do a roundup of everything we've seen since Thanksgiving Eve. Let's get to it.   The Irishman Nate: Martin Scorsese delivers a more somber and stripped down mob movie this time … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019 Movie Reviews by Nate and Alex Blake

“Ready or Not” Spoiler Review by Allison Sutton

  Truth be told, I have been thinking about Ready or Not since it’s August release. Truthfully, I’ve been mentally writing this review since then. Truthfully, this might just be my favorite movie of the year. But Allison, you say (hi): isn’t it just a horror movie? Yes. But also no. Ready or Not is, … Continue reading “Ready or Not” Spoiler Review by Allison Sutton

“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Review by Nate and Alex Blake

Nate: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood is a story about a jaded journalist named Lloyd Vogel (Matthew Rhys) who is assigned by Esquire magazine to write a piece about beloved TV personality Fred Rogers (Tom Hanks). Vogel, based loosely on Esquire journalist Tom Junod, is a bitter man who struggles daily with his tragic childhood. This setup could easily … Continue reading “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” Review by Nate and Alex Blake

Nate Blake: The PG Rating is Having A Moment

First, for those unfamiliar, a little history lesson on the Motion Picture Ratings System. When the ratings system we Americans are most familiar with replaced the Motion Picture Production Code (also known as the Hays Code) in the late 1960s, there were initially four ratings: G, M, R, and X. G was the rating assigned … Continue reading Nate Blake: The PG Rating is Having A Moment

“Ford v Ferrari” review by Alex and Nate Blake

NATE: Ford v Ferrari (Le Mans 66 in Europe) tells the story of how driver Ken Miles (Christian Bale) and automotive designer Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) were commissioned by Henry Ford II (Tracy Letts) to build a car that could beat Ferrari at the 24 hours of Le Mans. This movie is a must see … Continue reading “Ford v Ferrari” review by Alex and Nate Blake