“Underwater” review by Nate Blake

Underwater is a sopping wet Alien rip-off with characters that are lifeless long before they are chomped on or blown to bits. The plot, which is full of developments but none that have any impact, guides the entire story. This is a script that is so full of dialogue focused on evacuation pods, door locks and cores that … Continue reading “Underwater” review by Nate Blake

Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “The King’s Speech” by Nate Blake

Welcome to the first installment of this year’s Oscar countdown series. We’re going to try to make an annual tradition of having a series of posts looking back on past Oscar winners in specific categories. To kick this off, this year we are starting with Best Picture winners. Each week between now and the Oscars, … Continue reading Oscar Countdown: Revisiting “The King’s Speech” by Nate Blake

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” spoiler-filled discussion

Nate:  Now that it has been out more than a week, it's time to have an in-depth discussion about what worked, and what didn't, in the conclusion to the Skywalker saga. Alex and I are joined today by Jacob Johnson. Let's get to the questions. Overall impression of the film: Alex:  Once again, Twitter blew … Continue reading “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” spoiler-filled discussion