“B&W Cinema Spotlight: “Nebraska” by Nate Blake

Seeing Nebraska in theaters for the first time is one of those experiences I’ll always remember, though not just because I loved the film. Unfortunately, it was another one of those visits to the AMC in Rockford that left a lot to be desired. I’m not bashing that particular theater. In fact, I saw so … Continue reading “B&W Cinema Spotlight: “Nebraska” by Nate Blake

“Irresistible” Review by Nate Blake (Includes Spoilers)

Written and Directed by: Jon Stewart Length: 101 Minutes Raring: (R for language including sexual references) Starring: Steve Carell, Rose Byrne, Chris Cooper, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne and Bill Irwin Irresistible stars Steve Carell as a Democratic Party strategist named Gary who sees YouTube video of  retired Marine Colonel Jack Hastings (Chris Cooper) making an … Continue reading “Irresistible” Review by Nate Blake (Includes Spoilers)

“The King of Staten Island” Review by Nate Blake

Directed by: Judd Apatow Starring: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow and Steve Buscemi Rated: R (for language and drug use throughout, sexual content and some violence/bloody images)   The King of Staten Island stars Pete Davidson as Scott Carlin, a 24 year od high school dropout who lives with his … Continue reading “The King of Staten Island” Review by Nate Blake

“Da 5 Bloods” Review by Nate Blake

Running Time: 155 Minutes Starring: Delroy Lindo, Chadwick Boseman, Jonathan Majors, Clarke Peters, Norm Lewis, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Jean Reno, Veronica Ngo, Paul Walter Hauser, Melanie Thierry Rated: R (Strong violence, grisly images and pervasive language) Da 5 Bloods debuted on Netflix yesterday and is the latest from director Spike Lee. It tells the story … Continue reading “Da 5 Bloods” Review by Nate Blake