“American Factory” review by Alex Blake

In our never ending quest to catch up on Oscar contenders at the end of the year, we decided to watch a documentary last night. American Factory (Netflix) is a documentary produced by the Obama owned production company Higher Ground Productions, and tells the story of workers in Dayton, Ohio. Dayton was once a booming … Continue reading “American Factory” review by Alex Blake

“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

“Unbelievable” review by Alex Blake

The last year has felt like a constant barrage of news stories about politicians, celebrities, and every day people abusing their status and power resulting in the harassment and assault of women, minorities, and those disadvantaged in our social structures. While there have been moments of progress such as the success of the #MeToo movement, … Continue reading “Unbelievable” review by Alex Blake

Nate Blake: Theaters Aren’t Doing Themselves Any Favors

Entertainment news the past few weeks has mostly focused on the film festival circuit. With the exception of another controversial killer clown, the buzziest of films debuting to rapturous praise from critics have been those submitted by streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon. The former looks to have two Oscar heavyweights on its hands: … Continue reading Nate Blake: Theaters Aren’t Doing Themselves Any Favors

“Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” Review by Allison Sutton

Let’s get a few things straight before I launch into Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile. I am probably the biggest target audience for this movie, a card carrying murderino with a copy of The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule in need of duct tape triage. I watched Conversations With a Killer: The Ted … Continue reading “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” Review by Allison Sutton