B&W Cinema Series: “Shadow of A Doubt” by Nate Blake

Happy first week of fall! In order to celebrate the arrival of my favorite season, I decided to use this installment of the B&W Cinema Series to talk about one of my favorite Alfred Hitchcock films, Shadow of A Doubt. Released in 1943, this psychological thriller follows the relationship between Charles Oakley/Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotton) … Continue reading B&W Cinema Series: “Shadow of A Doubt” by Nate Blake

“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

Popcorn Treasures: “The Mummy (1999)” by Allison Sutton

In his original review of The Mummy, the eminent and eternal Roger Ebert writes, “There is hardly a thing I can say in its favor, except that I was cheered by nearly every minute of it. I cannot argue for the script, the direction, the acting or even the mummy, but I can say that I … Continue reading Popcorn Treasures: “The Mummy (1999)” by Allison Sutton

“Black Christmas” review by Allison Sutton

There was no way I wasn’t going to review Black Christmas. A Blumhouse Production that enraged internet neckbeards for daring to be feminist? I was immediately sold. Black Christmas is a remake – the 1974 version starring Olivia Hussey rightfully bears a place in the slasher canon while the less said of the 2006 remake, … Continue reading “Black Christmas” review by Allison Sutton

“The Invisible Man” review by Nate Blake

Trigger Warning: The Invisible Man deals with domestic violence, suicide and sexual assault. This review features discussion of those issues.  The first great film of 2020 has arrived, and it couldn’t come at a better time. The first two months of this year have been disappointing, so I’m happy to say that tonight I saw … Continue reading “The Invisible Man” review by Nate Blake