Tag: Movies

‘Succession’ Season 3 Episode 8 Recap: Chiantishire

‘Succession’ Season 3 Episode 8 Recap: Chiantishire

When you have as good a show as Succession, you often have people you constantly chat with about the show. Typically on Monday’s my friend and MCDI writer Katherine and I spend time picking apart the episode and it is always a blast. So, we got together and decided to share our thoughts on each … Continue reading ‘Succession’ Season 3 Episode 8 Recap: Chiantishire

‘Licorice Pizza’ Review

‘Licorice Pizza’ Review

What a title! Paul Thomas Anderson takes shades of almost every single one of his prior films and combines them to create his best yet: “Licorice Pizza.” It’s very loose on plot development and is a simplistic, feel-good hangout movie. The characters are incredibly relatable towards the age range they’re in. In contrast to the … Continue reading ‘Licorice Pizza’ Review

‘Flee’ Review: A Groundbreaking Animated Documentary Tells a Refugee’s Story

‘Flee’ Review: A Groundbreaking Animated Documentary Tells a Refugee’s Story

Director: Jonas Poher Rasmussen Writers: Jonas Poher Rasmussen, Amin Synopsis: Flee tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzUVeuX1u04 Making an animated documentary presents several opportunities for a filmmaker. It allows for the subject’s identity to … Continue reading ‘Flee’ Review: A Groundbreaking Animated Documentary Tells a Refugee’s Story

Mass Writer and Director Fran Kranz Interview

Mass Writer and Director Fran Kranz Interview

I saw Mass at the Sundance Film Festival early this year and my first watch of the film was a bit rough around the edges. However, within the next 24 hours, I rewatched the movie and I liked it a little more than I thought I did. So, a few months ago, I revisited the … Continue reading Mass Writer and Director Fran Kranz Interview

Binge Watch: 40 Years of Movies, Pt. 4

As faithful readers of this spot, or those that follow me on social media, know I turned 40 this year. As part of that celebration, I’ve been looking at my favorite film from each year I’ve been alive. Earlier this year I chronicled the first three decades worth of selections and today I cover the … Continue reading Binge Watch: 40 Years of Movies, Pt. 4