Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse | movie review

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is not a movie I was expecting to love, but am so glad it turned out to be one of the best films of the year for me. Seriously. If I had to describe it in as few words as possible, I'd say this: visually stunning. The animation is incredible. I thought I'd be disappointed with an animated superhero flick, but I . . .

The Great Gatsby (1974 vs. 2013) | adaptation reviews

Ever since my girlfriend and I met in college 4 years ago, we have had differing opinions on The Great Gatsby, both the novel and its adaptations. It was a never-ending source of amusement to those around us in our English classes and continues to be so for our friends who know us now. Because my girlfriend and I read ...

Movie Mondays | The Cloverfield Paradox

It's Monday, again. You know what that means---another long week ahead. If you're a sci-fi/horror lover like me, then you might be a little tired today due to Netflix's awesome announcement last night during the Superbowl. I didn't really care about the Superbowl. I also didn't care about halftime, or the commercials. I did care about…

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle| movie review

I, like many of you, did not want a Jumanji sequel. Not. At. All. When I heard it was in production, I scoffed and swore not to watch it because the original was a childhood favorite and I saw no point in a sequel. When the trailer came out, I still talked about how dumb it looked, though deep down I secretly wanted to go see it. Well, now that it's in theaters . . .

Movie Mondays | Spider-Man: Homecoming

I grew up with the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man movies. 1 and 2 are great, while 3 is a horrible disappointment and embarrassment that somehow we all still love to watch just because it's so cringe-worthy -- we can all agree on that part, right? The Andrew Garfield Spider-Man movies came out not too long ago and I,…