“You make me brave” – Analyzing Bo Burnham’s EIGHTH GRADE

We have all been young before. Most of us have been in middle school. And I guarantee you it wasn’t the most glamorous or precious time of our lives. It’s a time of change and evolution, and not in an exciting way. But it’s instrumental in how our adolescence is shaped. We learn and growContinue reading ““You make me brave” – Analyzing Bo Burnham’s EIGHTH GRADE”

Nominees & Winners of The 3rd Annual WBAMMYs

These are all our nominees and winners of our annual award show, the WBAMMYs. Watch the video podcast episode here: Best A24 movie not made by A24 The Winner: Pig The Runner-ups: Malcolm and Marie, The Power of the Dog, CODA BEST ACTOR The Winner: Simon Rex The Runner-ups: Nic Cage (Pig), Jeremy Strong (Succession,Continue reading “Nominees & Winners of The 3rd Annual WBAMMYs”

Our Top TV Shows of 2021

Here are our favorite TV shows of 2021, a collective list based on our individual top 10s from our 2-parter podcast episode you can check out below. 10. Survivor The 41st season of legendary reality competition show Survivor positioned itself as a reinvention, a #BrandNewGame if you will. Host/producer/referee/heckler Jeff Probst promised us a returnContinue reading “Our Top TV Shows of 2021”

The Unspoken Beauty Behind ‘The Green Knight’

“One.. Year.. Hence” These are the words bellowed out by the towering, emerald, Green Knight at the beginning of the film. The words linger in the air and through the halls as a fatalistic promise. There is something almost poetic about David Lowery’s ‘The Green Knight’ being pushed 427 days off of its original releaseContinue reading “The Unspoken Beauty Behind ‘The Green Knight’”

Tales from Tribeca (At Home)

            Is the Virtual Film Festival Here to Stay? As vaccinations are continually rolling out and life seems to be returning to some sense of normalcy, there are certain things that feel as though they will never be the same in a post-COVID world.             Thousands of employers have realized that it is cheaper toContinue reading “Tales from Tribeca (At Home)”

Confined and Isolated: Bo Burnham Invites Us ‘INSIDE’

With his new Netflix special, Bo Burnham encapsulates the experience of living through a pandemic as a mad emotional lonely poet Isolation and confinement movies have existed for decades in various forms. They are very effective stories in terms of budgetary constraints and narrative focus. They can be a fun challenge for writers, directors, andContinue reading “Confined and Isolated: Bo Burnham Invites Us ‘INSIDE’”

“INVINCIBLE” and the ‘Third Wave’ of Superhero Stories

Or, how the Superhero genre is following a similar arc to the Westerns of yesteryear. March 29th, 1993 marked the day of the 65th Academy Awards (don’t worry, this isn’t another Oscars article). Of all the notable Academy Awards ceremonies over the years, this one is not usually identified as being massively historically significant, exceptContinue reading ““INVINCIBLE” and the ‘Third Wave’ of Superhero Stories”

“Well That Was Weird”: A Recap of the Most Bizarre Oscars Ever

In many ways, The 93rd Academy Awards was exactly the awards ceremony that 2020 deserved. It seems only fitting that the weirdest year in modern human history would lead to the strangest movie year in recent memory and an even odder Academy Awards Ceremony. Nothing about this year’s event seemed ordinary, from the decision toContinue reading ““Well That Was Weird”: A Recap of the Most Bizarre Oscars Ever”