“Thoroughbreds” was written and directed by Cory Finley and stars Olivia Cooke, Anya Taylor-Joy and Anton Yelchin. The film is about two teenagers who become friends after they bond about the idea of killing one of their step-fathers. I didn’t know much about this movie coming in aside from the premise and the three lead … More “Thoroughbreds” is One of the Best Directorial Debuts in Recent Memory
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” or, as I will be calling it for the rest of the review to avoid the overly long name, “Three Billboards” is written and directed by Martin McDonagh and stars Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Caleb Landry Jones, and Lucas Hedges, and is about a mother that puts up, … More “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is a Stunning Mix of Comedy and Heartbreak
“The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and stars Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Barry Keoghan, Raffey Cassidy, and Sunny Suljic. The film is about a surgeon and his family whose life goes into a major downward spiral after a certain teenage boy begins to involve himself more and more in their … More “The Killing of a Sacred Deer” is Brilliantly Bizarre
“Suburbicon” is directed by George Clooney, written by Joel and Ethan Coen, and stars Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, Noah Jupe, and Oscar Isaac. The film is about a 1950s suburb town that struggles with problems of integration, as well as a particular home invasion that leaves a member of its town dead. I’ve had my … More “Suburbicon” is a Major Letdown
“Rick and Morty” was created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland and stars Roiland, as well as Chris Parnell, Spencer Grammer, and Sarah Chalke. The series is in its third season and is about a super-genius grandfather who takes his less intelligent grandson to various universes through the use of a portal gun capable of … More “Rick and Morty” Season 3 is Deeper, Darker, and Better for it
“Bojack Horseman” is created by Raphael Bob-Waksberg and stars Will Arnett, Amy Sedaris, Aaron Paul, Alison Brie, Paul F. Tompkins, Wendie Malick, and Aparna Nancherla. This is the fourth season for the Netflix original series, with this season showing the titular character continuing to struggle with inner demons, but now while also having to deal … More “Bojack Horseman” Season 4: Netflix’s Best Show Continues to Impress
Swiss Army Man is written and directed by Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, aka Daniels, and stars Paul Dano and Daniel Radcliffe. The movie is, to my best ability, about a man stranded on an island (Dano) who befriends a flatulent corpse (Radcliffe), and the two must work together in order to survive.