Awards Buzz – The Trial of the Chicago 7

Awards Buzz – The Trial of the Chicago 7

The timing of the release of "The Trial of the Chicago 7" is no coincidence given our current social and political landscape. At the height of the antiwar and civil rights movements, 7 social activists from varying leftist groups and 1 member of the Black Panthers organized protests and marches directly across from the 1968 [...]

Weekend Watches

Weekend Watches

From the first scene in the modern-day Pacific Northwest where two skeletons are unearthed huddled together, the theme of friendship is established. "First Cow" examines the relationship between Cookie (John Magaro) and King-Lu (Orion Lee) on the American frontier of the 1800’s as they pursue individual success by secretly stealing milk from the only cow [...]

Stream This

Stream This

When it comes to summer movies, there are worse things to stream. This is not an unfamiliar Judd Apatow film in that the protagonist is a stoner man-child who has seemingly plateaued. However, what makes “The King of Staten Island” unique is that it is a semi-autobiographical film about Pete Davidson’s (SNL) life. The most [...]

Weekend Watches

Weekend Watches

Good movies possess the artistic ability to transform our thoughts and emotions in an instant. They inform, they entertain, they delight, and sometimes, they force us to confront and challenge societal norms and even our own beliefs. This is the magic of the movies. This weekend we discovered new titles that did just that and [...]

Weekend Watches

Weekend Watches

What happens when a fast talking, degenerate New York City jeweler gets exposed? In the Safdie brother's "Uncut Gems" we watch Adam Sandler's character, Howard, do just that. We want to hate him but we like every other character less - leading us to always be in Howards corner - no matter how fucked up [...]

Weekend Watches

Weekend Watches

Suffice to say that Netflix has become - like it or not - a staple in our movie repertoire. This weekend, seeking new content to review, we opened Netflix and were presented with the part sci-fi, part drama, "Horse Girl" featuring Alison Brie as an increasingly schizophrenic woman - Sarah. If you have screened "The [...]