8-Bit Christmas

“The year was 1987, or was it ’88?” Grownup Jake Doyle (Neil Patrick Harris) begins, when all he wanted for Christmas was a Nintendo. And when I say Nintendo, I’m not talking about your everyday DS Lite. We’re going old school, y’all. “Nintendo,” Doyle narrates to his...

White Christmas Movie Review

White Christmas (1954): a vibrant, charming, and heart-warming Christmas classic. With old-timey vocals, dazzling dance numbers, and mounds of snow in the mountains of Vermont, what’s not to love? The only way to watch the movie, in a true corny-Christmas fashion, is...

Is Die Hard a Christmas Movie?

Known as the “film connoisseur” of my family, it is rare that I go a holiday season without being asked for my take on the age-old question; whether the 1988 cult classic Die Hard is a Christmas movie. For me, the answer is simple, Die Hard is in fact a Christmas...
Promising Young Woman Movie Review

Promising Young Woman Movie Review

As the Oscar euphoria has been dying down since the award show premiered on April 25, I thought it would be a good idea to review some of the movies that were nominated for Best Picture. The next film on the list is Promising Young Woman.   Promising Young Woman stars...
The Sound of Metal Review

The Sound of Metal Review

With the Oscar buzz crescendoing to a high note last weekend, I thought it would be a good idea to look at some of the best picture nominations. The first movie that I will take a look at is The Sound of Metal   Directed by Darius Marder, The Sound of Metal was...

Thoughts on Forgiveness

A couple weeks ago I was sitting in the library around two on a Saturday afternoon. I was minding my own business at a desk, researching for one of my final papers when I was approached by two strangers. Both men used their bodies and attitudes to intimidate and...
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