“Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”: Is Ignorance Truly Bliss?

First off, if you haven’t seen this masterpiece, I highly recommend closing this browser and placing yourself in front of your nearest screen for the next hour and 45 minutes. I would also recommend a box of tissues as this movie carries a ton of emotional baggage. Written by Charlie Kaufman, the film stars JimContinue reading ““Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”: Is Ignorance Truly Bliss?”

Why We Love Pixar

*This is cross-posted from a friend’s site. I encourage your to check out Creative Equal if you enjoy spicy blog content. — It was of course perfect chance, luck, whatever you might call it, that being born in 95’ made it feel like Pixar was created specifically for my childhood. While they released their firstContinue reading “Why We Love Pixar”

In Honor of the Return of Sports, Let’s Take a Look at Some of the Greatest Sports Films of All Time

It has, without a doubt, been a wild last few months here. And by here I mean everywhere. For me, you – all of us. And in all the commotion, I have been really bad about posting. So I apologize. But we are back now, officially. That means more routine, scheduled posts. So tell yoContinue reading “In Honor of the Return of Sports, Let’s Take a Look at Some of the Greatest Sports Films of All Time”

Subtle and Not so Subtle Homages to Psychedelics in Film

I have wanted to make a post on this for awhile now because I find it fascinating how directors can portray the psychedelic experience through the medium of a screen. To be able to take a very mental and physical experience and covert that to sights and sounds takes a solid amount of creativity andContinue reading “Subtle and Not so Subtle Homages to Psychedelics in Film”

Ari Aster: Already A Legend with Only Two Films

I was first introduced to the Sophomore director, Ari Aster, with Hereditary a few years back in 2018. I have definitely stepped up my horror game in the past few years, which is for a variety of reasons. Mostly as a result of Sam and myself being incredibly into psychological thrillers, which led into aContinue reading “Ari Aster: Already A Legend with Only Two Films”

What To Watch During Quarantine: Movies that Make Me Happy

I think we can all agree: its only been a a month and a half of real change, but feels like we’ve been in this quarantine for a long time. I’m hoping everyone is living well despite the circumstances. Personally, I’m really missing being able to see my buddies, grab a beer, or just feelingContinue reading “What To Watch During Quarantine: Movies that Make Me Happy”

Our Favorite Movie Soundtracks – Making top 10s can be hard

There is really nothing better than when a director’s music selection fits perfectly with the content on the screen. Music has a way of making normal scenes seem surreal, turning characters into rockstars, and turning simple moments into unforgettable ones. That is because music helps us associate emotion and mood with a particular scene –Continue reading “Our Favorite Movie Soundtracks – Making top 10s can be hard”

My 3 Favorite Apocalypse and Post-Apocalyptic Films: Coronavirus Edition

Hello fellow Coronavirus survivors. Has there been a better time to talk about the end of the world? In my life, I doubt it. So, as I figure many of you are home-locked and likely couch-locked, this is a great opportunity to share some of the more well- done and wonderfully created doomsday scenarios thatContinue reading “My 3 Favorite Apocalypse and Post-Apocalyptic Films: Coronavirus Edition”