In the post-WWII era, there were a lot of stories to be told on the big screen. And, as seen here, they didn't all have to revolve around the war itself.
When you go see a John Wick movie, you know exactly what you're signing up for, and the team involved is more than willing to beat you over the head with what you came to see.
Faith can come at a cost, especially when it's one of such an extreme nature. And in this town, that cost may be too high to bear.
Even in darkest times, light shines through.
The courage it took not only to make this journey but also document it in the face of such peril is something we should all value and appreciate.
How do I even review a movie like this?
Once in a while, something comes along that absolutely knocks the wind out of you in a way that you're thankful for.
Man vs Nature. Man vs Fellow Man. Which theme sounds scarier?
It is brisk and entertaining, with just enough jokes going over the heads of the youngsters for us to catch.
What a delight this turned out to be. Another case of going to see something I knew nothing about just because the timing of the screening was perfect, and I walked out having loved what I'd just seen.
The idea of an adult using a loophole to enter a children's national spelling bee is funny enough, especially when you go into it knowing it has an R rating.
This is a film that stands the test of time, with themes as relevant now as they will ever be.
The dialogue is raw and real, the struggles grounded and impactful, and the characters fleshed-out and believable. All around, I had a great time watching this.
This takes the "dumb young people vs hillbillies in the woods" trope and turns it completely on its ear, to wonderful results.
This is heralded by many as one of the greatest Westerns ever filmed, and since I grew up watching a lot of John Wayne movies, I had to finally cross this one off my list.