I feel like action movies have a bit of a poor reputation in terms of the storyline they offer. Action movies can, on occasion, be so jam-packed with violence and explosions that they overshadow any evidence of human emotion, and I believe this is a major turn off for a lot of people. I follow … More Extraction: more than an action movie
Blaine is an avid action film lover. I enjoy action movies myself as well, but perhaps not to the same extent he does. He and I were trying to decide on a movie to watch on his birthday, and since it was his special day I let him pick which movie with no complaints. He … More American Made: worth the watch
I’ve seen my fair share of fighting movies in my day, and I’ve found most of them to be extremely well done. Often times, fighting movies incorporate an intensely emotional or dramatic theme into their plots, allowing the film to take on different genres and appeal to a wider audience in the process. A few … More Have you seen Warrior?
I can recall making a mental note to watch I, Tonya when I first saw trailers for it quite a while ago. To be honest, the movie entirely slipped my mind until I came across it via Netflix not too long ago, and Blaine and I decided to give it a watch. While I certainly … More I, Tonya: an inside look at the cutthroat figure skating industry
A few nights ago, Blaine and I decided to watch Mine 9 via Netflix. The trailer that played for it seemed interesting, and because neither of us is overly familiar with mining, we decided to give it a watch. Mine 9 is based on true events and depicts the story of nine coal miners working in … More Mine 9: a glance into the world of coal mining
If you’re a horror movie fan in the slightest, there is a good chance you’re familiar with or have heard of Rosemary’s Baby. Despite being released in 1968, the authenticity of this horror flick still stands today, and it is recognized by many as one of the most iconic horror movies of all time. Rosemary’s Baby is … More Have you seen Rosemary’s Baby?
The other evening I decided to hunker down and watch Don’t Breathe via Netflix. The movie was under Netflix’s Critically Acclaimed Movies category, and since I often am disappointed by the platform’s selection of horror flicks, I was hoping this one would be good. Thankfully, this time I was not disappointed. Don’t Breathe is a “2016 American horror thriller film produced … More Have you seen Don’t Breathe?
I have a soft spot for modern-day Westerns. I enjoy the odd older Western from time to time, and I can certainly appreciate them for being the foundation of the Western genre, but personally, contemporary versions of the category are my preference. O the topic of Westerns, the other night I watched The Bygone via Netflix. The … More This is why you need to watch The Bygone
When I watched the trailer for Mark of the Devil via Netflix the other night, I was pretty intrigued. This film appeared to have a lot of elements I tend to appreciate in the horror film realm, and the concept seemed terrifying, so naturally, I tuned in to watch it. I sincerely wish I hadn’t. Mark of … More Do yourself a favour and don’t watch Mark of the Devil
I can recall watching the trailer for The Platform a few months ago via Facebook. My sister tagged me in it as she is fully aware of my love for dark and disturbing movies, and once I viewed the trailer I made a mental note to tune into this movie once it became available to watch. In … More Have you watched The Platform?
Trying to pick out a movie with your partner while browsing through Netflix can be a trying task. Depending on what both of you like and also dislike, it can be difficult to establish a middle ground and settle for a film that both of you have the potential to enjoy. Blaine and I were … More Have you seen Girl on the Third Floor?
It’s been a little while since I’ve watched and reviewed a horror movie. To be honest, I’ve gotten kind of tired of Netflix’s scary movie options as I’ve seen a lot of them, and I’m also a little tired of tuning into one that is seemingly terrifying only to be left disappointed and wanting more … More Have you seen Dead Silence?
Cheerleading is something I personally have never had much interest in. By no means am I attempting to convey the idea that I don’t care about the sport, because it has similarities to gymnastics which I did when I was younger. Rather, I’ve never been involved in cheerleading myself, therefore it isn’t something I devote … More Have you seen Netflix’s Cheer?
I made mention of my love for Timothée Chalamet recently, and in researching this fine lad to write a post about him, I discovered a movie he appeared in called Beautiful Boy. I read up on the plot of this film and decided to give it a watch. I am so, so glad I did. Beautiful … More Have you seen Beautiful Boy?
There are a few men in Hollywood that hold my heart, and Mr. Timothée Chalamet happens to be one of them. I was unfamiliar with this impeccably handsome lad until I watched The King on Netflix, and since seeing him star in that, my appreciation for him has significantly escalated for a variety of reasons. … More Profile: Timothée Chalamet
Arguably one of the biggest nights in Hollywood, the 2020 Oscars, otherwise known as the 92nd Academy Awards, are fast approaching. Taking place on Feb. 9 at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, the nominees were announced on Jan. 13, and in case you missed the big reveal, I figured I would share the knowledge … More Here are your 2020 Oscar nominees
I recently finished watching The Witcher on Netflix, and because of the gaping void the absence of this show has left in my life, I had to figure out which show to begin next. I’ve heard good things about Vikings, and so I decided to give it a try and watch a few episodes. This choice should come … More Do you watch Vikings?
Movies are something that have relevance to almost everyone. Regardless of our genre preferences, movies have the ability to draw parallels between us and create unification, and we most certainly have our favourites. Speaking of favorites, I was curious as to which films took the cake for the 2019 year. Granted, we all have our … More These were the 50 best movies of 2019
Game of Thrones fans, listen up; there’s a new series in town, and it’s called The Witcher. By no means am I attempting to correlate a relationship between Game of Thrones and The Witcher, because that would simply be incorrect. Both series abide by entirely different storylines and characters, but I suppose one could compare them in terms … More Have you watched The Witcher?
Henry Lee Lucas. Does the name ring a bell for you? If you’re a member of the baby boomer generation, it’s likely you have heard this man’s name before. If you’re like me, you’re probably wondering who the hell Henry Lee Lucas is, and further, why I’m bringing him up. I will gladly tell you … More Have you seen Netflix’s The Confession Killer?
I love Emma Watson. I think she is an incredibly classy, female-empowering, sophisticated woman, and she’s also a great actress to boot. So, when I saw she was one of the main characters in the movie Regression, I made a mental note to watch it. Regression is a “2015 psychological thriller mystery film directed, produced and written by Alejandro Amenábar. The … More Have you seen Regression?
Once again, here I am reviewing another horror movie. I’ve made my love for these types of movies quite known here on my blog, and further, what constitutes a good horror flick, in my opinion. Unfortunately, The Influence did not meet my criteria for what makes a good scary movie. In fact, I would argue … More No, you shouldn’t watch The Influence
I’m a sucker for medieval movies. I’m not sure what it is about a knight in armour, valiantly fighting in battle, but whenever I come across a movie with this trope, you can bet I’m tuning in. Hence why I’m offering my review of The King. Netflix’s The King tells the story of young Hal, or … More The King: a Netflix win
For my family, a passion for motor sports is a given. My dad has always been a gear head, and in time, I’ve become interested in the automotive world with his influence. My dad owns a few classic cars himself as well as a pulling tractor, so it’s easy to understand why him and I … More Ford v Ferrari: is it worth seeing?
I don’t consider myself to be someone who typically likes Christmas movies. I’m a bit of a Grinch that way. I’m not really sure why, but there are only a handful of Christmas movies I actually enjoy watching, and none of them are romantic comedies. You can likely imagine my surprise, then, when I went … More Ignore the reviews: Last Christmas is worth seeing
I’m a self-proclaimed horror movie buff. You likely already knew this based on how often I review scary flicks and discuss the supernatural realm in general, but in case you forgot I thought I would subtly remind you yet again. Since we’re conveniently on the topic now, I’d like to draw your attention to the … More Differentiating between scary and gory
I was scrolling through Netflix’s television shows the other night, looking for something to watch, when I came across Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons. The title certainly snagged my attention, so I decided to give one episode a watch. One episode turned into a few, and I’m still watching the show, hoping to eventually finish the series. … More Have you seen Netflix’s ‘Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons’?
I may be slightly delayed in finally seeing The Exorcism of Emily Rose considering it was released in 2005, but hey, better late than never. I gave this flick a watch a few nights ago, and I’m still thinking about it. That’s how absolutely insanely scary this movie is. The Exorcism of Emily Rose “is a 2005 American supernatural … More The Exorcism of Emily Rose: an absolute horror movie masterpiece
When I first saw the trailer for Netflix’s In the Tall Grass a few days ago, I made a mental note to add it to my must-see horror movie list. It looked interesting, and when I learned that the film is based on Stephen King and Joe Hill’s 2012 novel of the same name, I figured it … More Is In the Tall Grass worth the watch?
I’m not really one for cheesy, feel-good movies. As you likely know, I tend to lean towards films that portray sinister, malevolent situations because I’m a sick soul like that. When I watched the trailer for Netflix’s Tall Girl, I assumed it would be a typical cheesy movie. But, as we all know, we shouldn’t … More Tall Girl: a Netflix win