If you have Netflix, or pay any sort of attention to the successes of the television series and movie platform, you’ve likely heard, in some way, of a new series titled The Queen’s Gambit. Since it premiered via Netflix, the world has gone a little bit batshit because of it; chess sales, apparently, are up … More Have you seen ‘The Queen’s Gambit’?
I know, I know. This movie certainly isn’t a new release; it actually premiered in 2007, but I haven’t gotten around to watching it until now. Perhaps you could say I’ve been allowing my anticipation to build. Like, really build. Anyways, because I just recently viewed this masterpiece, I wanted to give a review of … More Film review: No Country for Old Men
A few nights ago Blaine and I decided to watch Papillon. Charlie Hunnam, who is arguably my favourite actor in existence, and Rami Malek, whom I’m also a big fan of, are the two main characters, so it makes sense why my interest was piqued in this film when I initially saw the cast. As … More Papillion: an emotionally charged movie of perseverance
I’m a big fan of Lily Collins. I find her to be a talented actress, and while I really have no inclination as to what she is like in reality, I feel as though she would be incredibly polite and down to Earth kind of gal. This may seem irrevelant, but I am going somewhere … More Have you seen ‘Inheritance’?
As I’ve mentioned here on my blog before, I’m a sucker for medieval movies. I find it fascinating to watch depictions of what life was like in the medieval era, and I can certainly appreciate a man in a suit of armour. Moving on. The other evening, Blaine and I were trying to figure out … More Have you seen Gladiator?
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
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?
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?
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
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 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
Horror movies and religion can arguably be recognized as two peas in a pod when it comes to scary movies. More often than not, Catholicism seems to be affiliated with scary movies, and St. Agatha is no exception to this affiliation. St. Agatha is a 2018 horror/thriller flick, directed by Darren Lynn Bousman and written … More St. Agatha: not your average scary movie
As I stated in a post a few days ago, horror movies can be a hit or miss experience in terms of their execution. I’ve seen my fair share of both good and bad scary movies, and unfortunately, Malevolent falls under the bad category. Malevolent is “a 2018 British horror film directed by Olaf de Fleur Johannesson and written … More Malevolent: not worth the watch
Horror movies, as us horror lovers know, can be a hit or miss experience. Older horror flicks are even more risky, depending on the technology that was available at the time the film was made. I came across Case 39 while scrolling through Netflix the other day, and because I wasn’t familiar with it, I … More Have you seen Case 39?
While browsing through Netflix’s horror category a few nights ago, trying to select a movie to watch, I stumbled upon Apostle. Well, that’s a lie. I first saw Apostle on Netflix a few months ago, and I’ve been meaning to give it a watch. I did, however, finally watch it, so I feel like I … More Is Apostle worth the watch?