Each summer Poprika Podcast Network founder Darryl Mansel dedicates one week in the month of June to a different fandom. For the 2020 edition of Fandom Month, Darryl scheduled programming spotlighting the areas of Alcohol, Television, Film, and Music. In… Read More ›
Don’t let its fairytale premise of a girl and her mythical companion confuse you into thinking this is some carefree adventure. Channeling more Grimm than Disney, “Okja” explores the morals of man in a deeply compelling, utterly heart-wrenching way, all while managing to still uplift.
Truly a remarkable experience.
M. Night Shyamalan erupted onto the scene with 1999’s The Sixth Sense and has a string of semi-hits and full-on flops ever sense. For many, Shyamalan’s signature “twist” ending is a parody of what it once was because it has… Read More ›
While there’s something to be said of the bombast of Summer, we often prefer the movies of Fall. Shifting toward character over spectacle, Fall films present introspective tales that match neatly with the cooling temperatures and changing of the seasons. Granted October’s… Read More ›
An alternate version of this review, originally published for CLTure, was posted on their site on October 14th, 2016. There is nothing better than watching an actor – any actor – melt into a roll so completely that you forget what you’re watching is mere shadow… Read More ›
An alternate “Quick Hit” version of this review, originally published for CLTure, was posted on their site on October 14th, 2016. Writer/director Andrea Arnold‘s American Honey is lavishly decadent in its depiction of a group of teens who travel the country selling magazines door-to-door during… Read More ›
An alternate version of this review, originally published for CLTure, was posted on their site on September 29th, 2016. April 20th, 2010, off the coast of Louisiana, a semi-submersible oil rig known as the Deepwater Horizon exploded, killing eleven people and causing the largest oil spill… Read More ›