Universal decided to take a swing for the fences and make some relatively low budget horror movies. With movies such as The Black Phone (2021), Violent Night (2022), M3GAN (2022), Knock at the Cabin (2023), and now Cocaine Bear, all… Read More ›
Isiah Whitlock Jr.
Director Elizabeth Banks’s “Cocaine Bear” is high on its own supply in this animal attack horror entry.
If I were a basic gay, I would start this review with “A Cocaine Bear? You just mean West Hollywood at 3 a.m.?” and move on with my day…but I’m not, and I won’t…but you get the picture. Despite my… Read More ›
Blast off into a spacetime adventure with Buzz Lightyear anytime you like with “Lightyear” on home video.
With sequels, prequels, and legacy sequels all the rage as a means of tapping into pre-existing IP to create media for consumption, that Disney/Pixar would reach into their catalogue to do the same is neither unheard of (The Lion King… Read More ›
Before there could be “Toy Story,” there was “Lightyear.”
In 1995, Pixar’s first film, Toy Story, tapped into the imaginations of filmgoers young and old through an adventurous animated story of friendship told from the perspective of toys, specifically, a group of toys owned by a young boy, Andy… Read More ›
Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods” beckons audiences to look deeper.
As a writer/director, Spike Lee is not one to be described as subtle. His works, whether exploring racial tensions in Do The Right Thing (1989), modern day minstrel shows and cultural appropriation in Bamboozled (2000), tackling the cycle of violence… Read More ›
Novel adaption “The Lost Husband” cleverly sidesteps typical finding oneself tropes.
Published in May 2013, Katherine Center’s novel The Lost Husband is the basis for the second feature film from director Vicky Wight (The Volunteer) and is the latest novel-to-screen adaption to entertain audiences. With a premise focused on a newly-widowed… Read More ›
Charming neo-Western romp “The Old Man & the Gun” offers a grand old time. [Film Fest 919 Review]
Representing EoM as press, contributor Hunter Heilman attended the first annual Film Fest 919 in Raleigh, NC, to review several films that are either in limited release now or are yet to be released. Or, in the case of The Old… Read More ›
Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman” is clarion call that the battles of the past are not over.
Director Spike Lee’s never been known to mince words and his latest project, BlacKkKlansman, will hit you like a sledgehammer in the gut. Lee utilizes the memoir of Ron Stallworth, the first black police officer in Colorado Springs, Colorado, to… Read More ›