Contained within director Brett Haley’s little indie darling, Hearts Beat Loud, resides an indomitable, overflowing joy. It’s unexpected, wondrous, and bound to fill your soul up until it, too, overflows. Sweet without being saccharine, loving without being profane, pure without… Read More ›
Buckle your seatbelt and crank the volume to 11, “Baby Driver” is a foolproof summertime cinematic mixtape.
From the opening credits, Edgar Wright’s motor-fueled caper, Baby Driver, eschews triviality in favor of funky beats, hot action, and one particularly cool driver. After premiering at SXSW this year, Baby Driver’s done nothing but build excitement through the rousing… Read More ›
In the summer of 2015, writer/director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) absconded with Oscar nominees Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling for a few weeks to film a song-and-dance film in the heat of L.A. Audiences finally got a glimpse of this secret… Read More ›
A alternate version of this review, originally published for CLTure, was posted on their site on August 11th, 2016. As the sun begins to set on summer, Walt Disney provides us with one more golden through director David Lowery’s reinterpretation of the 1977 classic musical Pete’s Dragon…. Read More ›
From the mind of Waking Life, the Sunrise trilogy, and Dazed and Confused comes writer/director Richard Linklater’s newest, Everybody Wants Some!!, out nationwide this Friday, April 22nd. Billed as the “spiritual sequel” to the 1993 classic Dazed and Confused, Everybody… Read More ›