The Top 15 Greatest Movie Posters of All Time

Whether it's located on a billboard, in a movie theater hallway, a dorm room, or a basement—a spectacular film poster has the ability to grab any movie fan's attention. I have always believed that film posters are much more than just marketing material, they are an art form in their own right. In fact, some … Continue reading The Top 15 Greatest Movie Posters of All Time

The Pledge of Allegiance is Actually Pretty Weird – My Take

School is usually something that is on the top of American's minds during this time of year. College kids are heading back to campus, teachers are putting together curriculums, and kids across the country are mourning the end of the summer. We're all used to these annual traditions. This year however, due to the covid-19 … Continue reading The Pledge of Allegiance is Actually Pretty Weird – My Take

The Top Ten Worst Things That Have Happened in 2020

On December 31st 2019, as we were all getting drunk and shouting "HAPPY NEW YEAR," none of us had any idea what the prolonged hangover that we call 2020 would eventually go on to look and feel like. From environmental disasters—such as the Australian wildfires that took place in January—to the global coronavirus pandemic that … Continue reading The Top Ten Worst Things That Have Happened in 2020

What’s Going on With Tenet, And Should it be Released Online?

Earlier this week, it was announced that Warner Bros. had removed Tenet from its release calendar. This news came as no surprise to film fans, as the rising Covid-19 cases across the United States continue to keep theaters shut down. Still though, this news was a major blow to the exhibition industry, since many cinemas … Continue reading What’s Going on With Tenet, And Should it be Released Online?

Every Season of New Girl – Ranked

In terms of sitcoms that premiered in the 2010s, there is a case to be made that New Girl sits at the top. In a time when network sitcoms were, and are, losing relevance—especially amongst young people—the show managed to utilize its hoard of memorable characters and eccentric sense of humor to cultivate a massive audience, and … Continue reading Every Season of New Girl – Ranked

Quick Thoughts: Stop Pretending To Be Mad That The Redskins Are Changing Their Name

After years of public debate, discussion, and controversy—Washington's NFL team will finally have a new name and logo. The team made this announcement on Monday, after completing a "thorough review" that began on July 3rd. Now, I have no fucking idea what that review consisted of, but calling the ten full days that you took … Continue reading Quick Thoughts: Stop Pretending To Be Mad That The Redskins Are Changing Their Name

At the Halfway Point of the Year, What Are the Top Five Movies of 2020 So Far?

2020 has been strange. The coronavirus pandemic has pretty much altered every single aspect of our society in major ways, including the film industry. We've seen the release dates of several 2020 films shift around the calendar (still waiting on you to figure it out Tenet), we've seen next year's Academy Awards be pushed back to … Continue reading At the Halfway Point of the Year, What Are the Top Five Movies of 2020 So Far?

Two Things: I Have a Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter. And We Have a Really Shitty Way of Discussing Social Media in This Country – My Take

So, a few months ago I made a realization. It came after I analyzed my morning routine one day. I'm sad to say that I, like most detached 20-somethings, immediately check my phone when I wake up in the morning. I don't just check any messages or emails I may have though—I check Twitter. Truthfully, … Continue reading Two Things: I Have a Love/Hate Relationship With Twitter. And We Have a Really Shitty Way of Discussing Social Media in This Country – My Take

The Top Ten Netflix Original Movies

Netflix's claim to the title of "New Age Entertainment King" has remained as strong as ever during quarantine. Even with the recent launch of several new streaming services such as HBO Max and Disney Plus—as well as the existence of longtime competitors like Hulu and Amazon Prime Video—Netflix has found a way to maintain their … Continue reading The Top Ten Netflix Original Movies

AMC, Regal, and Cinemark Announce Plans to Open Theaters in July. Will Moviegoers Show Up?

It seems as if right after Warner Bros. announced they'd be pushing back the release date of the film that was supposedly going to reopen cinemas, Christopher Nolan's Tenet, theater companies began announcing plans to restore the theatrical experience. In fact, the three biggest theater chains in America have all announced plans to reopen their theaters … Continue reading AMC, Regal, and Cinemark Announce Plans to Open Theaters in July. Will Moviegoers Show Up?

Coffee (Yup, the Whole Thing is Really Just About Coffee) – My Take

So, I don't really know how I ended up here. And I don't mean on this earth because public school health class took care of that mystery a long time ago. Ah, to be young again. What I meant though, is I don't know how I ended up writing this blog. I guess sometimes when … Continue reading Coffee (Yup, the Whole Thing is Really Just About Coffee) – My Take

The King of Staten Island is the Best Comedy of the Year – Review

Judd Apatow and Pete Davidson's newest film, The King of Staten Island, is a warm, heartfelt comedy that felt like it was made for the at home viewing experience. While it is certainly not a perfect movie by any means, its strengths outweigh its flaws. The King of Staten Island tells a story that is largely … Continue reading The King of Staten Island is the Best Comedy of the Year – Review

Da 5 Bloods: It’s Nice to Hear From Spike Lee Right Now – Review

Few cinematic voices carry as much weight in a time like this as Spike Lee's does. Lee has been commenting on, critiquing, and filming the issues currently at the center of our culture for over 30 years. His newest film, Da 5 Bloods—which opens with words from Muhammad Ali and closes with a speech from Martin … Continue reading Da 5 Bloods: It’s Nice to Hear From Spike Lee Right Now – Review

Judd Apatow – Ranked

Perhaps no single person has had a bigger impact on the comedy landscape this century than Judd Apatow. Through the absurdly high number of television shows and films that he has written, directed, and produced—Apatow has created a genre unto himself, all while helping launch some of the biggest comedic stars working today. Despite his … Continue reading Judd Apatow – Ranked

Basketball’s Back & I’m Excited For Weird-Looking Sports

Well, sports are coming back. Even with the entire country in a necessary state of disarray at the moment, the return of professional sports on television is something to look forward to. To be fair though, I do think it is a little bit dangerous to praise the return of the NBA for being a … Continue reading Basketball’s Back & I’m Excited For Weird-Looking Sports

My Thoughts on the Importance of the Conversations Taking Place Right Now & the Role Art Can Play in All of This – My Take

Like many Americans, recently I have been consumed by the news, conversations, and protests that have taken place throughout this country in response to the murder of George Floyd and so many others before him. Also like many Americans, I have struggled to find the right words or the right sentiments needed to find any … Continue reading My Thoughts on the Importance of the Conversations Taking Place Right Now & the Role Art Can Play in All of This – My Take

My Hottest Take: In 2016 Chris Gethard, Jason Mantzoukas, and Paul Scheer Gave Us The Single Greatest Television Episode of the Past Decade

It's almost impossible to overstate the magnitude of the transformation that television has undergone since the start of the 21st century. Shows like The Sopranos, The Wire, The Office, Chappelle's Show, Survivor, Lost and many others changed television forever in the first decade of this century. But, 2010s television certainly met—and quite possibly even exceeded—the heights that the small screen reached from … Continue reading My Hottest Take: In 2016 Chris Gethard, Jason Mantzoukas, and Paul Scheer Gave Us The Single Greatest Television Episode of the Past Decade

The Top Ten Most Time-Consuming and Emotionally Rewarding Quarantine Activities

As the coronavirus pandemic now has us approaching our third month of quarantine, I figured I should share the ten best activities for people to partake in while staying at home. I think it's clear that we're all starting to go a little crazy due to our current situation, and while I haven't tried all … Continue reading The Top Ten Most Time-Consuming and Emotionally Rewarding Quarantine Activities

Are People Actually Going to Show Up to Movie Theaters Once They Reopen? (And Top Five 2020 Films I Would Most Like to See in Theaters)

As the news media and Twitter have shown us, lots of people around the country are eager to return to public gatherings despite many of the health concerns that they bring. It's clear that spending two months in quarantine with little-to-no human contact has resulted in many people going stir-crazy, and created a need for … Continue reading Are People Actually Going to Show Up to Movie Theaters Once They Reopen? (And Top Five 2020 Films I Would Most Like to See in Theaters)

The Lovebirds Is Carried By Its Two Leads – Review

The Lovebirds was originally scheduled to be released in theaters on April 3, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that obviously didn't happen. Instead, Netflix acquired the film from Paramount during the pandemic, and released it on their streaming service this Friday. I'm grateful Netflix and Paramount found a way to give us this entertainment during … Continue reading The Lovebirds Is Carried By Its Two Leads – Review

How Celebrity Killed the Movie Star – My Take

What Happened to Movie Stars? It's a fairly well-known fact that movie stars are no longer the primary catalyst behind a film's box office success like they have been in previous decades. Gone are the days of people like Clark Gable, John Wayne, Jimmy Stewart, or even Julia Roberts, Tom Cruise, and Tom Hanks being … Continue reading How Celebrity Killed the Movie Star – My Take

Celebrating Our National Sports Lockdown With The Top Ten Worst Sports Moments I’ve Experienced As a Fan

As we all know, sports leagues around the world are currently in a state of disarray. Even though some organizations in America like the UFC and NASCAR are starting to hold events again—and certain leagues outside of America like the Bundesliga have made a comeback—most of the sports world is still on pause due to … Continue reading Celebrating Our National Sports Lockdown With The Top Ten Worst Sports Moments I’ve Experienced As a Fan

The Safdie Brothers – Ranked

Josh and Benny Safdie's parents got divorced when the two future filmmakers were still very young. Around this time, the Safdie brother's father, Alberto, had them watch the film Kramer vs. Kramer, for the purposes of explaining the situation to his two young sons. A story like this makes it clear that, at an early age, the … Continue reading The Safdie Brothers – Ranked

Quarantine Debates Vol. VI: Food & Drink Lightning Round

I have no idea when the day I can put an end to the "Quarantine Debates" series will come, but I hope it's soon. While I've enjoyed all of the topics I have covered in these blogs (Office vs. Parks and Rec, Best 2000s Comedy, Beer Pong vs. Flip Cup, Sports Without Fans, and Eli Manning's Hall … Continue reading Quarantine Debates Vol. VI: Food & Drink Lightning Round

Will Christopher Nolan’s Tenet Actually Reopen Theaters in July? (And Bonus List of My Top 5 Films of the Year So Far)

Since the start of quarantine, movie theater owners have been eagerly waiting for the release of Christopher Nolan's newest film, Tenet. This is because many prognosticators have held the belief that this will be the film to reopen theaters, when its July 17th release date comes around. While many major studio releases—such as Mulan, No Time to … Continue reading Will Christopher Nolan’s Tenet Actually Reopen Theaters in July? (And Bonus List of My Top 5 Films of the Year So Far)