Top 10 Movies of 2017

2017 may not have been the best year at the box office, but it still offered a number of great films. Below I have chosen the top 10 movies that I saw this year. Some movies have not been released locally yet, and as such I have not included them on my list. 10. Wind […]

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Mudbound – 2017

Movies about the conflict between the white and black communities have a lot of potential. Mudbound is one that handles its subject matter well and tells a powerful story about the friendship of two men, despite the differences between their two families. This film address a lot of sensitive historical issues between the land owning […]

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The Departed – 2006

Martin Scorsese has worked in the film industry for the last fifty years, and has made some of the most iconic films in American cinema. One of his most famous films is The Departed, which features an all-star cast and one of the most intensely thrilling plots in the history of crime. The film focuses […]

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The Square – 2017

I don’t understand art. There is a lot of beauty in the world of art, but I think I lack the imagination to perceive it correctly. I do understand people though and this film is filled with people reacting to the art of the world and acting in appropriate and inappropriate ways. This film follows […]

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The Shape of Water – 2017

Weird. That’s really the best word to describe Guillermo del Toro’s latest film. The Shape of Water follows a mute woman who seeks to rescue a creature from the lab where she works. The trick is that she is in love with the creature. The film handles this supernatural romance very well and proves that […]

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Get Out – 2017

Easily one of the most conflicting films of this year, Get Out focuses on a young black man whose visit with his white girlfriend’s family doesn’t go so well. The thing that this film does well is blend horror with the reality of the black population. The theme of the film is how white people […]

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