Sonic the Hedgehog film falls flat

As a film critic, I try my very best to give an honest, objective and clear argument for why or why not you should see a movie. But no matter how critical and impartial I try to be watching a movie, consuming art of any kind is an inherently emotional experience. It’s important for me to clarify this because Sonic the Hedgehog is a bad movie. Bankrupting a VFX studio to fix Sonic’s design was never going to improve the film. But it’s also the closest thing to a religious experience I’ll ever have. This movie is made for young … Continue reading Sonic the Hedgehog film falls flat

Taking on the 2020 Best Film nominees

By Ben Thomson | Staff Writer In a few weeks, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will hold the largest gathering of white sexual predators Hollywood has to offer. In other words, the Oscars are almost here!             Nine of this year’s best films will compete for the always coveted “Best Picture,” an award given to films of superb quality that innovate and redefine cinema as both an audience and a filmmaker. Oh, and Green Book. Thankfully, unlike last year, there isn’t as much room for error with this year’s picks. In fact, I could safely say any … Continue reading Taking on the 2020 Best Film nominees