“Judy” review by Nate Blake

Though it features a solid performance from Renee Zellweger, Judy ends up feeling like a very safe and formulaic biopic. One the one hand, it does show us Garland at her lowest points, but does so in such a reverent and sanitized manner that the proceedings come off as very calculated to maintain a PG-13 … Continue reading “Judy” review by Nate Blake

“David Crosby: Remember My Name” review by Nate and Alex Blake

Nate:  David Crosby: Remember My Name is a brutally honest look at the career and personal struggles of a rock music legend. Following a mostly expository format, the film uses Crosby’s own words in interviews with Cameron Crowe to chronicle an impressive journey of music, drugs, sex, feuds and political courage. Director A.J. Eaton and … Continue reading “David Crosby: Remember My Name” review by Nate and Alex Blake

“Joker” review by Nate Blake

SPOILERS AHEAD!!! "Joker" is a batman-free (but not Wayne free) origin story for perhaps the best known and nastiest villain in comic book history. Joaquin Phoenix plays Arthur Fleck, an aspiring comic who suffers from mental illness, including a disorder that causes him to laugh uncontrollably at inappropriate times. The film follows Fleck as he … Continue reading “Joker” review by Nate Blake

“Unbelievable” review by Alex Blake

The last year has felt like a constant barrage of news stories about politicians, celebrities, and every day people abusing their status and power resulting in the harassment and assault of women, minorities, and those disadvantaged in our social structures. While there have been moments of progress such as the success of the #MeToo movement, … Continue reading “Unbelievable” review by Alex Blake

10 Films I Didn’t See in A Theater (But Wish I Had) by Nate Blake

Those of you who’ve been following this blog for a while know that I love movies, but have a more complicated relationship with movie theaters. I won’t use this as another opportunity to air my complaints. I will say that I have experienced far more masterpieces via disc or streaming than I have through trips … Continue reading 10 Films I Didn’t See in A Theater (But Wish I Had) by Nate Blake