A Decade of Disney: Pocahontas (1995)

Virginia: Hello and welcome back to A Decade of Disney, in which we’re reviewing all the films of the studio’s Renaissance period. Today we’ll be talking about 1995’s Pocahontas, which was poised to become the animation giant’s biggest hit yet and ushered in an era of diverse lead characters. At the time of its production,… Continue reading A Decade of Disney: Pocahontas (1995)

REVIEW: Dragged Across Concrete (2018)

S. Craig Zahler is fast making a name for himself among cinephiles. His debut film, the horror/Western Bone Tomahawk, was a fine enough piece of genre entertainment, most notable for allowing Kurt Russell to play a grizzled cowboy again. But it was his follow-up, Brawl in Cell Block 99, which announced his presence like a… Continue reading REVIEW: Dragged Across Concrete (2018)

Lethal Weapon is the Perfect Christmas Movie

I love Christmas movies. As soon as the Christmas Season starts (noon on Thanksgiving, officially), I begin watching them, and my playlist grows each year as I see more I like. I watch all kinds: venerable classics like It’s a Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street; modern favorites like Home Alone and Love Actually;… Continue reading Lethal Weapon is the Perfect Christmas Movie