Love and Monsters

Joel (Dylan O’Brien) was 17 when an asteroid smashed into Earth, causing various species to mutate and decimate most of the human race. His high school sweetheart, Aimee (Jessica Henwick), fled with her parents, his own parents died, and every expectation of a normal life went out the window. Years that would have been devoted …

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Gremlins was one of my favorite movies growing up, and I’m happy to report that it’s just as much fun 35 years after its release as it was when it came out. It successfully walks the line between comedy and horror and even works as a holiday movie. Indeed, the story of Billy Pelzer and …

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Ma (2019)

Sue Ann (Octavia Spencer) is an unassuming woman who works as a vet tech in the town where she grew up. When a group of teenagers asks her to buy them alcohol, she tries to go on her way like any sensible adult. When they persist, she complies, and in that one act of compliance, …

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Halloween (2018)

After nearly being killed by Michael Myers as a teenager and losing several friends to his murderous rampage, Laurie Strode made some semblance of a normal life. She married twice, had a daughter, and created a home, but the trauma she carried with her defined every aspect of this life. The marriages ended in divorce, …

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Boundaries (2018)

We all know someone who has a capacity like no other to charm us into anything, then let us down hard. For Laura Jaconi (Vera Farmiga), this someone is her father, Jack (Christopher Plummer), an endearing but unreliable man who rarely fails to disappoint. For her own sanity, Laura feels the need to set Boundaries …

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Every Day

Based on the young adult novel by David Levithan, Every Day is the story of Rhiannon (Angourie Rice), an ordinary sixteen year old girl who has been juggling everyday teenage life and problems at home. Her depressed father has lost his job and spends his time painting, while her mother (Maria Bello) is either busy …

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