Reel Reviews

Mission: Impossible – Fallout Impossibly Incredible!


It’s hard to believe that it was only 52 years ago when CBS aired what soon become one of their biggest and most memorable series: “Mission: Impossible,” which lasted from 1966 all the way to 1973. The show was known for the covert exploits of secret agents working for the Impossible Mission Force (IMF), along with its catchy theme song. […]

Leave No Trace: Leaves You in Tears


The Sundance Film Festival is the biggest film festival in the United States. Since its founding in 1978, the festival has showcased thousands of independent movies, help jumpstart numerous careers, and released some of the most critically acclaimed films of all time, such as “Reservoir Dogs” (1992), “The Usual Suspects” (1995), “Whiplash” (2014), and much, much more. One of the […]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? How a Small Neighborhood Made a World of Difference


A documentary is a unique form of storytelling in the film medium. Unlike the typical Hollywood movie that tries to buy us with its advertisement of “Based on a True Story,” a documentary is a more authentic and professional way of conveying information to the audience. It’s a way to tell a story about a particular topic through journalism, interviews, […]

An Entertaining Film With No Tag Backs Required


“Tag” follows the story of a small group of friends, all of whom have been playing the same game of tag every May for over 30 years. Hogan Malloy (Ed Helms) reignites the game when he tags Bob Callahan (Jon Hamm) while being interviewed by Wall Street journalist, Rebecca Crosby (Annabelle Wallis). Intrigued by their game, Rebecca follows the two […]

Deadpool 2: Interesting, Intense, and Indescribably Insane!


It’s amazing how much things can change in just a few short years. Back in 1991, comic book creators Rob Liefeld and Fabian Nicieza unveiled a character to Marvel Comics simply named: Deadpool. He was originally conceived as a throwaway supervillain, but as time went on, Deadpool developed a fanbase. Soon, the character outgrew his sinister roots to become a […]

A Quiet Place: Silence is Golden


Anyone familiar with horror films can usually name one severe and quiet moment that left an impact on them. Moments when our main character is hiding from the monster/killer and they can’t afford to make a sound. Those moments are usually the most intense and terrifying parts in any horror movie. Well, take that moment, and stretch it to movie […]

Avengers – Infinity War: The Must-See Film of the Year!


“Avengers – Infinity War” marks the nineteenth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it’s by far the biggest one to date. If you consider yourself a fan of Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hulk, Spider-Man, Doctor Strange, Black Panther, or the Guardians of the Galaxy, then “Avengers – Infinity War” is a film you cannot afford to miss. However, […]

Isle of Dogs: Artistic, Appealing, and Absolutely Amazing!


“Isle of Dogs” takes place in a dystopian Japan of Megasaki City. An outbreak occurs where a dog flu virus affects the entire population of canines. Because of this, the Mayor of Megasaki has the entire dog population banished to an island of trash and wreckage. Six months after the event, twelve-year-old Atari Kobayashi (Koyu Rankin) flies to the island […]

Ready Player One: A Virtual Scavenger Hunt


Based on the 2011 novel of the same name by Ernest Cline, “Ready Player One” takes place in the year 2045. The Earth has become ruined by pollution, corruption, and climate change, but the people have found a way to escape the hideous state of their imperfect lives by spending their days in a virtual online gaming world known as […]

Phantom Thread: A Well-Sewn Crew Fails to Hold the Plot Together


“Phantom Thread” follows the story of Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis), a renowned dressmaker in 1950’s London. With the help of his sister, Cyril (Lesley Manville), Woodcock lives a fastidious life tuned to his art and schedule; and like his art, he prefers everything to be woven into place as he sees it. His life takes a turn, however, when he […]

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