Game Night: A First Reaction To “The Queen’s Justice”

This post contains spoilers for the Game of Throne’s episode “The Queen’s Justice”   Game of Thrones enacts revenge as well as any show on television, but the series is outdoing itself in Season Seven. The year began with Arya’s vengeance against House Frey and the second episode ended with Euron’s surprise victory over Yara... Continue Reading →

What True Detective Has To Get Right In Season Three

  There are few television series in recent memory that have represented both success and flop more than HBO’s True Detective. Launched as a crime drama anthology in 2014, the first run of the series was an excellent thriller that was powered by strong acting from Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson. The anthology’s 2015 follow-up... Continue Reading →

The Killers Come Back With “The Man”

From the minute “Mr. Brightside” was released as a single, The Killers were an “it”band. The Las Vegas group debuted with a roar in 2003 and achieved some serious arena rock glory. While The Killers never really went away, their run of hits waned after their two initial records. Their subsequent albums lacked the same burst of energy that made The Killers so great. Just one track into their new LP, Wonderful Wonderful, it appears that The Killers recaptured the magic that made them one of the world’s preeminent bands.

Are The Killers Back?

From the minute “Mr. Brightside” was released as a single, The Killers were an “it” band. The Las Vegas group debuted with a roar in 2003 and achieved some serious arena rock glory. While The Killers never really went away, their run of hits waned after their two initial records. Their subsequent albums lacked the... Continue Reading →

Season Two Of Stranger Things Looks Like A Thriller

Netflix released the trailer for Season Two of Stranger Things at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 22. The first glimpse of the returning retro-horror series was exciting and erased prior doubts that Netflix could manage to recreate the show’s outstanding first season with a similar level of success. Season One of Stranger Things was... Continue Reading →

Review: Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk (2017)

Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is not a conventional war film. The movie uses sparse dialogue and stunning visuals to convey the feelings of the people involved in the Dunkirk evacuation of 1940. There is no saving Private Ryan. No guns of Navarone. No Patton. It is a simplified version of The Longest Day that is brought... Continue Reading →

Dunkirk Is A Film Without Peer

The template for war films has been well-established for decades. The audience either follows a likeable group of Average Joe soldiers as they go about their business or admires generals as they plot out genius strategies. Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk is not a conventional war film. The movie uses sparse dialogue and stunning visuals to convey... Continue Reading →

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