The Moment That Defines Han Solo

I recently re-watched the ending of last year’s Star Wars: Rogue One. If you’ve seen the movie, then you know the part I’m talking about: a small squad of rebels come face-to-face with the terrifying Darth Vader. This brief scene probably shouldn’t have been included in the movie, but it does finally present to audiences…

Tom Hardy’s Show TABOO Is Worth Your Time

I recently finished watching season one the BBC/FX show Taboo, and boy am I ready for Season Two. I felt compelled to write about this show because A). It was really enjoyable and B). I don’t feel like very many people are talking about it. The first thing that you should know about Taboo is…

Defying Character Tropes Elevates STRANGER THINGS

I recently finished watched Netflix’s fantastic new show Stranger Things and even though I feel like it’s been talked to death online, I wanted to write about it. I feel like modern critical discussion comes in waves and right now the show is in the trough between the crests of extreme adulation and critical backlash. Maybe…

DOOM (2016) is a Blast, Blast, Blast

Earlier this year when the trailer for Id’s DOOM reboot/sequel hit the web, I didn’t think much about it. The last DOOM game that I played the was SNES port that came out way back in the day. I’m not the biggest First-Person Shooter fan in the world, though it does seem that’s the majority…

Swayze-Crazy: POINT BREAK

In September 2009, the world lost actor Patrick Swayze to cancer. Both an action star and a dancer, Swayze was able to play both romantic leads and tough guys—a feat very few have been able to pull off. Oozing with charisma, Swayze stared in some of the biggest films of the 1980’s and 1990’s. Maybe…