Provocative and Brutal, ‘A Private War’ Dares Us to Care (ClickTheCity)

I knew I was going to like A Private War but I didn't realize how hard it was going to hit. It was when I looked at the filmography of its director, Matthew Heineman that I realized how his documentary filmmaking background had really helped him capture this story with razor sharp focus.  I didn't feel like…Read more Provocative and Brutal, ‘A Private War’ Dares Us to Care (ClickTheCity)

Rami Malek and the music of Queen do all the heavy lifting in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (ClickTheCity)

What a strange movie to like but hate at the same time. I think that shows the power of Queen's music, which is just as great as I remember it, and the power in Rami Malek's performance. But everything else in Bohemian Rhapsody doesn't have that same level of brilliance. I'm also very much affected by…Read more Rami Malek and the music of Queen do all the heavy lifting in ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (ClickTheCity)

‘First Man’ Shoots for Moon and Comes Out a Frontrunner at Awards Season (ClickTheCity)

Damien Chazelle reinvents the biopic and reimagines what flying to outer space is like in cinema in First Man and I think it's amazing. It's definitely an experience. It's such a quiet film until it's not and then it just explodes with tremendous sound design that really, really brings you into the moment of flying off…Read more ‘First Man’ Shoots for Moon and Comes Out a Frontrunner at Awards Season (ClickTheCity)

Absolutely Riveting: A Review of J. Edgar

My American history is quite limited. What I know is gleaned from pop culture, films, music, television, and books. So I've heard of J. Edgar Hoover but didn't know anything else other than his connection with the FBI and the fact that he wasn't liked very much. So I pretty came into watching J. Edgar…Read more Absolutely Riveting: A Review of J. Edgar