Author Archives: Jason

House of Gucci (2021) Review

FATHER, SON, AND HOUSE OF GUCCI   Over the years, the dramatic efforts of biopic endeavors have been something of a cinematic fascination with Hollywood, finding filmmaking talents both in front and behind the camera flocking to be a part of these theatrical motion pictures. While the idea of creating a biographical feature film about someone and / or some

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Ghostbusters: Afterlife (2021) Review

AN AFTERLIFE NOSTALGIA SEQUEL THAT ACTUALLY WORKS   Everyone knows the words “If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! If there’s something weird and it don’t look good, Who you gonna call? Ghostbusters! I ain’t afraid of no ghost…etc.”. Such is the iconic song (sung by Ray Parker. Jr) from the 80’s movie Ghostbusters. Debuting

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The Matrix Resurrections (2021) Review

A TERRIBLE DECISION TO REOPENING PANDORA’S BOX   1999’s The Matrix was truly something unique and a true cinematic journey, with mind-bending sci-fi visuals and action as well as philosophical ideas. Created by the Wachowskis (formerly known as Andy and Larry Wachowskis), the film, which starred Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Ann Moss, Laurence Fishburne, and Hugo Weaving, followed computer programmer Thomas Anderson,

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The Mitchells vs. the Machines (2021) Review

COLORFULLY HILARIOUS AND WIDELYENTERTAINING ANIMATED FEATURE   While the likes of Disney, Pixar, and Illumination Entertainment are to be considered some of the “juggernauts” of the current filmscape in children’s animation entertainment, there are a few lesser-known animation studios out there that have been proven to be formidable challenges in bringing cartoon feature films to the silver screen. One such

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Encanto (2021) Review

A COLORFUL TALE OF THE AMAZING MADRIGAL FAMILY   In 2013, Walt Disney Animated Studios released Frozen, their 53rd animated feature film that was loosely based on the Snow Queen narrative from Hans Christen Anderson. The cartoon movie proved to be a rousing success for the “house of mouse” by generating large profit at the worldwide box office and scoring

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