The Rainer Maria Rilke quote which appears just before the end credits is a great way to sum […]
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Any film by Martin Scorsese is destined (or, perhaps more aptly described as “doomed”) to become Oscar bait. Add in big-name actors like Robert De Niro and Al Pacino, a mystery steeped in Americana lore, and a hefty dose of nostalgia and…you have whatever The Irishman is.
In truth, I was bored from fifteen minutes in until the end more than three hours later.
As much as I loved so many other movies this year, 1917 might very well be the best […]
By The Nerdling I have to admit, I’m struggling with Joker. I left the theater after my screening […]
By The Nerdling Dear Steven Spielberg, Once again, you have opened the debate of whether or not Netflix […]
By The Nerdling It is Oscar time again! The Collective team is busy watching all of the eight […]
By The Collectress
It has been a long time since I felt that a film really captured the essence of first love in all its beauty, all its joy, and all of its angst. Call Me By Your Name is, perhaps, the best story of the Best Picture nominees this year, not because it breaks barriers or pushes boundaries, but because it is simple: Elio and Oliver fall in love. That’s the story, but the way in which it is told leaves you with that pang in your heart, the kind you only get when you’ve witnessed a true love story.
By The Collectress
I just returned home from seeing The Post, and it is perhaps the most highly anticipated Best Picture nominee for me this year. Not only does it have apt timing for the current political climate, but it also stars two of my favorite Hollywood actors: America’s Dad Tom Hanks and Hollywood’s Queen Meryl Streep. Star power aside, the film resonates with anyone who has been paying attention to journalism for the past year and a half.
By Katie Green Arrival: an alien movie that ends up being more about the human race than about […]