Palm Springs

“Palm Springs is a delight, and as enjoyable of a respite as the film’s getaway location promises.”

Best of the (Would Be) Fest – SXSW 2020

On March 6th, 2020, the City of Austin decided that for the first time in 34 years, SXSW would be cancelled and shut down due to concerns and impending threat of Coronavirus. Though absolutely, unquestionably and 100% the right call, there was a lot of debate, concern and unrest amongst many attendees and those who […]

Fantastic Fest 2019 Review – Jojo Rabbit

Starring: Roman Griffin Davis, Thomasin McKenzie, Scarlett Johnasson Directed by: Taika Waititi (“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”) Written by: Taika Waititi (“Hunt for the Wilderpeople”) In these perilous times when hatred and white supremacy have emerged as a prominent, dangerous voice in the United States, it could be seen as a dicey prospect to create a satire heavily involving […]

Re: MCU – Ep. 1 – Iron Man

Join for their brand new podcast where they rewatch the Marvel Cinematic Universe from Iron Man to Avengers: Endgame and beyond! To kick things off, the guys discuss 2008’s IRON MAN, where it all began. Click here to download the episode!

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – Mid90s

Starring: Sunny Suljic, Katherine Waterston, Lucas Hedges Directed by: Jonah Hill (debut) Written by: Jonah Hill (“21 Jump Street”) Few actors can weave in and out of genres as seamlessly as Jonah Hill has done it within the last few years. Known mostly as a comedic actor that has grown from the Judd Apatow family tree, Hill has […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – The Perfection

Starring: Allison Williams, Logan Browning, Steven Weber Directed by: Richard Shepard (“Dom Hemingway”) Written by: Richard Shepard (“Dom Hemingway”), Eric C. Carmelo (debut) and Nicole Snyder (debut) With all the crazy concepts, plot twists and narrative risks (for better or worse) that are in genre film, there will always be a segment of movies that are […]

Fantastic Fest 2018 Review – Lords of Chaos

Starring: Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Jack Kilmer Directed by: Jonas Akerlund (“Horsemen”) Written by: Dennis Magnusson (“King of Devil’s Island”) and Jonas Akerlund (debut) For metal fans across the world, the stories about Norwegian black metal culture are infamous. Church burnings, murder, violence…and that’s not even scratching the surface of the famously abrasive music. Based on stories from […]

They Nominated What?!

Each year at, we set our alarm clocks for way too early and watch the Oscar nominations live, like the film nerds we are. We then stumble to our computers and in blind outrage and pure jubilation, give some quick reactionary thoughts on the nominees. Let’s dive into the major categories, shall we?

Call Me By Your Name

“Their connection is powerful. The relationship feels less like a summer fling and more like two souls uniting.”

The Killing of a Sacred Deer

“One of the purest forms of an artist distilling his singular vision into a unique movie going experience.”

Battle of the Sexes

“More interested in telling a lustful love story than it is talking about equality, gender gaps or even tennis.”