Tag: Zac Platt

‘Mr. Turner’ MOVIE REVIEW

You would be forgiven for thinking you’d be in for a tough slog with Mr. Turner. At face value a two and a half hour biopic focusing on the final years of a mid-nineteenth century landscape painter seems like something

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Nightcrawler REVIEW

Trying to make a name for yourself in today’s world is no easy task, but with a positive attitude and willingness to explore new opportunities there’s really nothing you can’t accomplish. Take Jake Gyllenhaal’s Lou Bloom for example. Once little

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‘Whiplash’ MOVIE REVIEW

For all its successes, what makes Whiplash so unique is that it’s actually two opposing films overlapping each other seamlessly. One on hand, writer/director Damien Chazelle chronicles the pursuit of greatness, exemplifying the pain and sacrifice a student endures as

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Gone Girl REVIEW

When what should have been your happy ending becomes a cage and your sense of identity starts slipping away, how do you take back control without admitting you made a mistake? Without losing face or damaging your ego? You tell

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Gotham Pilot REVIEW

And thus begins 2014’s comic book takeover of television. Those more casually acquainted with the caped crusader might find the premise of a show about Batman’s world before the main man ever showed up somewhat redundant. But anyone familiar with

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What We Do in the Shadows REVIEW

Thanks in no small part to Ricky Gervais’ The Office and the ensuing barrage of sitcoms it inspired, the “mockumentary” genre and its signature candid comedy is at a height of its popularity. What was at first an interesting gimmick

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Monty Python Live (Mostly) REVIEW

Love them or hate them, the surrealist sextet of Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones, and Michael Palin are a comedic institution. It’s easy to see how a modern audience would find their stream-of-consciousness comedy alienating

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