The 1975: Give Yourself a Try

The long-awaited return of the British synth-rock group The 1975 is finally upon us. Give Yourself a Try gives fans the first original work by the band since February of 2016 when the sophomore effort (and ludicrously titled) “I like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful, yet so unaware of it,” was […]

Solo: A Star Wars Story Review

We’re fine. We’re all fine here. How are you? Solo had an uphill battle to fight for any fans who were paying attention to its production. A change of tone and director, coupled with the rumors of an acting coach being brought on set to assist lead actor Alden Ehrenreich, and you could forgive fans […]

Sidetracked: Music Catch-up

To the surprise of probably no one who knows me, I’ve been listening to a lot of indie pop/rock recently. I’ve taken to exploring my Spotify Discover category for any obscure bands I can find, taking a step back from the usual suspects like Walk the Moon, All Time Low, and others. This little musical […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi SPOILER REVIEW Part 1

“The shroud of the fans has fallen. Begun, the Salt Wars have.” -Yoda (sort of) Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is probably the most divisive film in the blockbuster franchise’s history. The split in opinion between audiences and critics is remarkable, as seen by their respective ratings of the film on Rotten Tomatoes […]

Christmas Catchup: Movies

It’s been quite a while since my last post and I have a lot of time to make up for. Here I’ll give some quick hits on the movies that have released over the past couple of months. Don’t worry, there will be NO SPOILERS! Movies (in no particular order): 1. Kingsman: The Golden Circle […]

Retro Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still

The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) Summary: From the depths of space comes a warning, an ultimatum for the human race. An alien named Klaatu (Michael Rennie) and his robot partner Gort land their spacecraft in Washington D.C. to relay a message to the planet’s populace as the Cold War era dawns. Klaatu’s message […]