Tag Archive: Travis Johnson

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (2019)

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood (2019) The ninth film by Quentin Tarantino hoves into view with all the usual bombast, pageantry, and controversy, the aging and ostensibly late-career wunderkind never being… Continue reading

Kill Command (2016)

Kill Command (2016) You can’t fight the future. It’s interesting to ruminate on how cheaper and more accessible digital effects have made an impact on low budget sci-fi. Visual elements that would have… Continue reading

Barry (2016)

Barry (2016) Before he was Barack, he was … An account of a formative period in the life of former United States President Barack Obama, Netflix’s Barry trusts its audience to read big… Continue reading

Kaboom (2010)

Kaboom (2010) Blow Your Mind Cult director Gregg Araki gets conspiratorial in this minor but enjoyable effort from 2010, which puts sexually fluid university student Smith (Thomas Dekker) on the trail of a… Continue reading

Crawl (2019)

Crawl (2019) They Were Here First Look, the easy shorthand for Crawl is ‘The Shallows, but with alligators instead of a Great White,’ but that’s doing it something of a disservice — there… Continue reading

Wild Rose (2018)

Wild Rose (2018) Recently released after a 12 month hitch in prison, young, working-class Scottish woman Rose-Lynn Harlan (Jessie Buckley) harbors dreams of hitting Nashville and making it as a country singer, but… Continue reading

Annabelle Comes Home (2019)

Annabelle Comes Home (2019) Possess Them All The ever-growing haunted mansion that is James Wan’s Conjuring Expanded Universe gets another room added to it in the form of this fin, almost friendly supernatural… Continue reading

Under the Silver Lake (2018)

Under the Silver Lake (2018) What are they hiding? Following on from his acclaimed allegorical horror film It Follows (2014), writer and director David Robert Mitchell leaves it all out on the field… Continue reading

Toy Story 4 (2019)

Toy Story 4 (2019) On The Road Of Life, There Are Old Friends, New Friends, And Stories That Change You. Almost a decade after Toy Story 3 (2010) put a pretty definitive cap… Continue reading

Tolkien (2019)

Tolkien (2019) A Life of Love, Courage, and Fellowship The mythographer of Middle Earth is himself mythologized in this handsome, romantic biographical drama. Although using the muddy and bloody trenches of World War… Continue reading