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Movie Review: The Rover

Movie Review: The Rover

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- When Animal Kingdom came out in 2010, the world was suddenly introduced to David Michod. With the gritty, pulse pounding chronicle of an Australian crime family, the Australian director hit the scene and many wondered what he was going to do next. Photos started spreading of Guy Pierce and Rob Pattinson in a [...]

TV Review: Outlander

TV Review: Outlander

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts-Over twenty years ago, Diana Gabaladon introduced the reading world to Claire Randall, the protagonist of her sweeping series Outlander. Since then, Randall and her adventures have enthralled readers around the world. That’s when former Battlestar Galatica showrunner Ronald D. Moore rose to bring the series to television. One of the summer’s most anticipated [...]

Netflix Picks: Eddie Pepitone: In Ruins

Netflix Picks: Eddie Pepitone: In Ruins

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts -The world of stand-up comedy is an ocean. There are the typical creatures you find closer to the surface that are more beloved and get the job done. Then there are the creatures down in the darkest depths and you think “What the hell is that? It’s so bizarre, yet I cannot look [...]

Movie Review: Muppets Most Wanted

Movie Review: Muppets Most Wanted

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- Three years ago, the Muppets weren’t as big as they once were. Most kids these days didn’t know who Kermit, Fozzie, or any of the other hilarious puppets. Then, Jason Segel and James Bobin decided to give Henson’s creations a chance for redemption. With a heartwarming story and delightful songs, The Muppets was [...]

TV Review: The Knick

TV Review: The Knick

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- Premium cable has a tendency to attract the upper echelon of film folks. McConaughey just came off of True Detective, Scorsese executive produces Boardwalk Empire, and Guillermo del Toro is working on The Strain along with his other projects. Now, Steven Soderbergh, fresh off his break from film, has gone and made a [...]

TV Review: Manhattan

TV Review: Manhattan

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts-Once Masters of Sex showed that Mad Men didn’t own the historical drama, a new surge of networks trying to retake a piece of that niche’s pie have sprung up. Some, like Cinemax’s The Knick (which I’ll get to next time) have the prestige of big time directors behind it. Others, like WGN’s Manhattan, [...]

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street

Movie Review: 22 Jump Street

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- When 21 Jump Street came out two years ago, no one was sure that it was going to be any good. Then surprise, surprise, the movie was a knockout, totally poking fun at reboots and blockbusters while still being one of the funniest movies of the year. Now Christopher Miller and Phil Lord have [...]

Netflix Picks: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Netflix Picks: The Battered Bastards of Baseball

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- Baseball is a sport that ingrained in our American culture. Loyalties run deep, rivalries last forever, and the sport never ceases to keep millions of Americans enthralled for over a hundred years.  Sports with such a vast history have their share of unbelievable stories and recently Netflix has exclusively released a film documenting one [...]

Movie Review: Noah

Movie Review: Noah

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts-Darren Aronofsky is a bizarre filmmaker that you either really like or really hate. He’s created strong character pieces like Requiem for a Dream or The Wrestler, but also these weird, cerebral works like Black Swan or Pi that frustrate more than they titillate. So when Aronofsky decided to embark on a quest to [...]

TV Review: Masters of Sex

TV Review: Masters of Sex

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts- After Mad Men’s popularity, networks everywhere began to develop their own period dramas to compete. Some, like The Playboy Mansion, did not last very long. Others like Michelle Ashford’s Masters of Sex managed to stay afloat. The first season was one of the best debuts of the year and quickly began to shape [...]

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