Category: Reviews

Avengers: Infinity War (Holy Crap)

If I could summarize what I felt when leaving the theater in two words it would be: Holy crap. This movies is amazing. Go see it now. Don’t read this, just go see it. Forget about your finals and your college grades, it doesn’t matter if you fail. Go see “Avengers: Infinity War” now. After… Read more »

‘Ready Player One’: pop culture on overdrive

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – In 2011, Ernest Cline wrote his debut novel “Ready Player One.”  After spending years in development – it takes a while in Hollywood sometimes – the film adaptation was finally released to theaters on March 29, with Cline as a co-writer for the screenplay and film icon Steven Spielberg as director/producer. The movie… Read more »

Steven Spielberg: A Great Filmmaker

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – Steven Spielberg is one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation and possibly even of all time. Even those not familiar with the film industry have heard his name, or at least the names of the movies he’s worked on. Whether he’s worked as director or producer, he has been a part of… Read more »

A review: ‘Morning Star: Gold Has Fallen’

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – I read “Morningstar,” the third book of the “Red Rising” series by Peirce Brown.  At the end of book two, “Golden Son,” Darrow kills the Archgoverner of Mars, Augustus Bellona, and plunges the Golds into war with the Reds.  Darrow and the Red army are trying to build an alliance with the other… Read more »

A review: ‘The Room,’ Possibly the worst movie ever made

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – If you haven’t heard of “The Room,” it’s pretty much considered to be one of the worst movies in film history, and that’s saying a lot. It’s filled with bad everything: acting, writing, camerawork, directing, you name it, it’s terrible. Despite being hailed as being unbelievably awful, “The Room” has become very popular…. Read more »

‘Three Billboards:’ Good, but not best picture

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was nominated for Best Picture this year and while it didn’t win, it did take home several other awards at the Oscars. Is “Three Billboards” truly as great as people say it is? After all, the Academy has made plenty of mistakes before… In the small town of Ebbing, Missouri,… Read more »