I tried this thing last year and it seemed to make me feel better, so might as well do it again this year. This is a playlist that tells a story of how my 2017 went, mostly just in feeling, not really telling actual events. Just like last year, I have no intention of explaining […]Read more "That Went Well 2017 – A Musical Indication of My Year"
Edgar Wright is one of my favorite filmmakers. He is known for his respectful homages to many of the under looked genres like horror (Shaun of the Dead) or action (Hot Fuzz). The further you get into his filmography, you find the stories get more straight forward and have less obvious call backs to […]Read more "Review: BABY DRIVER (2017)"
By Darin Skaggs The superhero genre is a mess and no other series are messier than the X-Men movies. You could make an argument for the current state of the DC movie universe, but at least those are consistent in their tone and quality. The X-Men series has hit every point of quality from […]Read more "LOGAN (2017) Review"
By Darin Skaggs Well here we are, we have reached another bad episode of Community. Honestly, there is not that many. There are sub par episodes, but not that many that I find not very good. There are situations that are just not that funny to me, maybe trying too hard. There are some […]Read more "Community Season 1 Episode 5: Advanced Criminal Law"
By Darin Skaggs If there is any theme I could find in the movie year of 2016, it is that life is beautiful even when faced with tremendous tragedy. With movies like Manchester By the Sea, American Honey and Kubo and the Two Strings have characters that find themselves at the lowest of lows. […]Read more "MOONLIGHT Review (2016)"
By Darin Skaggs I remember there was a time where I thought this was one of the greatest season one episodes of Community. Apparently, I was wrong. It is in no way bad, it is pretty good actually, but great it is not. The reason I put this so high in my mind was […]Read more "COMMUNITY Season 1 Episode 4: Social Psychology"
By Darin Skaggs When Damien Chazelle’s previous film, Whiplash came out I enjoyed it quite a bit. It had great acting, directorial choices and it looked wonderful, not to mention the amazing sound mixing and editing that I imagine was pure hell to perfect. I did wonder though if Chazelle was going to be […]Read more "Review: LA LA LAND (2016)"