Jupiter Ascending: In Defense of the Batshit Space Opera [Review]

Have you heard about Jupiter Ascending? If you’re conscious, then the answer is probably yes. What you’ve heard about it may vary quite a bit, though, as the movie’s received a fair amount of hate from the thinking-about-stuff crowd. “The plot doesn’t make any sense.” Read More …

Foxcatcher Grapples With Masculinity [Review]

In Foxcatcher, Capote helmer Bennett Miller doesn’t stray far from the style employed in his debut: efficient storytelling helped along by a somewhat reserved sense of direction. He continues to be a filmmaker unafraid to let his audience put two and two together. Whole scenes unravel Read More …

“Fuck You, Sequels!” A Bro-on-Bro Deadshirt Team Up Review of 22 Jump Street

For our review of 22 Jump Street, we partnered up Trash Boys Mike Pfeiffer and Max Robinson for a conversational back-and-forth analysis of the film. Mike: You do realize that this is a sequel to our smash-hit tag team review of Pacific Rim? Max: A spiritual Read More …