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Series Review: The Book of Boba Fett – Season 1 (2021/22)

On the barren sands of the familiar desert planet Tatooine, ex-bounty hunter Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) has rightly taken his place on the throne that was, at one time, held by Jabba the Hutt. Picking up right where we left the iconic character at the end of The Mandalorian’s second season, The Book of BobaContinue reading “Series Review: The Book of Boba Fett – Season 1 (2021/22)”

Film Review: Drive (2011)

A man waits silently at the wheel of a silver Impala late at night, the sound of local police dispatch playing faintly over a small, hand-held radio. The light from the dashboard illuminates his expressionless demeanor, and we understand that he is, if nothing else, a complete professional.  The intruder-alarm of a nearby building beginsContinue reading “Film Review: Drive (2011)”

Film Review: Scream (2022)

Sharing an exact title with the 1996 slasher classic, 2022’s Scream is the fifth film in the long-running franchise. Scream (5) sees the directorial duties handed over to Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and is, as such, the first Scream film not to be directed by Wes Craven, who passed away in 2015. The directingContinue reading “Film Review: Scream (2022)”

Film Review: Prisoners (2013)

In a small town in Pennsylvania, two families get together for Thanksgiving dinner. Things take a dark turn when each family takes notice of the disappearance of their youngest daughters. Panic begins to mount, and a full manhunt and investigation into the disappearance of the two girls comes underway. But as the police pursue multipleContinue reading “Film Review: Prisoners (2013)”

Film Review: CODA (2021)

Living with her deaf parents and older brother, Rubi Rossi, played by Emilia Jones, is the only hearing member of her family. In her last year of high-school, Ruby works part-time on her family’s fishing boat, with plans to start working full-time after graduation. But after joining the school choir on a whim, Ruby discoversContinue reading “Film Review: CODA (2021)”

Film Review: The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)

Emerging from battle victorious, the Scottish generals Macbeth and Banquo travel home as crows circle high overhead, barely visible through the heavy fog that seeps through the land. Reaching a small pond in the road, the men are met by a dark force that not only has plenty to tell them about their destinies, butContinue reading “Film Review: The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021)”

Film Review: 12 Angry Men (1957)

After a long and arduous murder case, a group of jurors are sent to a small room to reach a final, unanimous verdict. As they become acquainted with the assigned room, so too do they become acquainted with the other jurors. The camera sweeps between these 12 men as they discuss the seemingly unquestionable verdictContinue reading “Film Review: 12 Angry Men (1957)”

Album Review: Jon Buller – Come Awake (2022)

His first full-length release since 2009’s Light Up the Sky, Canadian worship artist Jon Buller has triumphantly returned to the album scene. The Juno-nominee came back very ambitiously with his announcement of, not one, but two full-length projects set to release in 2022. Recorded at Farmhouse Music in Vernon, BC, Buller’s first album of theContinue reading “Album Review: Jon Buller – Come Awake (2022)”

My Top Ten Films of 2021

2021 wasn’t a fantastic year for film. Yeah… it’s true… but there is a silver lining to that blunt, black cloud. Being so many of the films I was excited for ended up being disappointing, it prompted me to explore plenty of smaller films I otherwise may have ignored completely. Some of these films areContinue reading “My Top Ten Films of 2021”