Malcolm D. Lee’s “Space Jam: A New Legacy”: Film Review

The original Space Jam, released in 1996, was designed to reestablish Michael Jordan’s legend status after a two year hiatus from the NBA. While the Looney Tunes are present in the film, Jordan is essentially presented as a savior figure to basketball, as his efforts on the court restored the abilities of his superstar colleaguesContinue reading “Malcolm D. Lee’s “Space Jam: A New Legacy”: Film Review”

Navot Papushado’s “Gunpowder Milkshake”: Film Review

About 25 minutes into Gunpowder Milkshake, we see a character lose control of their arms, who then proceeds to fight several hitmen using lethal weapons that are taped to her appendages. It’s a wacky moment full of style that seems to send the message that this isn’t female John Wick. Sure, the plot shares manyContinue reading “Navot Papushado’s “Gunpowder Milkshake”: Film Review”

Cate Shortland’s “Black Widow”: Film Review

February 3rd, 1959: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper, three of the musical greats of the 1950s, all tragically perished in a horrific plane crash. It would later be known as “The Day The Music Died” as immortalized by Don McLean in the hit song “American Pie”. McLean’s tune is one filled withContinue reading “Cate Shortland’s “Black Widow”: Film Review”