The Best Movie of the Summer

Yeah, I’m going for a clickbait title, what are you gonna do about it? You’re reading this so obviously it worked. So strap in and get ready to have me just absolutely gush over Eighth Grade. Eighth Grade is the directorial debut of comedian Bo Burnham and was also written by him. It follows the story of Kayla as she tries to navigate the final week(s?) in middle school and it is a masterpiece. My immediate comparison would be Lady Bird from last year and if you’ve like ever had a conversation with me about that movie you know that…

Top Shelf

With me saying goodbye to my MoviePass I thought it would be worthwhile to look back and see just how much value I really got out of it, and I certainly extracted a lot of value. I had MoviePass for 8 months, meaning I paid about 80 dollars into it. I saw exactly 50 unique films with it, averaging $1.60 per film. Pretty good stuff if you ask me. But watching a lot of movies is one thing. Did I actually watch more good movies because of MoviePass? To figure that out I went through each of the 50 movies…

And the Oscar Goes To…

Considering that the Oscar’s are tomorrow night I figured if I was going to make predictions that I better make them now. So without wasting anymore time I’ll dive right in. Here’s a list of the nominations so you can decide for yourself if I’m high or if I’m onto something. Actually hold up, one or two clarifications, first I won’t be predicting Oscars for categories involved with short-films, foreign films, or documentaries because I saw maybe one from each category and I refuse to be one of those people who declare that a movie should win an award on…