A “Stupid Little Life” for All of Us (Movie Review of American Beauty)

I won’t sugarcoat my view of this movie: It’s really really gross. But where Falling Down seems to enjoy it’s depravity and turn it into mean-spirited and often uncomfortable social commentaries that’s disconnected from reality, American Beauty seems to capture the spirit of dissatisfaction and complacency with their depravity all too well. The story revolves around a father (played…

Office Space Could’ve Used More Flair

Sometimes I think there are certain movies or bits of entertainment from the past that I’ll never fully enjoy because of their historical context. The movie Alien is a good example and so is Full Metal Jacket both of which are movies that are highly acclaimed but I’ve never felt as engaged with them as…

One Step Ahead [Slacker Movie Review]

Given my penchant for slacking I thought it was only appropriate to finally getting around to watching Richard Linklater’s cult classic, Slacker. I wasn’t sure what to expect as I had only heard some details. I only really knew that it was more vignette based and that there wasn’t a singular plot that the movie…