Movie Review: Bad Times at the El Royale 🛎️

A beautifully crafted film that is best watched without knowing anything beforehand.


Bad Times at the El Royale stars Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, and Chris Hemsworth. CREDIT: 20th Century Fox

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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018, written and directed by Drew Goddard) is a neo-noir film which follows seven mysterious strangers who cross paths at the bi-state hotel called the El Royale. The film features a superb cast of actors, which attracted me to watch it on its opening night.

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Movie Review: The Land of Steady Habits 🚬

Midlife crisis is real in this slice of life film.

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Ben Mendelsohn (right) and Connie Britton (left) stars in The Land of Steady Habits. CREDIT: Netflix

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The Land of Steady Habits (2018, directed by Nicole Holofcener) is a slice of life type of film that I couldn’t personally relate to because I’m not a man in the 50s who is facing a midlife crisis, but Ben Mendelsohn’s performance as the character Anders Hill was definitely worth watching. The film is adapted from the novel of the same name by author Ted Thompson, and it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival before making its debut on Netflix last weekend.

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Movie Review: Hereditary 🐦👑

Spiritual? Paranormal? Cult? What is Hereditary about?


From left to right: The cast of Hereditary—Milly Shapiro stars as Charlie, Toni Collette stars as Annie, Gabriel Byrne stars as Steve, and Alex Wolff stars as Peter. CREDIT: A24

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Hereditary (2018, directed by Ari Aster) is certainly one of the most stunning films I’ve watched this year. Though the story might not be on par with the cinematic styles and aesthetics that is present throughout the film; it is definitely a must-watch for audiences who are seeking to watch something that will leave you pondering deeply about the film’s meaning.

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