With deft performances and truly immersive filmmaking, “First Man” gives important focus to the man behind a crucial moment in history. Despite controversy centered around the planting of the flag, the film shows a great achievement in a close and almost claustrophobic way. Based on the biography by James R. Hansen, “First Man” focuses on Neil Armstrong’s (Ryan Gosling) journey to becoming the first
The "Mission: Impossible" franchise has always been about upping the technology, the action and the set pieces to astound the little part of the brain that yearns for excitement. Mission: Impossible Fallout manages to go above and beyond all the franchises expectations. It delivers one of the tensest and most action-filled experiences yet, one that not only cements itself as the best "Mission: Impossible"
With every kid's movie, there is a chance that it will be fun for the whole family or it will turn out to be something that will only entertain children. “The House with a Clock in its Walls” tends to lean toward the latter and fails to provide anything worthwhile for adults. It has decent acting and an interesting world, but can’t overcome its
On September 8 and 9, fans and creators alike gathered in downtown Manchester, New Hampshire for the 15th annual Granite State Comic Con. The convention featured many cosplayers, vendors and even panels from pop culture guests like The Shape of Water’s Doug Jones and Seasame Street’s Caroll Spinney. While many see conventions as a way to interact with their favorite celebrities and other fans,
After a string of bad sequels, Director Shane Black seemed like a saving grace for the "Predator" series - the perfect choice with his particular style of comedy and having portrayed Hawkins in the original film. Sadly, Black's entry into the franchise doesn't quite live up to the original, and only barely manages to surpass the previous sequels. Thinly written characters, unimportant plot elements
From the best-selling novel of the same name, Ready Player One is a decent example of how to mix pop-culture references and futuristic technologies in an interesting, albeit uneven, film. Steven Spielberg does his best to create an absorbing homage to the past in what could have been an overstuffed nostalgia reference. Taking place in the year 2045, Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) lives in
The newest film from Wes Anderson shows him treading new ground while continuing many of the same trends that we have come to expect from the director. Isle of Dogs is a strange and heartfelt film that deals with as much absurdity as it does a cheerful love of dogs. The movie is set in Japan in the somewhat near future where an epidemic of
Now that the winter Olympics are done, it is interesting to look back at the controversies and scandals that have come from the age-old sporting event. “I, Tonya” tells one of these stories in a powerful, yet delicate manner without glorifying events to persuade the audience. Tonya Harding (Margot Robbie) is an American girl who spent most of her life training in ice skating.
In a world full of fake, Hollywoodized true stories, director Aaron Sorkin keeps “Molly’s Game” entertainment value high while ensuring the facts stay true to the real story. Molly Bloom (Jessica Chastain) began ranked third in North America for women’s skiers with seemingly nothing in her way. When an accident happens on the slopes costs Molly her Olympic career, she takes some time off
After this past week, movie buffs now know what films they have left to binge before March 3. With the Oscars fast approaching, the revealed nominations will result in an increased consumption of popcorn as well as the amount of pirated films streaming to SNHU. For those who may have missed the news, here are the nominations for Best Picture and snippets of our