Tag Archives: John Cho

‘The Grudge’ is exactly the type of movie that gets dumped on the first weekend of January

2/10 I adore Takashi Shimizu’s American Grudge movies from the mid-‘00s for their unforgiving pacing and dense array of strong jump scares, so I was excited to see a reboot coming from writer/director Nicolas Pesce – not because I’d seen … Continue reading

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‘Searching’ a great story, not right for its gimmick

6/10 When I saw the first Unfriended, I thought it had the potential to advance film as an art from in a way that very few movies can. Four years later, Searching, which is also entirely composed of shots on … Continue reading

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Star Trek Beyond — OR What the Fuck is Going On: The Movie

In 2009, they rolled out Star Trek: The Only Reboot You Ever Wanted. In 2012, they brought us Star Trek Into Darkness: Dark Knight Knockoffs Can’t Melt Steel Beams. Now, from an entirely new writing and directing team after Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman broke … Continue reading

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