Posts filed under: Movies

Foxcatcher – Review

Why did John Du Pont (Steve Carell) choose Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) to lead his Foxcatcher wrestling team? I ask this question not because Mark is an inadequate choice. Mark is an excellent wrestler. He won the gold medal for [...]

Interstellar – Review

Cooper, the protagonist of Interstellar, played by Mathew McConaughey, is a former NASA astronaut/test pilot/engineer, who immediately recognizes the image of a wormhole when presented with a picture of one. The trouble is, he has never seen a wormhole before, [...]

Nightcrawler – Review

In the world of Dan Gilroy’s Nightcrawler, humanity can be sacrificed at an altar of professionalism. In exchange, for compassion and decency, someone like Louis Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) can be granted excellent negotiating skills, a generic, corporate vocabulary filled with [...]

John Wick — Review

The inciting incident in John Wick is more of a shot from a starter pistol than a story setup. It’s a thin, manipulative shot that dubiously justifies a feature-length movie stuffed with indiscriminate violence. But John Wick has the best [...]

More Human Than Human – Lucy: Review

We believe that we are inadequate. We eagerly accept unfounded claims which denigrate us. The most popular may be the one that says the average human only uses 10% of its cognitive ability. Self-deprecating ideas like that make their way [...]

Baby Don’t Hurt Me — Gone Girl: Review

Were Nick and Amy in love? Of course they were. They had a dreamy meet-cute, where Nick charmingly convinced Amy to give him one of her two specialty beers. He then fancifully speculated on which hipster the beer was intended. [...]

Now Loading… 10/6/2014

Gone Girl: The latest film from director David Fincher debuted this weekend and brought in $38 Million domestically, topping the box office in the process. Gone Girl is a mystery/thriller starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike. I saw Gone Girl this [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy – Podcast

Thirty & Nerdy's Gina and Matt have a heated discussion about Guardians of the Galaxy after seeing the film opening weekend. (Gina is crazy.) You have options! 1) Listen to the Podcast right here! (Below) 2) Visit our SoundCloud page [...]

Now Loading… 7/28/2014

Wild Arms: I picked up this gem of an RPG (and its sequel) during one of Sony's PSN Flash Sales and instantly fell in love with its presentation, music, gameplay, and more. If you're a fan of old-school, turn-based RPGs and [...]

Now Loading… 6/25/2014

Snowpiercer: This cool-looking sci-fi film finally hits U.S. theaters this weekend! Directed by Joon-ho Bong (The Host, Mother), Snowpiercer stars Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris and some other big names/familiar faces. Snowpiercer is set in a future where a [...]