Author: Alyssa Rasmus

What You’ll Find on Peacock from NBCUniversal

The details of NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service were officially shared this week. This is parent-company Comcast’s horse in the streaming services race, but they have made a few strides to make Peacock look a little different from everyone else. The streaming wars have found Hollywood’s top companies grasping for eyeballs as audiences clammer for new […]

Review: Ford v Ferrari

Ford v Ferrari brings us back to a time of great American innovation. Before we trusted computer algorithms and data analytics to build the perfect systems, we trusted the feelings of an expert. This film brings us back to understanding how the American drive to win can create the greatest stresses, but can also create […]

Golden Globes 2020 Nominations [Updated]

MOVIES The Golden Globes 2020 nominations kick off awards season as the first major player to indicate who was the best of 2019. This year, many who were predicted nominees were, in fact, nominated. Not surprisingly, top honors went to Netflix for Martin Scorsese’ s The Irishman. The nominations also decorated, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. […]

Review: Knives Out

Who really killed Harlan? Why would someone kill an old man on his birthday? Who wants his money? I suspect foul play… Knives Out is an updated whodunit, yet carries all the tropes of classic caper tales. This film captures the essence of the mystery genre while adding in comedy. The story centers on the […]

Review: Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey | Focus Features, Carnival

Elegance and grace are standard and a bit of drama is required. Match that with royal expectations and you have yourself a great story! Downton Abbey revisits the Crawly family and their title estate. The film is based on the smash-hit series of the same name. Many television stories don’t make great movies, but the […]