Author: Alyssa Rasmus

Review: Upload

Amazon Prime’s Upload takes a 21st Century approach towards the afterlife. The series focuses on Nathan, a tech entrepreneur who dies in a self-driving car accident. At the hospital, he can have surgery or get uploaded. His girlfriend’s family foots the bill to upload him to a digital afterlife called Lakeview. There he meets his […]

Review: Hollywood

Glitz, glamor, and the gilded age. 1940s Hollywood finds itself revered and scandalized. In a time when the culture changes and the second World War had just finished, Hollywood designed studios to churn out movies and use every trick in the book to capture an audience’s attention. Problem was, they did this at any cost. […]

Review: Little Women

Many American classic books have already become feature films. Little Women is one such novel that has many big-screen adaptations. Little Women from Greta Gerwig is the latest interpretation putting a 21st-century spin on this late 19th-century story. The film received a Best Picture nomination and belonged amongst the best of 2019. Now out to buy and […]

The Best of New York City Movies

New York City is often referred to as an additional character in films. The city’s constancy and the ability to see all walks of life in one glance brings another layer of atmosphere to a film. The film industry has long made movies in and about New York, so this almost feels like a genre […]

5 Outbreak Movies to Watch While Waiting Out Coronavirus

Hollywood loves a disaster movie. As the world has evolved, the threat of a global disease outbreak has become all the more real. So, Hollywood has taken to creating disaster movies about the worst-case scenario in regards to disease outbreak as the 21st century’s biggest monster to fight in real-world stories. As the world’s nations […]

Review: Marriage Story

The complexities of relationships are the cornerstone of great filmmaking. The best writers can craft characters with enough tension, drama, and engagement they can just sit in a room and talk. Noah Baumbach penned and directed a simplistic approach to complex characters. Marriage Story shares the details of divorce between two imperfect people, Nicole and […]