Author: Alyssa Rasmus

The Parent Trap turns 22!

Released 22 years ago today, July 20, The Parent Trap remains a beloved movie and a 1990’s classic. This film has captured the hearts of romantic comedy fans for decades. The story is a special combination of the youthful vision of love and a family’s drive to find each other. The story follows two girls […]

Review: Palm Springs

What happens when the vacation never ends? Palm Springs answers that exactly as two wedding guests get stuck in an endless time loop reliving the same day over and over again. Without an end in sight, the two begin a relationship. Starring Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti, along with J.K. Simmons as a great bad […]

Comic-Con @Home Panels

This year’s San Diego Comic-Con was canceled a few months ago, but social distancing won’t stop the global nerd collective from gathering online. Comic-Con @Home panels will run on the originally scheduled dates,  July 22-26, 2020. Streamed panels are just one feature of this @Home experience, but we do know the panels will be streamed […]

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 […]