Category Archives: Movies

Oscars 2017: Reviewing the Live-Action Shorts

Each year, ShortsHD releases the Oscar-nominated short films in theaters, and each year this release serves as a reminder of the true magnificence of the world of film. Played together, these shorts

Oscars 2017: Reviewing the Animated Shorts

The short categories at the Oscars are frequently overlooked by mass audiences, but there’s obviously lots to love within them, hence the recognition. This year, the animated shorts category is a varied

Top 10 Movies of 2016

Circa early October, 2016 seemed like one of the worst years of cinema I could ever remember. There were some great efforts prior to October, several of which made this list, but

John Wick: Chapter 2 Review: He Still Knows Gun Fu

The John Wick films are a very special brand within the action genre. With a no-nonsense approach to story, in that the script’s skeleton is very barebones, they’ve subverted the genre, parodied it, and

Ranking All of the Batman Movies

The Lego Batman Movie hits theaters this weekend, spoofing just over half a century of Batman films as manically and warmly as possible. But where does this brand new loving satire rank in

The Lego Batman Movie Review: Parody is the Sincerest Form of Flattery

The Lego Batman Movie is the eleventh film over the course of over 50 years to prominently feature the Caped Crusader. At this point in time, however, the franchise seems at a standstill.

I Am Not Your Negro Review: The Story of America

When author James Baldwin died in 1987, he left us without one of his most promising works, Remember This House. The unfinished manuscript recollects his personal experiences with civil rights giants Malcolm

The Lure Review: Finally, a Musical About Killer Mermaids

The Lure is a playful yet mature dive into the weird. Titled Córki dancingu in Poland, which translates to Daughters of the Dance Club, a much more appropriate though less American audience-friendly

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter Review: If You’ve Made it This Far…

If I’m honest with myself, I found plenty to enjoy in this supposed finale of the Resident Evil franchise. But let’s get one thing out of the way, these are bad movies.

The Red Turtle Review: An Overstated Visual Feast

Watching The Red Turtle is like walking through an art gallery that tells you a specific, linear story. Each and every frame of Studio Ghibli’s collaboration with French distributor Wild Bunch is like a