The point of a thriller movie is to thrill the audience but unfortunately, Beckett fails to do so as the film makes its arrival on Netflix. While many of us are staying home because of the pandemic, we’re counting on films to take us on a vacation. It could be anywhere from NYC to LA to a location in this film like Greece. Beckett (John David Washington) is an American tourist on vacation in Greece.…"Beckett: Netflix Thriller Fails to Thrill"
Writer-director David Lowery puts his touch on The Green Knight in a new retelling of the Arthurian legend, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. Sir Gawain (Dev Patel) is King Arthur’s (Sean Harris) nephew and he takes it upon himself to take down the gigantic creature (Ralph Ineson). One year later, he must journey to a Green Chapel so they can do battle again. What’s so fascinating is that in the original legend, he was…"The Green Knight Has Religious Undertones"
Anthropocene – The Human Epoch follows the Anthropocene Working Group in their mission to add this epoch to the Geological Time Scale. The phrase was initially coined by Paul J. Crutzen and Eugene Stoermer in 2000 in their proposal for the current epoch. In 2009, the Subcommission on Quaternary Stratigraphy ordered the AWG–a collective–to look into whether or not this epoch is real. These people are experts in their field, be it climate and polar science, oceanography, ecology, archaeology,…"Sundance 2019: Anthropocene – The Human Epoch"
Oscar winner Alicia Vikander gets the opportunity to kick ass in Tomb Raider in what is no doubt the best film based on a video game in quite some time. Films based on video games usually go one of two ways–they are good or they are downright awful. What Tomb Raider does is allow for Lara Croft do get a new origin story on screen in a way that reboots the franchise. Vikander takes the…"Tomb Raider: Alicia Vikander Is An Action Hero"