Swiss Army Man – The Weird, Artsy Farting Corpse Movie

I don’t really know what to make of Swiss Army Man. It’s impossible to pin down exactly what it is – it’s doesn’t fit into the confines of any one genre (I guess comedy / adventure would be the closest),  it’s incredibly strange and is proud to be so, its humor goes back and forth…

Green Book – A Guilt-Free Guide to Racism for White People, By White People

Green Book is being sold as a feel-good road trip movie through the 1960s American south. It seems like the perfect holiday movie for all families; a drama about connecting with others, no matter how different you are, sprinkled with moments of good-natured humor and a lot of heart. Unfortunately, Green Book is a story about American…

BoJack Horseman Season 5 – The Complexities of Accountability and Forgiveness

If you’ve never watched Netflix’s tremendously original BoJack Horseman, you need to stop whatever it is that you’re doing and start right now. BoJack is easily and immediately one of the greatest shows not just currently on television, but in television history. Its wildly imaginative and well-defined world, its deeply relatable and layered characters, and its…

“The Happytime Murders” – Puppet Debauchery With Zero Substance

Most discussion involving The Happytime Murders is centered around calling it the worst film of the whole year. I don’t think that I’d go that far (Mile 22 was both exhausting and headache-inducing), but the adult puppet crime noir is certainly very disappointing. The concept of taking something that’s generally associated with children (such as…