The Generational Appeal of Home Alone

The generational appeal of Home Alone

Some movies are like one-night stands. They’re good for just that single occasion and nothing after that. You could try watching them a second time but the magic just isn’t there. But not Home Alone. After well over a decade, I took the time to rewatch Macaulay Culkin’s 1990 classic while experiencing the Christmas blues. […]

I Finally Watched Frozen after 6 years

Frozen 2013 poster

Critics’ Score: 90% Audience Score: 85%, IMDb: 7.5 Yes. Six years later, I finally watched Frozen. A newly crowned queen inadvertently plunges her kingdom into an eternal winter when she’s unable to control her secret powers. Her younger sister seeks her out in the hopes of restoring normalcy, bringing summer back to the region. While […]

Why You Should Watch Revenge of the Sith

why you should watch revenge of the sith

Note: Continuing the reviews of the Star Wars prequel trilogy, this post, too, will have spoilers. Even though The Revenge of the Sith has a 79% Tomatometer score from critics, it still gets bunched together with the “prequels,” thus making it necessary to go over its relative merits. Critics: 79% Audience: 65% IMDb: 7.6 Revenge […]

Why You Should Watch Attack of The Clones

why you should watch attack of the clones

Disclaimer: This isn’t a typical review that begins with a short blurb of the movie and then delves deeper into the elements of the film. The Attack of the Clones was released in 2002 and you had 16 years to watch it. There will be spoilers. Critics: 66% Audience: 57% IMDb: 6.6  Star Wars: The […]

Why You Should Watch The Phantom Menace

why you should watch the Phantom Menace

Disclaimer: This isn’t a typical review that begins with a short blurb of the movie and then delves deeper into the elements of the film. The Phantom Menace was released in 1999 and you had 18 years to watch it. There will be spoilers. Critics: 55% Audience: 59% IMDb: 6.5 In light of the release […]