The New Orleans Movie Critic, Editor-in-Chief at On the Screen Reviews, Superfan of the Alien franchise, Kween of Cats.
How can Saltburn, my most anticipated movie of the year, be entirely mediocre? 😭Let me explain. 😞
Saltburn is a 2023 black comedy psychological thriller film written, directed, and produced by the talented Emerald Fennell. Fennell, acclaimed for her previous work Promising Young Woman, which earned her an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards and was my favorite of 2020. Given this, I had high expectations for her second feature film.
The movie premiered at the 50th…
*To preface this review, it needs to be noted that I have neither read the books or seen the original 1984 movie.*
For a movie that is considered largely “unfilmable”, Denis Villeneuve did it, and he did it epically well.
Dune is vast, dense, and at times a confusing Sci-Fi universe that newcomers (like myself) needed to get a grasp on prior to seeing it on the big screen. And, yes. You need to see it on the big screen.…