REVIEW: Rockaway [2019]

“The smoke’s getting closer” John (Frankie J. Alvarez) puts on the television to find a replay of a 1994 NBA Championship game with John Starks draining threes. Rather than create a pang of nostalgia for the years when his hometown team was good, however, the image takes him back to a childhood full of tragedy […]

REVIEW: Brooklyn [2015]

“I’m not sure I have a home anymore” I believe a very crucial distinction should be made before going into director John Crowley and writer Nick Hornby‘s adaptation of Colm Tóibín‘s Brooklyn for those unfamiliar with the book. When I watched the trailer it appeared very much like an Oscar-bait romance with a firecracker love […]