Author: Erik Naumann

Nightcrawler – Blu-ray Review

Employing an outstanding performance from lead actor Jake Gyllenhaal, Nightcrawler explores themes of desperation and spiraling desire to craft an effective commentary on not just the leaning unethicality of the news and journalism industry,...

Skiptrace – Blu-ray Review

The Movie (2/5) It’s very possible that I just don’t like over-the-top action-comedy; I’ll admit to have never seen the entirety of a Jackie Chan film before this one, but frankly I just found...

The Nice Guys – Blu-ray Review

When I think of objectively competent actors, Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling are two names that quickly spring to mind. With films such as A Beautiful Mind, LA Confidential, Drive, and Blue Valentine under their...

Drug Use and Portrayal In Film

With a growing national acceptance for currently-illegal psychoactive substances, such as cannabis, as well as an overall decrease in stigma surrounding the use of psychotropic material, I thought it worthwhile to discuss a few instances...

Predators – Blu-ray Review

I have, and always will be, more of an Aliens fan than anything relating to the Predator franchise, but I’ve still always held a decent amount of appreciation for the latter. One of my...

Super 8 – Blu-ray Review

I’ll never forget sitting in the movie theater back in early 2010, waiting to see Iron Man 2, when the very first trailer for Super 8 premiered. I saw Steven Spielberg’s name attached to...

Drive – Blu-ray Review

I have a crippling weakness for 80s inspired soundtracks, and that paired with brilliantly acted crime drama is a recipe for pure gratification. Drive drips with style and charm, and is contender for one...