Top 10 Best Films Of 2021

In 2021, like the previous year, several movies were delayed because of the ongoing beer bug scares. This made it an odd year where you could watch a movie in theaters, go to a drive-in, or stream it. However, this year we had a little bit better crop of movies and it was not so…

‘A Nightmare Before Christmas’ Retrospective: Christmas Or Halloween Film | StudioJake

Tim Burton’s ‘A Nightmare Before Christmas’ is one of the most beloved holiday movies of all time. It has interesting characters, excellent stop-motion techniques, a dynamite soundtrack, and a plot that keeps you on the edge of your seat. An ongoing debate among fans is whether it is a Christmas or Halloween film. I attempt…

‘Black Island’ Movie Review

‘Schwarze Insel‘ is a German thriller film known in English as ‘Black Island.’ The movie is directed by Miguel Alexandre who co-wrote it with Lisa Carline Hofer. Jonas Hansen (Philip Froissant) loses his parents in a car accident and goes to live with his overbearing grandfather and retired academic Friedrich (Hanns Zischler) so he can…

‘Annette’ Review- Unpleasant and Pretentious

‘Annette‘ is a musical drama directed by Leos Carax in his first English language feature film. It made its premiere at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. Provocative stand-up comedian Henry McHenry (Adam Driver) and celebrated opera singer Ann Desfranoux (Marion Cotillard) have a whirlwind romance leading to an odd couple situation and marriage. They soon…

Retro Film Review- Soylent Green

‘Soylent Green’ was a 1973 dystopian science fiction film taking place in the year 2022. It was directed by the late-great Richard Fleischer and released through MGM Studios. New York Police Detective Frank Thorn (Charlton Heston) is assigned to investigate the death of wealthy Soylent Industries executive William R. Simonson (Joseph Cotten). The city is…

Pro-Life Film ‘Roe v. Wade’ Premiers!

‘Roe v. Wade,’ a new film documenting the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States, has been released via video-on-demand, streaming, and on through various screenings. The movie had its premiere at CPAC 2021 where it was well-received by the audience. “Finally,” director Nick Loeb told StudioJake. “…the truth about what really…