Kaitlyn Booth


Rebecca Review: A Middling Adaptation of a Classic Story

Rebecca Review: A Middling Adaptation of a Classic Story

Rebecca has some big shoes to fill with the classic novel and an award-winning Hitchcock adaptation, and this Netflix adaption falls pretty short. Director: Ben Wheatley Summary: A young newlywed arrives at her husband's imposing family estate on a windswept English coast and finds herself battling the shadow of his first wife, Rebecca, whose legacy […]

Tenet Review: Menswear Homoeroticism Time Travel and Not Much Else

Tenet Review: Menswear, Homoeroticism, Time Travel, and Not Much Else

Disclaimer: We are currently in the middle of an ongoing pandemic in the United States, where this writer is based. Our government was slow to act, and because of that, our numbers are still very high. A movie theater is not a safe place to be because people will be taking off their masks to […]

Mulan Review: Beautifully Shot and Wonderfully Acted

Mulan Review: Beautifully Shot and Wonderfully Acted

Mulan is by far the best of live-action Disney remakes as it takes a familiar story and twists it to create something with absolutely stunning cinematography and great fight scenes that truly makes it feel new and epic. Director: Niki Caro Summary: When the Emperor of China issues a decree that one man per family […]

The New Mutants Review: The X-Men Go Out With a Shrug and a CGI Bear

The New Mutants Review: The X-Men Go Out With a Shrug and a CGI Bear

Disclaimer: We are currently in the middle of an ongoing pandemic in the United States, where this writer is based. Our government was slow to act, and because of that, our numbers are still very high. A movie theater is not a safe place to be because people will be taking off their masks to […]

Onward Review: A Love Letter to All Things Fantasy D&#038D and Family

"Onward" Review: A Love Letter to All Things Fantasy, D&D, and Family

Onward is a love letter to all things classic fantasy and D&D but it's also one of those universal stories about how far you would go to see someone you lost. Director: Dan Scanlon Summary: Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on a quest to discover if there is still […]

The Invisible Man Review: A Tense and Suspenseful Thrill Ride

"The Invisible Man" Review: A Tense and Suspenseful Thrill Ride

The Invisible Man takes a classic movie monster and revamps it for the modern age while also being a very good thriller. [rwp-review-recap id="0"]  Director: Leigh Whannell Summary: When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her his fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of coincidences turn lethal, […]

The Gentlemen Review: Quintessential Guy Ritchie Sprinkled With Casual Racism

"The Gentlemen" Review: Quintessential Guy Ritchie Sprinkled With Casual Racism

The Gentlemen is a return to form for Guy Ritchie movies and while all of that works the casual racism sprinkled throughout the entire movie just cannot be ignored. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] There are a lot of things that can kneecap a good movie. Sometimes it's a little thing like a supporting character just doesn't work or […]

Cats Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

"Cats" Review: A Bad Musical Adapted Into a Worse Movie

Cats is a strange beast to begin with, but the combination of strange CGI makes the translation from stage to screen even worse. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Tom Hooper Summary: A tribe of cats called the Jellicles must decide yearly which one will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new Jellicle life. […]


Ford v Ferarri Review: One of the Best Movies of the Year

"Ford v Ferarri" Review: One of the Best Movies of the Year

Ford v Ferarri is thrilling, energetic, funny, heartwarming, and everything that you would expect from one of the best movies of the entire year. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: James Mangold Summary: American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary […]

Charlies Angels Review: A Fun Female Centric Take on a Goofy Classic

"Charlie's Angels" Review: A Fun Female Centric Take on a Goofy Classic

Charlie's Angels might not have a lot on its mind but it is a fun and entertaining female-centric action that we ladies don't have nearly enough of. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Elizabeth Banks Summary: When a young systems engineer blows the whistle on a dangerous technology, Charlie's Angels are called into action, putting their lives on the […]

Frozen 2 Review: Better Than the First One But Not a Game Changer

"Frozen 2" Review: Better Than the First One But Not a Game Changer

Frozen 2 is a deeper and darker sequel that is technically better than the first one but doesn't feel like the game-changer that Frozen was. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Directors: Chris Buck, Jennifer Lee Summary: Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven leave Arendelle to travel to an ancient, autumn-bound forest of an enchanted land. They set out […]

Midway Review: Another Mid-Tier World War II Movie

"Midway" Review: Another Mid-Tier World War II Movie

Midway is, unfortunately, a rather mid-tier World War II movie that makes the Battle of Midway feel oddly secondary in a movie bearing its name. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Roland Emmerich Summary: The story of the Battle of Midway, told by the leaders and the sailors who fought it. When it comes to World War II […]

Jojo Rabbit Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

"Jojo Rabbit" Review: A Powerful Comedy That Covers Difficult Topics Brilliantly

Jojo Rabbit aims to tackle the difficult subject matter blind devotion and a coming-of-age film with grace and comedic flair that just works. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Taika Waititi Summary: A young boy in Hitler's army finds out his mother is hiding a Jewish girl in their home. The coming-of-age story paired with the imaginary friend […]

Doctor Sleep Review: An Atmospheric Return to the World of The Shining

"Doctor Sleep" Review: An Atmospheric Return to the World of "The Shining"

Doctor Sleep is a slow-moving and but fantastic return to the world of The Shining that relies on a fantastic world-building and atmosphere instead of jump scares. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Mike Flanagan Summary: Years following the events of "The Shining," a now-adult Dan Torrance meets a young girl with similar powers as he tries to […]

Joker Review: A Spectacularly Dull Movie with Nothing to Say

"Joker" Review: A Spectacularly Dull Movie with Nothing to Say

Joker is desperate to be a different and profound comic book movie but in the end, it is dull and limp that doesn't have anything interesting to say about the character or society. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Todd Phillips Summary: A gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society. In the lead up […]

Terminator: Dark Fate Review: A Pretty Good Return to Form for a Troubled Franchise

"Terminator: Dark Fate" Review: A Pretty Good Return to Form for a Troubled Franchise

Terminator: Dark Fate might not be the most impressive return to form but it's an entertaining enough action movie with some fun performances. [rwp-review-recap id="0"] Director: Tim Miller Summary: Sarah Connor and a hybrid cyborg human must protect a young girl from a newly modified liquid Terminator from the future. It's been a bumpy road […]

Hustlers Review: A Fantastic and Empowering Story That Doesnt Demonize Sex Workers

"Hustlers" Review: A Fantastic and Empowering Story That Doesn't Demonize Sex Workers

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hustlers is a glorious mix of sex and scandal while telling an absolutely insane "rob from the rich" story. Director: Lorene Scafaria Summary: Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients. […]

The Goldfinch Review: A Lifeless and Boring Slog

"The Goldfinch" Review: A Lifeless and Boring Slog

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Goldfinch is a boring slog of a film where it non-linear storytelling somehow makes it even more incoherent. Director: John Crowley A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. There is […]