Ready Player One

So…this is what I have to look forward to in my city in 27 years? Columbus, Ohio—or much of the world for that matter—has dropped precipitously in regards to quality of life. Most, like Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) live in slum stacks, tightly-compacted RV-like homes placed on top of each other. How do you escape […]

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Bridge of Spies: Movie Man Jackson

“Aren’t you worried”  “Would it help?” If yours truly ever gets in big trouble, I want Tom Hanks defending me. The year is 1957, which means the Cold War has just really started to escalate. Spies are deployed by both warring sides, and one KGB spy, Rudolph Abel (Mark Rylance), is captured and brought to […]

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Jaws: Movie Man Jackson

“Well, this is not a boat accident! And it wasn’t any propeller; and it wasn’t any coral reef; and it wasn’t Jack the Ripper! It was a shark.” Beaches are still feeling the lessened revenue of the summer of 1975 after this one. Amity Island is the setting in Jaws, a place where only the summer […]

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