With its chronically referential, cameo-happy humor and its ten-jokes-per-second pace, the absurdist new Brad Pitt action flick Bullet Train avoids flying off the rails thanks to an overqualified cast so committed to the bit, you can’t help but get on board.
My family always wanted me to be a lawyer, so now I write and produce music. You can hear some of that music at echobaseproduction.com.
Movie Review | “NOPE,” Jordan Peele Still Hasn’t Made A Bad Movie
by Nate Mondschein | Jul 25, 2022 | Movies
Channeling the best of Spielberg, Carpenter, and Twilight Zone pulp, Jordan Peele nails the hat trick with his gripping new self-reflexive sci-fi thriller NOPE.
Free Agency Best Case/Worst Case
by Nate Mondschein, Cody Tannen-Barrup, Simon Pruitt, Chris Dodson | Jul 19, 2022 | Hoops
With the NBA offseason fully underway, Chris, Cody, Simon, and Nate take a look at ten of the most interesting names from the 2022 NBA free agency class to celebrate those who found their way to the perfect fit, and question those who didn’t.
MMH Fantasy Drafts | Hollywood Hoops
by Nate Mondschein, Simon Pruitt, Abdul Malik, Cody Tannen-Barrup, Sasha Klare-Ayvazian | Jun 28, 2022 | Hoops, Movies
Adam Sandler’s Hustle is the latest in a long history of crossovers between the worlds of hoops and Hollywood. To celebrate, five MMH writers draft their ideal imaginary film casts and crews, comprised entirely of ball players.
Wasn’t Bourne Yesterday: Celebrating 20 Years of Jason Bourne On Screen
by Nate Mondschein | Jun 6, 2022 | Movies
The Bourne Identity turns 20 this year, so what better time to celebrate two decades of everyone’s favorite amnesiac assassin and the brutal, overly convoluted world of spycraft he introduced us to.
Doctor Strange Review: Multiverse of Mad-ish
by Nate Mondschein | May 9, 2022 | Movies
Director Sam Raimi injects joyful camp (and horror) into Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, but do the movie’s franchise obligations prove too powerful to allow for true madness?
The Five Stages of Nic Cage
by Nate Mondschein, Cody Tannen-Barrup | Apr 19, 2022 | Movies
The MMH family analyzes the five archetypes that define Nic Cage’s absurd career in honor of his upcoming movie, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent.
The 2022 Coulda Woulda Should-Awards: A Combination Oscars Post-Mortem and Wishful Thought Experiment
by Nate Mondschein | Mar 28, 2022 | Movies
If not for the slap heard round the world, it would have been a pretty boring Oscars. We do our best to change that.
MMH Fantasy Drafts | The Batdraft
by Nate Mondschein, Simon Pruitt, Carl Henderson, Cody Tannen-Barrup | Mar 15, 2022 | Movies
Mash that Bat-Signal and slap on some spandex–it’s time for a Batdraft.
MMH Presents: Three Highlights For Black History Month 2022
by Nate Mondschein, Abdul Malik, Carl Henderson | Feb 25, 2022 | Hoops, Movies, Music
Before the close of Black History Month, three MMH writers present a handful of highlights by Black creators and athletes from the past calendar year.
Decadepalooza IV: The 90s
by Nate Mondschein, Simon Pruitt | Feb 18, 2022 | Music
Simon Pruitt & Nate Mondschein are back to draft their fictional fantasy music festivals, this time diving deep into the golden age of Hip-Hop, Grunge, Alt-Rock, and Boy Bands to bring you: Decadepalooza IV: The 1990’s.
MMH Sundance Selects Vol. 2: Happening, Navalny, and Cha Cha Real Smooth
by Nate Mondschein | Feb 11, 2022 | Movies
MMH Sundance correspondent Nate Mondschien continues his review of the 2022 festival, highlighting three more films: Happening, Navalny, and Cha Cha Real Smooth.