A couple weeks ago news broke that Netflix had acquired the rights to produce two sequels to Rian Johnson’s smash murder mystery hit Knives Out. The existence of sequels to Knives Out was no surprise, as Johnson had made it clear in countless interviews that he had a blast making the first film and that if there was a demand for more, he would love to create more mysteries for Benoit Blanc to tackle.

What makes these sequels fascinating though is that they in all likelihood will only bring back Daniel Craig’s character and exchange all the first film’s characters…


I’m depressed right now. I’ve been depressed before. And I’ll no doubt experience it in the future as well. When you have depression one of the most devastating symptoms is the false belief that you always feel like this. And you always will. Depression skews reality like a hall of broken mirrors and tries its best to fool you into believing that you live in that broken maze. You were born there, depression tells you. It’s the only place you’ve ever existed. And you’ll never escape.

The past two winters I’ve been in a really dark place. The past two…


*sniffles* ugh

I’m sick. I don’t get sick very often. Like my mother before me I often push myself into a hardcore routine of work and play and more work and eventually my body just says “yo, take a chill pill, bro”. I was bed-ridden starting yesterday. The cool thing about watching movies is that it’s a totally physically null act. You just have to sit – or in my case – lay there. It got me thinking about movies that are about this feeling I have right now. General weakness, grogginess, helplessness, self-pity, physical fragility. All that great stuff. It’s a…


For my money, two of the best sequels ever made

There’s a pivotal period in our youth where we start to realize that maybe being an adult isn’t the cool badass thing we always dreamed it was. We start to realize that adulthood is in many ways terrible and sucks and is just the worst. This period is well known among new adults. These days for most American kids, it happens around the time we get our first job. …


Please don’t read this. It’s not a thing that needs to be read. My voice doesn’t place anywhere near the top of the list of the voices who need desperately to be heard right now. I am a man. I am straight and cis-gendered. I am not qualified to whine right now. I’m doing just fine. But I can’t sleep. I think it’s because my country, the country I’ve lived in my whole life, the country I do in fact love, is on fire. There are some thoughts that refuse to stop ricocheting through my mind like bacon greased bullets…


Itchy Fingers premiered in October 2020 via the Tallgrass Film Festival

There’s a long-standing argument, conflict, problem — what have you — in modern cinema concerning how a film depicts violence. Francois Truffaut famously asserted in 1973 that there is no such thing as an anti-war film, because just showing war onscreen inherently glorifies it. The idea of the ethics of filmic violence have been debated considerably over the years, but increasingly so in the wake of terrible acts of mass gun violence. Hollywood has been caught in the competing crossfire of their money-making addiction to violence, and their public persona of staunch progressiveness.

But the question still remains — What…

Micah Streeter

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