Author: Jake Krantz

Singin’ in The Rain

The honest truth is I’ve been excited to write about this movie ever since the idea of this website popped into my head. I was trying to give it a bit more time, but I don’t care. I’m doing it now and you will like it! I remember the very first time I saw this film. It was in music class in elementary school. I don’t remember what I initially thought of it. But the official analysis of this masterpiece in my 9-year-old head was probably something like “this movie is old.” I hadn’t seen it again for a...

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La La Land

I know, I know. I just had to do it. What more is there really to say about this movie? What more could I possibly add to the discussion? Maybe just a few things. I had seen Whiplash in theaters and was completely blown away. I couldn’t believe what I had just seen. Who was this amazing director? And why haven’t I ever heard of him? It was probably my favorite movie of the year. After a while I was looking into him and I discovered he was working on a new project. This little movie called La La...

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Silver Linings Playbook

“I just love real characters; they’re not pretentious, and every emotion is on the surface, they’re regular working people. Their likes, their dislikes, their loves, their hates, their passions; they’re all right there on the surface. “ -David O. Russell The romantic comedy genre is perhaps one of my favorite genres of all time. Mostly because it is probably the hardest genre to do right. Do you know how many bad romantic comedies are out there? There’s too many. If you don’t do it right, your movie could fall into the dreaded “chick flick” category. Nobody wants that. Nobody...

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