Black Panther | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Not Another Superhero Movie by REGGIE WOLTZ The Black Panther is not a movie so much as it is a statement. Released in the dead of Black History Month with mountains of hype and molehills of controversy, nothing surrounding it happened by coincidence. At a time when racial and political tensions have hit fever pitches, there are few occasions for synthesis between opposing mindsets as … Continue reading Black Panther | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Call Me By Your Name | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

by REGGIE WOLTZ Beautiful Tedium The term ‘bildungsroman’ refers to the novelization of a coming-of-age tale. This typically involves character change in a sensitive person over the events of the story. These novels are commonplace in literature and multitudes of movies have portrayed the same archetype. Call Me by Your Name, although building on the format in a few ways, is a bildungsroman at heart. … Continue reading Call Me By Your Name | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

The Shape of Water | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

The Shape of Water by REGGIE WOLTZ A Study in Teal Movies can be used to tell all kinds of stories. From realist dramas to fantastical science fiction, the versatility of the medium is well-documented. Usually a certain genre prescribes a set of expectations to its plot. Romantic comedies have two people fall in and out of love, only to come back together in the … Continue reading The Shape of Water | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Three Billboards | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Reality Show by REGGIE WOLTZ The idea that art imitates life is a fairly simple concept. Artists seek to express themselves and their creativity, doing so comes as a reflection of their internal uniqueness and external environment.  Whether it’s a love song, Shakespearean tragedy, or landscape painting, art is a peek at the world through the eyes of its maker. Movies have enormous potential in … Continue reading Three Billboards | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Get Out | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

The Risen Place by REGGIE WOLTZ *SPOILERS* When you have seen enough movies, it gets easier to tell the difference between gold and pyrite. Sure, the quality of a film is hard to define from the ground-up. Because of the bevy of base components that movies have to work with (from sensory elements like visuals and audio to more cerebral tools such as story complexity, … Continue reading Get Out | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Star Wars: The Last Jedi | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ

Star Wars: The Force Goes Back To Sleep  by REGGIE WOLTZ * SPOILERS * A short time ago in a galaxy very, very nearby… The most divisive and controversial blockbuster in recent memory was released. Whether you are a Star Wars junkie or a casual moviegoer, chances are that you were looking forward to this one. And why not be? The Force Awakens was a … Continue reading Star Wars: The Last Jedi | DoubleTake by REGGIE WOLTZ