Aside from tiny things like teacup pigs, tiny cupcakes, and tapas, the one thing most Americans seem to collectively love the most is making things “the biggest.” From the Mall of America to the world’s largest hamburger, we just can’t seem to stop ourselves. It should come as no surprise, then, that the we’re also… Read more »
Posts By: Michael Margetis
Shaping up to be one of the great modern television dramas, True Detective is the kind of slow burn that could only exist on HBO
Philip Seymour Hoffman died this Sunday, leaving behind a legacy of exceptional work.
Modern Thrill’s Top 10 Films of 2013
Resident film critic Michael Margetis rounds up the top 10 TV shows of 2013.
Michael Margetis sits down for another movie review with Alexander Payne’s Nebraska… No one understands the plight of the aged American male quite like Alexander Payne. Easily one of the best filmmakers working today, he’s already given us three masterpieces (About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants) exploring the overwhelming feeling of inadequacy many men experience once… Read more »
Every so often a big Hollywood blockbuster completely knocks me off my ass by surprise, and ends up being fantastic. Having found the first Hunger Games film to be merely “all right”, I was skeptical going into “Catching Fire”, the latest installment. I expected a bunch of cheese, over-the-top performances and a pervading sense of… Read more »