Grace Kelly’s Oscar Winning Performance in The Country Girl

I wrote this review for The Third Wonderful Grace Kelly Blogathon! It’s an honor to participate and celebrate one of my favorite actresses. Check out the other submissions here! Two years before she became a princess, Grace Kelly starred in the 1954 film The Country Girl directed by George Seaton. The film is centered on her husband Frank, played by Bing Crosby, who’s given the … Continue reading Grace Kelly’s Oscar Winning Performance in The Country Girl

War for the Planet of the Apes Review: A Satisfying Conclusion to an Audacious Trilogy

Rise of the Planet of the Apes released in 2011 began the rebooted franchise that almost no one wanted. The result was a surprisingly decent blockbuster that pushed the boundaries of CGI. The sequel, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, astonished viewers with a visually engaging film grounded by strong emotional performances both by the humans and apes. Matt Reeves returning to direct the … Continue reading War for the Planet of the Apes Review: A Satisfying Conclusion to an Audacious Trilogy

Why Rosemary’s Baby is an Effective Psychological Horror Movie

In the 1968 film Rosemary’s Baby, young couple Rosemary and Guy Woodhouse move into an apartment complex to start a family. Soon after, Rosemary begins to suspect her and her unborn child aren’t safe around her unusual neighbors. As the film progresses, Rosemary suspects her husband is involved with the neighbors in a plot to take her child to use in their satanic coven. What … Continue reading Why Rosemary’s Baby is an Effective Psychological Horror Movie

Welcome to Box Office Poison!

Who Am I? That’s a good question! My name is Collin Harnishfeger and I’m currently a sophomore attending Bowling Green State University. I’m majoring in film studies and I haven’t figured out my major but there’s still time, right? Anyways, my entire life revolves around movies. I began to actively watch movies in my early teens and I found a sense of comfort with watching … Continue reading Welcome to Box Office Poison!