State of the Franchise: Rambo

With Rambo: Last Blood set for release this weekend, we revisit the entire Rambo series in this installment of Cinema Smack’s State of the Franchise!

In Theaters Review: Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a great film adaptation of the popular children’s books from the 80’s and 90’s with its lively tone, likable characters, and eerie visuals. 

In Theaters Review: Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood

Quentin Tarantino’s new film, Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, is an aesthetically beautiful recreation of late 1960’s Hollywood but suffers dearly from the plodding second act of its bloated runtime. 

Artist Close-Up: Filmmaker Zach Lorkiewicz

In the second installment of Artist Close-Up, we interview Zach Lorkiewicz, the director and creator of Los Angeles artist collective, Count the Clock!

Stranger Things Season 3 Wrap-Up

Stranger Things Season 3 is a much more memorable follow-up to Season 2 with more of the drama, tenderness, and fun that made the first season such a phenomenon.