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Brittany Witherspoon

I am a Scientist by day and a pop culture enthusiast by night. I love sports, writing, reading comic books, and watching movies. But most importantly, I love spending time with people :)

The Lighthouse – Review

Director: Robert Eggers Starring: Robert Pattinson & Willem Dafoe Cinematographer: Jarin Blaschke On a remote New England island, two lighthouse keepers struggle with their descent to madness as they battle against each other’s presence. Robert Eggers, director of The VVitch, returns with this psychological horror that, at times, […]

SDiFF Opening Night Film Review: JoJo Rabbit

The 2019 San Diego International Film Festival opened its week-long celebration with writer/director Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit. If you’re like me and wondered how many times a film can get away with characters saying “Heil Hitler,” the answer is too many. But that shouldn’t stop excited viewers from […]

The Red Wedding: Insights from a Dejected Game of Thrones Newbie

(WARNING: the following article contains heavy spoilers from Game of Thrones S1-S3) Game of Thrones (2011-2019) is a television series that needs no introduction. It’s the medieval fantasy epic that has captivated audiences all over the world for its violent battles, plot twists and royal politics throughout its […]

The Best Movies of August 2019

Welcome to a new segment of Pop Culture Reviews! Every month, we’ll count down our favorite movies that have premiered whether they be original movies on various streaming services, those with limited theater releases, and even the big blockbusters of course! No matter the scale of the film, […]

INTERVIEW with Matthew Glave on FUNNY STORY

Matthew Glave is a versatile film actor who’s been in showbiz since the early 90s. He made his mark as the flashy jerk, Glenn Guglia, in The Wedding Singer (1998), he was respected as Colonel Scott in ARGO (2012), played the concerned father in Baby’s Day Out (1994), and was seen in Damien […]

FUNNY STORY – Review

When someone begins a sentence with “Hey! Funny story…” that’s exactly what we’re expecting – to laugh at an unusual circumstance or giggle at an ironic or unfortunate event that transpired. But in Michael Gallagher’s feature film, Funny Story, audiences can expect a string of laughs paired with tears and […]

Pokémon: Detective Pikachu – Review

Since 1995, Pocket Monsters have captured the hearts of millions around the world. More popularly referred to as Pokémon, these fictional creatures would go on to have a remarkable imprint in Popular Culture with frequent appearances in video games, trading cards, television and now, live-action film. Pokémon: Detective […]

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