Happy 15th and 20th: Movie Birthdays
Nov 8th '18

Happy 15th and 20th: Movie Birthdays

We celebrate our birthday, therefore why shouldn’t we celebrate a movie’s release day, too? This originally started as a an in-depth article about There’s Something About Mary turning 20 this year. In my opinion, it is the funniest movie to be released in the last 20 years, though I would accept South Park: Bigger, Longer & […]

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

There’s been a lot of discussion of horror here at the Control Forever office over the past month or so. A Quiet Place in particular got a lot of us a little riled up with conflicting opinions, even though we all seem to have basically liked it. Even my dear friend Dyllan admitted the film was alright, […]

Jordan Peele is set to return to form with ‘Us’

Jordan Peele is set to return to form with ‘Us’

After waiting what seems like a lifetime, Academy Award-winning director Jordan Peele has finally announced his latest film, Us, via Twitter. Peele horrified audiences everywhere with his debut film Get Out, so undoubtedly this “new nightmare” will once again become a pop culture phenomenon. Although Peele is currently withholding almost all information regarding the film, […]

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. II: Anti-Hollywood Rebels

The Genre of Indie Films Vol. II: Anti-Hollywood Rebels

Last week I started down a journey, trying to figure out how the highly artistic independent films of the 1990s led to the rise of “quirky” indie films in the 2000s. With a bit of the history out of the way, we can take a deeper look at the image of the outsider and anti-Hollywood filmmaking that […]

Millennial’s Guide to Film // Why we love sad movies

Millennial’s Guide to Film // Why we love sad movies

I have always been a fan of indulging in a good tearjerker. At least twice a month, I will sit down and watch a movie with inducing waterworks as the end goal. I cuddle up with a bottle of Cab (to help thaw my heart), and Google “movies that will make me cry.” I generally […]

Millennial’s Guide to Film : Best Film Adaptations

Millennial’s Guide to Film : Best Film Adaptations

With the birth of Control Forever 2.0, comes the rebirth of your favorite outspoken millennial. If you have no idea who I am or what “Millennial’s Guide to Film” is, I am sure you are not alone. I just like to think that I built some sort of following that desperately missed my writing during […]

Psych Movies You’ll Want to Watch Twice

Psych Movies You’ll Want to Watch Twice

As a huge fan of the psychological thriller, there’s nothing better than a film that drives your mind insane. A movie that you leaves you spinning, unpacking the contents and causing you to rewatch the movie a second or possible third viewing.; or even better, there are those that can haunt you for awhile. Here’s a […]