Aurora Amidon

Aurora Amidon spends her days running the Great Expectations column and trying to convince people that Hostel II is one of the best movies of all time. Read her mostly embarrassing tweets here: @aurora_amidon.
Nope Explained Ending

The Ending of ‘Nope’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

At its core, Jordan Peele’s latest horror film is a shrewd commentary on Hollywood exploitation.

Donnie Darko Explained

The Ending of ‘Donnie Darko’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

One of the most complex portrayals of time travel in film history, the ending of ‘Donnie Darko’ is filled with clues and double meanings.

Fight Club Ending Explained

The Ending of ‘Fight Club’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

In which one of cinema’s most iconic final shots is more than just a bad-ass image.

Falling For Christmas

‘Falling for Christmas’ Invites Audiences to Fall in Love With Lindsay Lohan All Over Again

By Aurora Amidon 

In her return to the rom-com, Lindsay Lohan excels in a heartwarming, delightfully predictable Christmas flick.

Netflix All Quiet On The Western Front

Netflix’s ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ Is One of the Most Harrowing War Movies Since ‘Come and See’

By Aurora Amidon 

The newest adaptation of Erich Maria Remarque’s acclaimed 1929 novel sees war at its most chilling.

Mr Harrigans Phone

Another Lackluster Stephen King Adaptation, ‘Mr. Harrigan’s Phone’ Rings Empty

By Aurora Amidon 

Not a call worth answering.

Luckiest Girl Alive

‘Luckiest Girl Alive’ Is a Hasty, Disappointing Adaptation of a Popular Novel

By Aurora Amidon 

Netflix’s ‘Luckiest Girl Alive’ undermines an exceptional plot with rushed filmmaking.

Barbarian Explained

The Ending of ‘Barbarian’ Explained

By Aurora Amidon 

In addition to being a downright terrifying horror flick, ‘Barbarian’ shrewdly explores themes of abuse and trauma.

Barbarian Review

‘Barbarian’ Is a Relentlessly Terrifying Horror Feat That Will Keep You Guessing

By Aurora Amidon 

There’s one thing you can be sure of when watching this new horror movie: you have no idea what comes next.