Does It Float?: JOBS

By: Addison Wylie Upon watching JOBS for the first time, I had a hunch that it wasn’t going to be received with a wide round of applause.  The film about the life and times of Apple’s Steve Jobs didn’t sugarcoat its subject, but the overall product took the form of a typical biopic. I believe movie goers were still riding off the hot licks of the award winning David Fincher film The Social Network.  I…


WIN a Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack of Terrence Malick’s ‘TO THE WONDER’

In celebration of Wylie Writes’ brand spanking new Facebook page, I’m giving away a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack of Terrence Malick’s enchanting To The Wonder courtesy of VVS FILMS and Touchwood PR. I’ve hailed To The Wonder, a film starring Olga Kurylenko, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, and Rachel McAdams, as one of the best of the year and an absolute pleasure to watch. I also plan on re-visiting Malick’s ambitious character study in an upcoming webisode of Does It Float?. The giveaway…


Does It Float?: Spring Breakers

By: Addison Wylie When I reviewed Harmony Korine’s Spring Breakers in March, I stated that “it may very well be this year’s most argued about film.” I still stand by that, and it’s bittersweet to do so. On the one hand, I’m right. On the other, there are still movie goers that react wildly negative towards Korine’s fever dream. However, just as many people are faithful to their opinion about Spring Breakers and even go as far…


Does It Float?: Texas Chainsaw 3D

By: Addison Wylie Horror movies usually guarantee fun at the movie theatre. Whether the quality of the movie is good or not, experiencing an eerie and tense film with a group of mostly strangers – who hopefully aren’t too gabby – is a riot. Everyone is witnessing the disturbing visuals and the scares for the first time making the overall vibe very exciting and relentlessly uneasy. However, some horrors have a hard time making that…