Luke Hicks

Luke Hicks is a New York City film journalist by way of Austin, TX, and an arts enthusiast who earned his master's studying film philosophy and ethics at Duke. He thinks every occasion should include one of the following: whiskey, coffee, gin, tea, beer, or olives. Love or lambast him @lou_kicks.
The King Netflix

‘The King’ Review: Timothée Chalamet Backs Down Tyranny for Netflix

By Luke Hicks 

Michôd’s latest period piece might not be epic, but its performances are.

The Laundromat

‘The Laundromat’ Review: Spotlighting Global Corruption Through a Keen, Comical Lens

By Luke Hicks 

“The world is just men hiding behind piles of paper.”


‘Joker’ Review: A Thrill Without Wit

By Luke Hicks 

The first worthwhile Joker since Heath Ledger.

Ready Or Not in-laws

‘Ready or Not’ and the Exclusivity of Insufferable In-laws

By Luke Hicks 

Remember that one time your father-in-law asked you to play a game? This is more along the lines of what he had in mind.

The Peanut Butter Falcon

Sailing Into Uncharted Territory With ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’

By Luke Hicks 

Nilson and Schwartz’s debut feature glows with its incredible ensemble, singular approach, and real world parallels

Hobbs And Shaw

‘Hobbs and Shaw’ Review: Delivers What It Promises and Nothing More

By Luke Hicks 

It’s less about the cars every time.

Yesterday Movie

‘Yesterday’ Confirms Our Suspicions: The World Is Worse Without The Beatles

By Luke Hicks 

You’ll likely never walk away from such a dull movie with a such a big smile on your face. Such is the magic of The Beatles.


‘Midsommar’ is Here to Save The Season

By Luke Hicks 

Wait, what’d you say about sophomore slumps?

Toy Story

‘Toy Story 4’ Review: A Wonderful, Peculiar, and Worthy Send-off

By Luke Hicks 

If you can get past the bummer that is the lack of an opening short, you’ll be glad you did.