The Shining + Redrum Gin Martini

Stanley Kubrick changed a fundamental element in Jack Torrance's personality for his screen adaption of The Shining : the man's preferred drink. Bourbon on the rocks is a solid go-to drink, however, in Stephen King's mind Torrance was a martini guy. In both renditions Torrance gave up drinking. For those who love a stiff cocktail, The Shining … Continue reading The Shining + Redrum Gin Martini

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The Handmaid’s Tale + A Blessed Evening

  Blessed Evening Recipe [Ingredients] 1/2 blood orange, juiced 1 lime, juiced 1.5 oz shot gin 5 fresh mint leaves 5 oz seltzer water [Directions] Muddle the mint. Add Gin and fruit juices. Shake. Top with seltzer. Praise be you don't live in Gilead!

The Florida Project + Orange Pineapple Strawberry Daiquiri 

If you've never struggled financially, you need to see this movie, especially if you believe in the phrase "pull yourself up by your bootstraps." The Florida Project is social commentary I cannot re-watch with abandon, like Get Out. There's little comedic refreshment, the pacing is sluggish, and as for the plot, there isn't much of … Continue reading The Florida Project + Orange Pineapple Strawberry Daiquiri 

The Killing of a Sacred Deer + Jäger Bomb

The Killing of a Sacred Deer is deeply unsettling. The film pulls at the deep philosophical conundrums of life by placing the protagonist in an unwinnable situation. Don't expect it to give you any answers to the questions it raises, but what it will give you is a night of insomnia. The Murphy's house goes … Continue reading The Killing of a Sacred Deer + Jäger Bomb