Shorties #30: “Martyrs” (2008), “Oslo, August 31st”, “Man with a Movie Camera”, “Seven Psychopaths”, and “High Life”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Martyrs, Oslo, Agust 31st, Man with a Movie Camera, Seven Psychopaths and High Life. Dark and disturbing, though not necessarily scary, Martyrs (2008) subverts expectations time and time again by somehow managing to merge 4 different types of films into one. It’s quite the … Continue reading Shorties #30: “Martyrs” (2008), “Oslo, August 31st”, “Man with a Movie Camera”, “Seven Psychopaths”, and “High Life”

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Superhero Double Bill: “Captain Marvel” and “Aquaman”

Recently two big-budget superhero films hit theaters; Captain Marvel and Aquaman. Aquaman got a surprisingly positive reaction from the fans, while Captain Marvel was, and still is, being bombarded by bad reviews from a bunch of people who can't get over the fact that Brie Larson wants more diversity in the industry. However, there have also been negative reviews concerning … Continue reading Superhero Double Bill: “Captain Marvel” and “Aquaman”

Shorties #29: “Dark River”, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”, “That Obscure Object of Desire”, “Triple Frontier”, “The Old Man and The Gun”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Dark River, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, That Obscure Object of Desire, Tripple Frontier, and The Old Man and The Gun.

Here’s a Cool Shot | Song of The Sea

Before the Cartoon Saloon produced The Breadwinner, they made another visually stunning film called Song of the Sea. It tells the story of Ben and his sister with whom he discovers that the fairy tales their mum used to tell them are in fact true, and now they find themselves on an adventure to save … Continue reading Here’s a Cool Shot | Song of The Sea

Shorties #28: “Shoplifters”, “Stronger”, “Donbass”, “Tape”, and “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Shoplifters, Stronger, Donbass, Tape, and Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Beautifully shot and acted, Shoplifters will first warm your heart and then shatter it time and time again. It’s a very loving story with dialogue that felt incredibly realistic. In … Continue reading Shorties #28: “Shoplifters”, “Stronger”, “Donbass”, “Tape”, and “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot”

Oscars 2019: My Predictions

It's that time of the year again where rich privileged people give each other awards and pat each other on the back for the popularity of their films and how much money they put in their campaign that propelled them to the awards. This time around, the award season has been a bit odd. There … Continue reading Oscars 2019: My Predictions

Opinion: “Velvet Buzzsaw” (2019)

Nightcrawler was an incredible directorial debut for Dan Gilroy and it featured a fantastic performance of Jake Gyllenhaal. His second film, however, was received less well and was perceived as boring by quite a few people. Still, when Velvet Buzzsaw was announced, I got quite excited, as he was teaming up again with Gyllenhaal and … Continue reading Opinion: “Velvet Buzzsaw” (2019)

Shorties #27: “Amadeus”, “Belgica”, “Widows”, “The Sisters Brothers”, and “Bohemian Rhapsody”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Amadeus, Belgica, Widows, The Sisters Brothers, and Bohemian Rhapsody. Amadeus is truly one of the best films ever made. The performance of Tom Hulce as Mozart was phenomenal, but F. Murray Abraham, who played his nemesis, was excellent as well. The film’s perfectly paced; … Continue reading Shorties #27: “Amadeus”, “Belgica”, “Widows”, “The Sisters Brothers”, and “Bohemian Rhapsody”

Top 5 Films of 2017

Yep, 2017, not 2018 Like I did last year, when I made a list for my favorite films of 2016 instead of 2017, this year I've compiled a list for 2017 instead of 2018. I do this because there are still plenty of films for me to check out that have come out in 2018. … Continue reading Top 5 Films of 2017