Opinion: “The Shape of Water” (2017)

There are a few things I like about The Shape of Water, one of which is the story. It's a  heartwarming tale about a woman and a fish-man who fall in love, which was all wonderfully captured by Guillermo Del Toro. Guillermo Del Toro has made some fantastic films in his career, that all look … Continue reading Opinion: “The Shape of Water” (2017)

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A Year in Review

65 posts and 90 followers later, a year has already passed since I uploaded my first post to this blog. That post, one about Nocturnal Animals, was the origin of my blog. After having seen Nocturnal Animals I felt inspired to write about how the film brilliantly utilized color. When I finished writing it, I … Continue reading A Year in Review

Why Pacing is Important to Film Part 2

A couple of months ago I wrote an article in which I pointed out the difference between a fast paced movie and a slow paced film and also gave some examples of both kinds. After having finished Good Time and Big Little Lies, I realized that I wasn’t done talking about the subject. So here’s … Continue reading Why Pacing is Important to Film Part 2

Opinion: “All the Money in the World” (2017)

Ridley Scott has become a hit or miss. This one’s definitely a hit. All the Money In the World stars Michelle Williams as Gail, mother of Paul Getty III, whose grandfather is the richest man in the world. When Paul Getty III gets kidnapped in Italy, his kidnappers demand a lot of money. Everyone automatically … Continue reading Opinion: “All the Money in the World” (2017)

Shorties #4: “Fant4stic”, “Valerian”, “The Breakfast Club”, “Café Society” and “The Open House”

This article will contain short reviews about the following films in this order: Fant4stic, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, The Breakfast Club, Café Society and The Open House. 2015’s Fantastic Four had more than just one problem. Even more than four. The pacing was absolutely terrible and so was the directing. The … Continue reading Shorties #4: “Fant4stic”, “Valerian”, “The Breakfast Club”, “Café Society” and “The Open House”

Three Reasons Why “Home” Is Brilliant

Home was one of the best Belgian films I’ve ever seen. If not the best Belgian film I’ve ever seen. Here are my reasons why, but first a short synopsis. Home follows a group of teenagers, some of which have already had a troubled past, going through their daily lives. The film shows us how … Continue reading Three Reasons Why “Home” Is Brilliant

Shorties #3: “Paddington 2”, “Django Unchained”, “To the Bone”, “Fruitvale Station” and “Love & Friendship”

This article will contain short reviews of the following films in this order: Paddington 2, Django Unchained, To the Bone, Fruitvale Station and Love & Friendship. Don’t ask me how I ended up in a theater watching this film, but I’m glad I did. It’s an extremely well-directed film with fun and creative visuals that tell a … Continue reading Shorties #3: “Paddington 2”, “Django Unchained”, “To the Bone”, “Fruitvale Station” and “Love & Friendship”

5 Things I’m Looking Forward to in 2018

2017 was an amazing year in film. There were a lot of well-received original films, but we also got some great sequels. 2018 too looks like a promising year, there'll be a new Scorsese film, a new Spielberg film... Will it surpass 2017 in quality? I have no idea, but there are still some things … Continue reading 5 Things I’m Looking Forward to in 2018

My Top 5 Films of 2016

Yep, 2016, not 2017. There are still a ton of films for me to see that came out in 2017, (I’m pretty excited for Lady Bird, I, Tonya, Phantom Thread, The Post, The Disaster Artist, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, The Shape of Water, Wind River, Call me by Your Name and many more) that’s … Continue reading My Top 5 Films of 2016

Opinion: “Bright” (2017)

In Bright, we meet a likeable agent played by Will Smith, whose partner is an orc, played by Joel Edgerton. After a night patrol gone wrong, they end up with an elf, a magic wand and a bunch of mythical creators chasing them for that wand. The film has an interesting premise and it also … Continue reading Opinion: “Bright” (2017)