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”
Mission Impossible II, is it really the worst?
As you might know by now, I’m a big fan of the Mission: Impossible franchise. It lays close to my heart for multiple reasons, so the sole idea of a new installment had me excited, but it supposedly being one of the best action films in years and the best film in the series, made … Continue reading Opinion: “Mission: Impossible Fallout” (2018)
At its release, Wonder Woman got a lot of praise for numerous things. It was deemed to be the best superhero movie ever by some and others even thought that it had a chance at being nominated for an Oscar. Let’s just say that my expectations were quite high going into this film. Due to … Continue reading Opinion: “Wonder Woman” (2017)
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
As I don't really have the time to write a full-on review for each movie that I see, I came up with the idea to write short reviews, only consisting out of a couple of lines or just one sentence, for a handful of movies that I've recently seen. It's basically the last paragraph you'd find … Continue reading Shorties #1: “Snowpiercer”, “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”, “Black Swan”, “The Squid and the Whale” and “Blade Runner 2049”
The story of Dunkirk is told from three different perspectives: land, air, and sea. Each perspective has to tell the same story, which is all about trying to help the stranded soldiers on the beach of Dunkirk escape. The story is pretty basic, but the way it’s told isn’t, which I really liked. Dunkirk is … Continue reading Opinion: “Dunkirk” (2017)
The Raid is a simple story about a SWAT team that has been sent out to take down the infamous criminal Toma, who’s the owner of an apartment building filled with thugs. After the team has arrived and got into this tenement, they become trapped inside the building and escaping the building seems to be harder … Continue reading Opinion: “The Raid” (2011)