This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Bronson, Burning, I Kill Giants, Lone Survivor, and Pappilon (1973)
When Under the Silver Lake got mixed reviews at Cannes, I became slightly worried, though when YMS talked positively about it, I became cautiously optimistic. I really liked the director’s previous film, It Follows, the cast was filled with great actors, and the main premise seemed interesting; it had a lot of things going for it, … Continue reading Opinion: “Under The Silver Lake” (2018)
This article will have reviews of the following films in this order: Dogman, Faults, Mississippi Grind, Logan Lucky, and Alien. Once again, Italy delivers a fantastic film. Dogman is currently even one of my favorite films of the year, next to Fallout, Hereditary, and Annihilation. It’s a beautifully acted film, especially by the lead performer. Both with his … Continue reading Shorties #18: “Dogman”, “Faults”, “Mississippi Grind”, “Logan Lucky”, and “Alien”
This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Hereditary, The Florida Project, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., A Few Good Men, and We Need to Talk About Kevin.
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)
The first Mission Impossible is gorgeously directed, but it was this shot in particular that stood out the most to me. It makes use of De Palma’s trademark split diopter focus and it's composed in an interesting way, which is what I’ll talk about in the next few words.
Oddly enough, together with the Fast & Furious franchise, the Mission Impossible series has only gotten better as it went on. The second film is a bit of a dud, but the rest are all well-crafted films. Next to Star Wars, Indiana Jones, The Bourne and Mad Max, it stands pretty high on my favorite … Continue reading An Ode to the Mission Impossible Franchise
I’m a big fan of animation, whether it’s stop-motion, 3D or 2D animation, I’m all for it… except for when they’re musicals. Usually, I’m not the biggest fan of the songs, I find that the build-up to these songs isn’t particularly great and it always feels kind of odd why they’d sing in the first … Continue reading Opinion: “Anastasia” (1997)