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”

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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 the Water, Wind River and many more) that’s why I think it’s impossible … 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)

Shorties #2: “The Wall”, “mother!”, “Ingrid Goes West”, “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and “Mayhem”

This article will contain short reviews of the following five movies in this order: "The Wall", "mother!", "Ingrid Goes West", "Fantastic Mr. Fox" and "Mayhem". This was a surprisingly good movie; the acting was good from both John Cena and Aaron Taylor-Johnson, the film was nicely shot, the directing of Doug Liman was really good. Liman … Continue reading Shorties #2: “The Wall”, “mother!”, “Ingrid Goes West”, “Fantastic Mr. Fox” and “Mayhem”

Shorties #1: “Snowpiercer”, “The Killing of a Sacred Deer”, “Black Swan”, “The Squid and the Whale” and “Blade Runner 2049”

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”

Opinion: “Before I Fall” (2017)

Ever since Barry Jenkins, the director of 2016’s Moonlight, announced on Twitter that this film was worth checking out, I was more than excited to see it. So I was naturally disappointed when the film didn’t get a release date in my country. We only tend to get big budget blockbusters in theaters and sometimes … Continue reading Opinion: “Before I Fall” (2017)

Why Silence is important to Film

SPOILERS FOR "SILENCE" (2016) "Speech is silver, silence is golden." Silence. A moment of loneliness or peace. A moment of calm or stress. Silence fills a void, silence is the void. Silence can have the same impact as music, but only more powerful than a three-minute song.  Silence in a song is also very powerful. Imagine … Continue reading Why Silence is important to Film

The Brilliance of”The Room”

The Brilliance of The Room. Yeah. You read that right. The Room, not to be confused with 2015's  Room starring Brie Larson, has become a cult classic throughout the nearly two decennia it's been around, but it didn't receive that status for the reasons you'd want your film to be a cult classic. In 2003 Tommy Wiseau wanted … Continue reading The Brilliance of”The Room”

Opinion: “The Big Sick” (2017)

“So, uh, 9/11…” Terry says “No I mean, I've always wanted to have a conversation with…” he continues while gesturing at Kumail "...about it. With…People” “You've never talked to people about 9/11?” Kumail asks “No what's your, what's your stance?” “What's my stance on 9/11? Oh um, anti. It was a tragedy, I mean we … Continue reading Opinion: “The Big Sick” (2017)