2018 has been far from stellar; Paradox was terrible, Mute was boring and Black Panther failed to amaze me, just to give you a few examples. I’ve only seen a handful of really good movies this year like Game Night and Annihilation, but now I’m happy to say that I can add another one to … Continue reading Opinion: “A Quiet Place” (2018)
This article will have short reviews of the following films in this order: Deadpool 2, Anon, Lady Bird, Bullhead, and Black Panther. With more fleshed out characters that have a well-executed arc and with better-developed humor, Deadpool 2 makes for one of the better sequels to have come out in recent years. It felt like a … Continue reading Shorties #11: “Deadpool 2”, “Anon”, “Lady Bird”, “Bullhead”, and “Black Panther”
Recently I’ve been really into watching horror classics. Last week I watched The Exorcist, a film that I liked, though it really took its time setting itself up, then I watched Jaws, who doesn’t love that one? And when I saw that the Blu-ray of George A. Romero’s debut film Night of the Living Dead … Continue reading Opinion: “Night of the Living Dead” (1968)
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)
This article will have shorts reviews for the following films in this order: The Dark Tower, 20th Century Women, Baywatch, Free Fire, and Dude. The Dark Tower was even worse than I predicted last year. The dialogue was truly atrocious and the directing was as bland as it possibly could’ve been. I don’t mind if … Continue reading Shorties #9: “The Dark Tower”, “20th Century Women”, “Baywatch”, “Free Fire” and “Dude”
After having waited for months for Phantom Thread to come out, I was more than disappointed to find out that they only played it across the country. Then, a couple of weeks ago, a small independent theater not so far from where I live played it for one week only. After hearing this news, my excitement rose and I went to see the film as fast as I could. The visuals of the film really spoke to me, not only did they look gorgeous, but the usage of warm and cold light and colors stood out, which is what I will be discussing in this article.
This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: 6 Balloons, Wiener-Dog, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Brick and The Emoji Movie Thanks to some fantastic lead performances, 6 Balloons is as good as it is. Dave Franco was incredible as a heroin addict and gave a very down to … Continue reading Shorties #8: “6 Balloons”, “Wiener-Dog”, “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword”, “Brick” , “The Emoji Movie”
When a discussion emerged between the producers about the oddness of Annihilation and one of them was very eager to change things, in contrast to the unwillingness of the director, who wanted the film to stay as it was, my skepticism slightly rose. On the one hand, I trusted in Garland but on the other hand, the test audience gave mixed reviews and it being sent to Netflix as a result, didn’t really seem like a good sign either.
This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Annihilation, The Descent, Call Me By Your Name, Paradox, and The Wrestler. As you might know, I was really looking forward to seeing Annihilation, and now that I've seen it, I'm glad to say that I loved it. The cinematography was fantastic, … Continue reading Shorties #7: “Annihilation”, “The Descent”, “Call Me By Your Name”, “Paradox” and “The Wrestler”
Richard Linklater is one of the best working directors today. He’s able to make some incredible films and hasn’t made a bad one in recent memory. He’s shown that he’s able to work in a wide range of genres, from comedies and romance films to straight up dramas and even mix those up to form … Continue reading Opinion: “Last Flag Flying” (2017)