Oscars 2019: My Predictions

It's that time of the year again where rich privileged people give each other awards and pat each other on the back for the popularity of their films and how much money they put in their campaign that propelled them to the awards. This time around, the award season has been a bit odd. There … Continue reading Oscars 2019: My Predictions

Shorties #23: “The Breadwinner”, “Teen Titans Go! To the Movies”, “July 22”, “First Man”, and “The Other Side of the Wind”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: The Breadwinner, Teen Titans Go! To the Movies, July 22, First Man, and The Other Side of the Wind. With two beautiful animation styles, The Breadwinner tells us a relevant and emotionally touching tale about war, sexism, religion, stories as a whole and their importance. … Continue reading Shorties #23: “The Breadwinner”, “Teen Titans Go! To the Movies”, “July 22”, “First Man”, and “The Other Side of the Wind”

The Brilliance of “La La Land”

La La Land, written and directed by Damien Chazelle, who’s also made the musical drama called Whiplash, has gotten a lot of praise recently. Because of this, and the Oscars luring right behind the corner, I’ve decided to write this article. La La Land has been praised for numerous items: for its directing, acting, writing, … Continue reading The Brilliance of “La La Land”

Why camera movements are important to film

Movies are filled with them, most of the time just following our characters around sets, locations etc. These movements may seem to have no meaning behind them at first, but the camera itself can speak, figuratively, of course. They can show emotion, or even bring up the tension, which is what I'm going to talk … Continue reading Why camera movements are important to film