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
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