My Interpretation of “Annihilation”

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.

Shorties #7: “Annihilation”, “The Descent”, “Call Me By Your Name”, “Paradox” and “The Wrestler”

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”

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

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”

Why characters are important to film

This seems like something obvious, doesn't it? Well, turns out a lot of screenwriters don't entirely get their importance. There are plenty of films who have good characters, but they are outweighed by the ones who don’t. With characters, I don’t mean the amount of them there are. I’m talking about the character of the … Continue reading Why characters are important to film