Shorties #30: “Martyrs” (2008), “Oslo, August 31st”, “Man with a Movie Camera”, “Seven Psychopaths”, and “High Life”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Martyrs, Oslo, Agust 31st, Man with a Movie Camera, Seven Psychopaths and High Life. Dark and disturbing, though not necessarily scary, Martyrs (2008) subverts expectations time and time again by somehow managing to merge 4 different types of films into one. It’s quite the … Continue reading Shorties #30: “Martyrs” (2008), “Oslo, August 31st”, “Man with a Movie Camera”, “Seven Psychopaths”, and “High Life”

Superhero Double Bill: “Captain Marvel” and “Aquaman”

Recently two big-budget superhero films hit theaters; Captain Marvel and Aquaman. Aquaman got a surprisingly positive reaction from the fans, while Captain Marvel was, and still is, being bombarded by bad reviews from a bunch of people who can't get over the fact that Brie Larson wants more diversity in the industry. However, there have also been negative reviews concerning … Continue reading Superhero Double Bill: “Captain Marvel” and “Aquaman”

Shorties #29: “Dark River”, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”, “That Obscure Object of Desire”, “Triple Frontier”, “The Old Man and The Gun”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Dark River, Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, That Obscure Object of Desire, Tripple Frontier, and The Old Man and The Gun.

Shorties #26: “The Children Act”, “Wonder”, “Breathe”, “Mowgli”, and “Seagulls Die in the Harbour”.

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: The Children Act, Wonder, Breathe (Respire), Mowgli, and Seagulls Die in the Harbour (Meeuwen Sterven in de Haven.

Shorties #25: “Matrimonio All’Italiana”, “I’m Still Here”, “You Were Never Really Here”, “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn”, and “American Assassin”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Matrimonio All'Italiana (Marriage Italian Style), I'm Still Here, You Were Never Really Here, An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn, and American Assassin

Shorties #24: “Slice”, “The Yellow Birds”, “Spring Breakers”, “Outlaw King”, and “Ballad of Buster Scruggs”

This article will have short reviews for the following films in this order: Slice, The Yellow Birds, Spring Breakers, Outlaw King, and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs When you make a film that is set in an alternate universe, you have to make sure that everything in that universe makes sense, which wasn’t the case in Slice. Outside of … Continue reading Shorties #24: “Slice”, “The Yellow Birds”, “Spring Breakers”, “Outlaw King”, and “Ballad of Buster Scruggs”

Opinion: “Mile 22” (2018)

Peter Berg was on his way to become qualified as a good director. Ever since Lone Survivor, he’s made nothing but great films. Then Mile 22 came around; the not-so-surprising flop if you’d seen the trailer, but very surprising flop if you’d seen the director’s previous films. It was panned by critics and audiences alike, … Continue reading Opinion: “Mile 22” (2018)

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”

Opinion: “Apostle” (2018)

Here's another animated review, this time it's for Netflix's Apostle. It's decent. The review is a bit longer than my previous one, but then again, this one has around double the number of frames. Here's the review: And that's it. And since I didn't get any feedback last time let me try again 🙂 What did … Continue reading Opinion: “Apostle” (2018)

Shorties #22: Documentary Edition

I don't watch a lot of documentaries. I don't know why, but I'd rather watch a feature film than a documentary, though, for the past holiday, I decided to watch at least a few of them. Turns out they're quite fun. Here are a couple of the documentaries that I saw during my time off. … Continue reading Shorties #22: Documentary Edition