Film Analysis

Rape and Revenge Films: Feminism or Fetishization?

While the majority of the genre is left unspoken about-- a guilty secret amongst film lovers— movies such as the popular French-American Revenge (2017), have brought the category into the spotlight, begging the question: are rape-revenge films empowering, or are they marketing off of female suffering?

Frances Ha and Female Friendships

If you were to take a moment and think of what movies teach us about female friendships, what would you realize? That they teach...

Rape and Revenge Films: Feminism or Fetishization?

While the majority of the genre is left unspoken about-- a guilty secret amongst film lovers— movies such as the popular French-American Revenge (2017), have brought the category into the spotlight, begging the question: are rape-revenge films empowering, or are they marketing off of female suffering?

Finding Happiness In Their ‘Desert Hearts’

Pride Month for any cinephile translates to immediately binge-watching any LGBT movies that are within reach. While it’s easy to focus solely on modern...

A Splash of Waters: Exploring the Theatrical Style of John Waters 50 Years Later

This year marks the 50th anniversary of John Waters’ debut feature, Mondo Trasho, which made his mark as one of the most provocative voices...

Personal Essays

A Splash of Waters: Exploring the Theatrical Style of John Waters 50 Years Later

This year marks the 50th anniversary of John Waters’ debut feature, Mondo Trasho, which made his mark as one of the most provocative voices...

Rape and Revenge Films: Feminism or Fetishization?

While the majority of the genre is left unspoken about-- a guilty secret amongst film lovers— movies such as the popular French-American Revenge (2017), have brought the category into the spotlight, begging the question: are rape-revenge films empowering, or are they marketing off of female suffering?

The Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift: Mythical Masculinity

There is something so overwhelmingly moving about the Fast and Furious series. I have spent many hours of the last few weeks trying to...

Euphoria; thoughts

After the surprisingly good Assassination Nation, I was excited to see with what will Sam Levinson come up next. His film blended social commentary...

film noir and the banality of evil

FILMS NOIRS AND HOW THEY EMBODY THE BANALITY OF EVIL Film noir is not easily defined. The term was used in France for the first...

Reviews

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men; thoughts

The Wu-Tang Clan was instrumental in the evolution of hip-hop music as we know it today. 25 years after their fantastic debut, Enter The Wu-Tang...

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

Who would have though that the Fast & Furious will become one of the biggest franchises with over 8 instalments and its own spin-off? Not...

Spider-Man: Far From Home; thoughts

Endgame perfectly closed the Infinity Saga. Spider-Man: Far From Home is both a lighthearted summer blockbuster and a respectable entrance to the new chapter of this...

Sound of Madness [Analysis of CLIMAX]

If you haven't seen CLIMAX, I strongly advise you to watch it knowing as little as possible to make your own thoughts about the film....

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is Great

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (or Godzilla 2, if you will) was released almost a month ago, on May 30th. It opened to fairly disappointing...

Sound of Madness [Analysis of CLIMAX]

If you haven't seen CLIMAX, I strongly advise you to watch it knowing as little as possible to make your own thoughts about the film....

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CHERNOBYL; thoughts

In 1986, a disaster at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant made the whole world shift its attention to that power plant, the city of...

Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men; thoughts

The Wu-Tang Clan was instrumental in the evolution of hip-hop music as we know it today. 25 years after their fantastic debut, Enter The Wu-Tang...

Godzilla: King of the Monsters is Great

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (or Godzilla 2, if you will) was released almost a month ago, on May 30th. It opened to fairly disappointing...

The Farewell (2019): An Exploration of Cultural Conflicts Through A True Lie

Within the past couple of years, the American film industry has become more aware of its influence on today's politics, especially when it comes...

In My Defense of Beach Party Movies

As the end of July approaches, moviegoers are enjoying the earlier summer blockbusters from May and June while anticipating the ones that are still...

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

Who would have though that the Fast & Furious will become one of the biggest franchises with over 8 instalments and its own spin-off? Not...

MA; thoughts

"Don't trust strangers." is a sentence we've all heard from our parents, and now Blumhouse studios released a movie seemingly inspired by this phrase....

Child’s Play (2019) is further proof why remakes are unnecessary

Child's Play © 2019 CopyRight All Rights Reserved. 2019 is the year of the reboots whether it’s reboots being announced or released, this year it’s...

Booksmart: A Re-imagination of an Archetype

"Good morning, winner. Take a deep breath. Good. You're ready to dominate this day. You've worked harder than everyone, and that is why you're...

Best Films About Apollo 11 and the Moon Landing

On this day 50 years ago, crew of Apollo 11 became the first people in history to land on the Moon. It is, without...