The Devil Wears Prada is a fantastic example of telling engaging stories by building your characters through arcs, choices and changes. It’s a wonderful example of using very basic structures of action and consequence to help the audience connect to and grow with the protagonist.
The Danish Girl is a wonderful, thought provoking, uncomfortably intimate story of one Lili Elbe, and her discovery, acceptance and transition from being born a biological male, to being the woman that Lili was always meant to be. I highly recommend the film.
The concept of this film is well timed and unique, paired with a classic horror trope. The movie began strong, reaffirming all of my prior assumptions, but began veering off course fairly quickly. The horrors never stopped, but the more we learned of the characters’ traumas and their following troubles, the less I started to… care.
Bird Box wasn’t scary, intense, fresh or even entertaining. I was thoroughly underwhelmed and unimpressed by pretty much every element of the movie. The memes are funny, though.
I watched this movie back in 2018, and wrote the review a month later in 2019. I’m publishing it tonight to recommend it as a fun Halloween watch.
Everyone’s seen this movie, everyone raves about it, it’s fantastic, there’s no secret. Enough said.
10 Cloverfield Lane is a fresh new take on the sci-fi thriller genre. It’s worth a watch, but it’s also worth knowing what you’re getting into.
Fatherhood is a cute movie about being a dad, and a set of difficulties and obstacles one can expect to face as a single father.
Citizen Kane is one of the most studied and debated films of all time, and for good reason. I chose this movie to be my thousandth film watched because of all the discussion that had already occurred about the film. I wanted to see what a film worth talking about looked like after having spammedContinue reading “Citizen Kane”
Ben Hur is a testament to the soul of filmmaking. The sets, the costumes, the music, the acting, the cinematography, the dialogue, the story, the framing, the atmosphere. Every aspect of the movie was meticulously crafted and it was easily visible how hard the crew had worked on the film.