Every once in a while, a movie comes along which takes over you within its first few opening minutes. A movie which captivates your mind and heart and gets you to care deeply about what it has to say. 'Minari' is one of those movies. Opening up with it's trance-inducing score and presenting it's deep … Continue reading ‘Minari’ Is As Complex and Layered As It Is Emotional.
Month: March 2021
Why ‘The Snyder Cut’ Feels Like a Bittersweet Victory.
While 'Zack Snyder's Justice League' is a testament to the creative vision and the true passion of the fans that supported it, it's release has left a bittersweet taste in everyone's mouth. Despite the success and overwhelming love it's getting from the fans, Warner Brothers has no plans to continue with this story. The chaotic … Continue reading Why ‘The Snyder Cut’ Feels Like a Bittersweet Victory.
quarantine feels, a year later.
Hi, Filmaholic here! Today, a year ago I wrote a piece called 'quarantine feels'. It was the first thing I had written since the pandemic hit and like most of the world, I was in a lethargic state, living on my bed with a head full of concern and anxiety. Fast forward to today and … Continue reading quarantine feels, a year later.
‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Is Perfectly Average.
When you finish a movie, there's a chance you might not know how to feel about it. Maybe you needed time or even a rewatch. However with certain movies, you get a clear opinion on the movie the minute the credits start rolling. 'Raya and the Last Dragon' is one of those movies for me. … Continue reading ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Is Perfectly Average.
The Grammys 2021: Disappointed but Not Surprised.
With the pandemic bringing us a creative wave of unforgettable albums and eras, this year's Grammys should have celebrated the diversity in both the musicians and the music itself. This year's Grammys did the bare minimum whether it was nominating BTS for just a single award or snubbing The Weeknd altogether. The one good thing … Continue reading The Grammys 2021: Disappointed but Not Surprised.
How ‘WandaVision’ Explores Identity In The Face of Grief.
As she steps into the black-and-white sheen of the sitcom she had just created, Wanda Maximoff enters a world of ignorant bliss, free from the cruel pain the real world had to offer her. A sense of unknowing relief washes over her as she meets with her true lover, Vision. Her soul broken down with … Continue reading How ‘WandaVision’ Explores Identity In The Face of Grief.
‘WandaVision’ Ends Not With a Finale But With A Pause Button.
Despite making these past nine Fridays something to look forward to, Marvel's 'WandaVision' has unfortunately ended. With the appropriately titled 'The Series Finale' airing yesterday, it's time to take a look at the finale itself and how it altered the overall quality of the show. Was it the finale you expected? Probably not. Did it … Continue reading ‘WandaVision’ Ends Not With a Finale But With A Pause Button.