With the record-shattering hit single, 'Blinding Lights' released on the 29th of November 2019, The Weeknd reintroduced himself as the king of synth-pop. Through his hit album 'After Hours', he took the world over by storm with hits that dominated the radio and became instant classics. The impressive era lasted two years ending with the … Continue reading The Weeknd: Dawn FM | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
It's safe to say that we are entering a new phase of the slasher sub-genre as the new 'Scream' was released a couple months after the new 'Halloween' and a month before the new 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre'. While horror has taken quite the artistic direction in the late 2010s with what is now considered elevated … Continue reading Is ‘SCREAM’ (2022) The Requel We’ve Been Waiting For?
'Hotel Transylvania' isn't the number one result in anyone's mind when the concept of an animated franchise comes to mind. It is by far and away the most ridiculous and surprisingly expansive franchise to ever exist. Does it sell toys? Not at all. Are the movies financially profitable? Weirdly enough, yes but they ended up … Continue reading watching ‘Hotel Transylvania: Transformania’ so you don’t have to.
To re-enter 'The Matrix', 19 years after the original trilogy ended doesn't sound all that surprising nowadays, considering everything else is getting resurrected. The idea of the legacy sequel sounds superficial, using nostalgia to bait movie-goers to get a nice looking box-office result, that being said, when it works, it works like magic. With 'Star … Continue reading ‘The Matrix: Resurrections’ Review: Neo and Trinity Redux! The Matrix? Not So Much.
Growing up with both the Disney Renaissance and Revival Era of Disney Animation has provided a slew of magical memories and endless inspiration. With every new release, my family and I would go to our local theatre which has sadly closed and spend an afternoon lost in a world of wonder with a deeply moving … Continue reading ‘Encanto’ Beautifully Revives The Magic of Disney.
Just as the cinematic entries in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have formed their own formula, it seems that the small-scale Disney+ entries have also found theirs. With a highly divisive 2021, Marvel released a set of nine projects, four of them winning mountains of praise and the other five being dismissed with annoyance and disappointment. … Continue reading ‘Hawkeye’ Hits The Bullseye On The MCU’s Rapidly Growing Problem.
In a time where Spider-Man is at his most saturated with multiple versions taking up the mantle all at once, it's a genuine treat to look back on past iterations and examine them through a new lens. With 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' and especially 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', grief seems to be a central theme … Continue reading ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Perfectly Encapsulates Peter Parker’s Tragedy.
Just like Spike Spiegel himself, Netflix never seems to learn. After multiple failed attempts at live-action anime adaptations, Netflix thought to adapt the iconic anime classic that is 'Cowboy Bebop'. Seeing how the original anime only consists of 26 episodes and a movie, the legion of devoted space cowboys seemed to welcome this announcement with … Continue reading Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’: The Frustration of Unrealized Potential.
It is December 15th, 2021 and it has been a few hours since I experienced 'Spider-Man: No Way Home'. Chances are I will publish this at a later date purely for chronological reasons but these are my actual first impressions of the movie without spoilers. There will be a spoiler extravaganza later on in the … Continue reading ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’: First Impressions! (NO SPOILERS)
As someone who just turned twenty, three weeks ago to be exact, and is feeling as lost as a child in a supermarket, this movie genuinely couldn't have come at a better time. Lin-Manuel Miranda's directorial debut, 'tick, tick... BOOM!' showcases the tragically short but magically inspiring life of Jonathan Larson. A man with the … Continue reading ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time… (For Me!)