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!)
As the world's bravest artists revive synth, rock and disco, Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak took on the daunting task of reviving funk and soul and making it mainstream again. Three smash-hit singles later, the world waits in anticipation for the debut album which single-handedly united the "music isn't how it used to be" and … Continue reading Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak: An Evening With Silk Sonic | REVIEW & Song Ranking.
The insanity of being a Swiftie is realizing that even if you're a newer fan like me who joined during the 'Lover' era, this is already my fifth time experiencing an album release and let me tell you, it's a goddamn delight every single time. I can't be the only one who treats release day … Continue reading Taylor Swift – Red (Taylor’s Version) | REVIEW
Just like its two contrasting leads, Edgar Wright's 'Last Night in Soho' leaves you with two polarizing opinions. It's the type of movie that feels like it should be remembered fondly and to a certain extent does but it's also deeply flawed, so much so that it gets in the way of this becoming a … Continue reading Nothing Can Save ‘Last Night in Soho’ From Its Baffling Ending.