Dreamworks Animation has changed its image so much that it's gotten to the point where I was dumbfounded when I saw that 'The Bad Guys' was in fact, a project of theirs. With most of their recent movies being noticeably targeted heavily towards children instead of families, the company lost a bit of that instant … Continue reading ‘The Bad Guys’ Is Actually A Blast, I Swear.
Seeing Sonic The Hedgehog share the big screen with his brightly-coloured pals Tails and Knuckles, ready to fight against the maniacal Eggman played by Jim Carrey sounds like a dream come true and for better or worse, 'Sonic The Hedgehog 2' absolutely delivers. The problem, as there usually is one residing in these video-game adaptations, … Continue reading ‘Sonic The Hedgehog 2’ Is Bigger, Brighter and A Bit Much.
Is May 2022 literally starting this week? Yes, yes it is but goddamn it, I wanna talk about these movies and because of the chronological aesthetic that I want to uphold, this is going up now. I've wanted to review these movies separately and give them their own reviews but it's really not realistic so … Continue reading march ’22 roundup: ‘Fresh’, ‘X’ and ‘The Adam Project’.
We may not be in 2002 anymore but the new 'Spider-Man' movie just dominated the box-office and Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have just gotten engaged again so we're close enough. In those twenty years, however, pop culture hasn't really changed all that much, it has only adapted to the ever-changing times. What's interesting though, … Continue reading ‘Turning Red’ Is Certified Pixar Awesome Sauce.
What dawned on me while watching Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' is how we are experiencing a resurgence of proper high-quality blockbusters. Movies like 'Dune', 'Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse' and 'Mad Max: Fury Road' have all left an imprint on both Hollywood and pop culture. They evaded the rushing wave of disremembrance because they provided something … Continue reading ‘The Batman’ Is An Invigorating Explosion Of Style and Substance.
The only tale as old as time shown in Mamoru Hosoda's 'Belle' is that of a film struggling so deeply to find itself and what it's about. For a film that revolves heavily around social media and the line between one's real and virtual self, 'Belle' is a film that feels as though it is … Continue reading ‘Belle’ and Its Beastly Execution.
If the second season of HBO's hit show 'Euphoria' has achieved anything during its run, it's that for those eight Sundays, everyone was glued to their screens. In fact, the interest in this show only went up with each episode as the finale drew over 6.6 million viewers across all HBO platforms and honestly, I … Continue reading The Wildly Entertaining, Unrestrained Mess That Is ‘Euphoria’ Season 2.
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?
2021 quenched the thirst from the drought of the 2020 movie calendar with movies that reinvigorated our love for cinema, the theatrical experience and through that, the wonders of life. Returning to movie theatres, making wonderful new memories with loved ones and feeling that joyful sense of anticipation for cinematic events, this was the year … Continue reading My Top 10 Movies of 2021.