Romantic comedies, you either love them or you cannot stand them. I would say I have a soft spot for them. There is something comforting about watching a heterosexual love story unfold from cheesy meet-cutes to dating montages to a one-sided breakup to grand gestures and happy endings. It's formulaic and safe and I love … Continue reading ‘Bros’ Is A Very Queer, Very Safe Foolproof Rom-Com.
Beyoncé: RENAISSANCE | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
The dread that filled me as I brought myself to write this review is almost as powerful as the hold this album has on me. The soundtrack to my life this past summer has been Beyoncé's seventh studio album, 'RENAISSANCE', which is also ironically enough, the first proper album that I've listened to from her … Continue reading Beyoncé: RENAISSANCE | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
‘Heartstopper’ Is A Joyous Reminder To Celebrate Our Queer Selves.
To escape into a world where you can live vicariously through its characters and live out the most joyous experiences and come out wanting to emulate that in your own life, is exactly what 'Heartstopper' has done to me. My immediate reaction after watching this show for the first time besides overwhelming joy and a … Continue reading ‘Heartstopper’ Is A Joyous Reminder To Celebrate Our Queer Selves.
‘Love, Victor’ Season 2 Does More Harm Than Good | SPOILER REVIEW
The fact that this is up a couple days after Pride Month genuinely is a coincidence but it may be on theme with this review. That being said, Happy Belated Pride Month to the LGBTQ+ community! It seems we have quite the mess to talk about when it comes to this season of 'Love, Victor', … Continue reading ‘Love, Victor’ Season 2 Does More Harm Than Good | SPOILER REVIEW
A Thrilling Night of Therapy, Drinks and Cake | The Boys In The Band REVIEW!
The Boys in the Band is directed by Joe Mantello and it is a new adaptation of the 1968 play by Mart Crowley. The story revolves around a group of gay friends who get together to celebrate a friend's birthday. However when the host gets an unexpected invite from an old friend who happens to … Continue reading A Thrilling Night of Therapy, Drinks and Cake | The Boys In The Band REVIEW!
The Wholesome Content I Needed | Love, Victor: Season 1 REVIEW
Love, Victor is a spin-off television series from the movie Love, Simon based off the Simonverse books written by Becky Albertalli. The show is brought to us by the same people who worked on the movie, Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker. This time we follow Victor Salazar and his family who just moved to Creekwood. … Continue reading The Wholesome Content I Needed | Love, Victor: Season 1 REVIEW
Rocketman – Movie Review!
Rocketman is a musical biopic directed by Dexter Fletcher and it tells the story of how a shy but talented young boy becomes the extravagant Elton John we all know. This movie gives us an explicit look at his life, from the highest highs and the lowest lows. It stars Taron Egerton, Jamie Bell, Richard … Continue reading Rocketman – Movie Review!
Book V Movie: Love, Simon
Welcome to the first Book V Movie post! These will be posts where I write about a book and it's adaptation whether it be on the big-screen or the small-screen. I will point out changes, which worked, what the source material did better, what the adaptation did better and more. As you can tell by … Continue reading Book V Movie: Love, Simon
LGBTQ+ Representation in Movies and TV.
Since LGBT Pride Month happens in June and I just reviewed Love, Simon I thought I would speak about the representation of the LGBTQ+ community in movies and TV. With the world now becoming more and more accepting of the LGBTQ+ community, it's no wonder that Hollywood is starting to introduce more movies and shows … Continue reading LGBTQ+ Representation in Movies and TV.
Love, Simon – Movie Review
"Why is straight the default?" Love, Simon is directed by Greg Berlanti. This coming-of-age movie tells the story of Simon who is struggling being in the closet and hiding his true self from his friends and from the world. It stars Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Keiynan Lonsdale, Josh Duhamel and … Continue reading Love, Simon – Movie Review