*I recognize the horrible comments and so-called jokes that David Choe has made and how horrible they are. The statement pushed by Yeun, Wong and creator Lee Sung Jin is incredibly disappointing. I do not stand by that statement or by Choe, I am purely writing a review for a show that I personally loved. … Continue reading a nonsensical, medium-rare review of netflix’s ‘BEEF’.
‘That ’90s Show’: Season 1 Is Nostalgic In All The Right Ways.
When a beloved franchise gets picked up for a revival or reboot, one of two things happens. Either the fanbase gets super protective and starts hating on the new show or they await anxiously optimistic and eager to meet with those fan favourites again after all those years. I fall in the latter group as … Continue reading ‘That ’90s Show’: Season 1 Is Nostalgic In All The Right Ways.
‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’: A Massively Fun Mystery Sequel.
The 2019 hit 'Knives Out' getting the franchise treatment may be one of the best things to happen on this miserable planet. I can watch Daniel Craig's Benoit Blanc solve mysteries forever. If it wasn't clear enough by now, the original movie is one of my favourite movies in recent memory. The announcement of two … Continue reading ‘Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery’: A Massively Fun Mystery Sequel.
‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Season 2 As Reviewed By a ‘Winx Club’ Fan.
They did it again, goddamnit. I swore I wouldn't watch the second season but here I am, seven episodes later talking about 'Fate: The Winx Saga' yet again. I mean I grew up with the original show, I love and adore those characters and the rich world Iginio Straffi created. I couldn't help but give … Continue reading ‘Fate: The Winx Saga’ Season 2 As Reviewed By a ‘Winx Club’ Fan.
‘The Gray Man’ May Be Unwatchable But It Has Ryan Gosling So I Watched It Anyways. (RANT)
After a hot streak of projects, Ryan Gosling likes to take a break from acting. During this time, he carefully chooses his next projects and comes out of this hibernation with another string of undeniably compelling decisions. After starring in 'La La Land', 'First Man', 'Blade Runner 2049' and 'The Nice Guys', four projects which … Continue reading ‘The Gray Man’ May Be Unwatchable But It Has Ryan Gosling So I Watched It Anyways. (RANT)
‘Stranger Things 4: Volume 2’ Had Me In Utter Shambles.
Pop culture hasn't seen something like this happen in years, it's a phenomenon. I got off from work last week and Kate Bush's 'Running Up That Hill' was playing only to leave and grab a bite at McDonalds where a remix of it was playing. It's actually incredible. I managed to get my family hooked … Continue reading ‘Stranger Things 4: Volume 2’ Had Me In Utter Shambles.
‘Stranger Things 4’ and The Hellish Trials Of Teenagehood.
Three years. We waited three years for a show to return to make us endure hours of unbearable tension, emotional manipulation, cheer-worthy moments and complete and utter devastation. Netflix's crowning jewel, 'Stranger Things' has finally returned to the forefront of the pop culture scene again with a mighty vengeance, making it the inescapable summer event … Continue reading ‘Stranger Things 4’ and The Hellish Trials Of Teenagehood.
‘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.
March ’22 // Movie Review Round-Up! (‘The Adam Project’, ‘Fresh’ and ‘X’)
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 // Movie Review Round-Up! (‘The Adam Project’, ‘Fresh’ and ‘X’)
Netflix’s ‘Cowboy Bebop’: The Frustration of Unrealized Potential.
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.