'Bones and All' is the new Luca Guadagnino film, he is once again reuniting with Timothée Chalamet for a very different movie this time around. A coming-of-age romance set in the eighties about two outcasts trying to make their way in this harsh world. The thing is, they're also cannibals and this is probably the … Continue reading ‘Bones and All’: An Aching, Haunting Romance With A Lot of Bite.
‘Bros’ Is A Very Queer, Very Safe Foolproof Rom-Com.
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.
Conan Gray: Superache | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
With the release of his debut studio album 'Kid Krow', Conan Gray cemented a special place in my heart with lyrics that spoke to me and music that helped shape the last few years of my teenagehood. I was able to vicariously live my teenage fantasy through his lyrics and melodies, especially at a time … Continue reading Conan Gray: Superache | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
It’s High-Time We Give Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky Their Respect.
Outisde of a few theatrical releases, the teen rom-com has found a new place on steaming services, Netflix having the biggest names in the genre at the moment with franchises like 'To All The Boys' and 'The Kissing Booth', Seeing as the more toxic movies in the genre get a lot of coverage like 'The … Continue reading It’s High-Time We Give Lara Jean and Peter Kavinsky Their Respect.
Miley Cyrus’ ‘Plastic Hearts’ | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
It goes without saying that an album is special when it makes you struggle with expressing how you feel about it because you want to do it justice. This is the case with me and Miley Cyrus' new album 'Plastic Hearts'. I knew how special this album was going to be but it never really … Continue reading Miley Cyrus’ ‘Plastic Hearts’ | REVIEW & Song Ranking!
Pure, Holly Jolly Rom-Com Delight | Dash & Lily: Season 1 REVIEW!
'Dash & Lily' is Netflix's latest young-adult book adaptation, this time coming from the book 'Dash and Lily's Book of Dares' written by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan. The story follows two contrasting personalities who feel very strongly about Christmas. Dash, a mildly pessimistic non-believer and Lily a very optimistic Christmas enthusiast communicate by writing … Continue reading Pure, Holly Jolly Rom-Com Delight | Dash & Lily: Season 1 REVIEW!
‘After We Collided’ Is Dangerously Irresponsibile and Toxic.
Whenever a movie like 'After We Collided' comes out, it's incredibly easy to look at it and dismiss it as another crappy teen romance and move on with your day. The thing is, if they were just harmless guilty pleasures then there wouldn't be a problem. Unfortunately the idea of being a mature movie for … Continue reading ‘After We Collided’ Is Dangerously Irresponsibile and Toxic.
“The Kissing Booth” Movies Broke Me | SPOILER RANT
Netflix has released the sequel to the problematic rom-com The Kissing Booth a few days ago. It's safe to say that no matter how cheesy or problematic these movies are, they have an audience. They have two easy demographics, the hopeless romantic tweens and teens and the film buffs who want to roast the crap … Continue reading “The Kissing Booth” Movies Broke Me | SPOILER RANT
A Tale As Old As Time | The Lovebirds REVIEW!
The Lovebirds is directed by Michael Showalter. It is a romantic comedy about a couple who is going through a rough patch but will have to work together to clear their names from a bizarre murder that takes place in front of them. It stars Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae. One of the latest theatrical release … Continue reading A Tale As Old As Time | The Lovebirds REVIEW!
Can a Rom-Com Sequel Work??| TATB: P.S. I Still Love You REVIEW!
To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You is directed by Michael Fimognari and it is the second chapter in the To All The Boys I've Loved Before trilogy which itself is based on a book trilogy. Now that Lara Jean and Peter are officially a couple, things should be going swell, right? Well … Continue reading Can a Rom-Com Sequel Work??| TATB: P.S. I Still Love You REVIEW!