Revisiting old loves: Van Helsing

Have you ever rewatched a movie and realized how much it shaped you? For Halloween, the S.O. and I were looking for a spooky watch. I don't really like horror in the gory sense, but I am into anything with vampires, werewolves, and monsters of various stripes, especially if there's some good action involved. While... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Infinite War, Part 2

This blogpost finishes up my analysis of Infinity War, previously started last week. Here we'll be taking a look at the stakes and the level of uncertainty in the film. Let's proceed. In the last blogpost, I talked mostly about characterization that needed to be beefed up to have made Infinity War connect for me.... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Infinite War Part 1

I finally got around to seeing Avengers: Infinity War. This movie is the latest Marvel installment in their current franchise reboot. They've done some really fun and amazing ones recently, but there have also been some major flops for me, including Dr. Strange and Guardians 2. For me, Infinity War fell closer to these two... Continue Reading →

Thor: Reconstructing empire

So here's a weird thing. I was really sick and high on cough medicine a few weekends ago and I happened to finally watch Thor: The Dark World (hereafter Thor 2 or The Dark World). Obviously, I was watching this movie well after having seen the glory that was Thor: Ragnarok, and it gave me... Continue Reading →

The Shape of Water: women and sex

I've had some time to think about The Shape of Water, which I saw a few weeks ago, and I have decided the thing that most impressed me about the film was not the beautiful composition, nor the aesthetic, nor, even, the commentary on how society attempts to break the outsiders among us into something... Continue Reading →

The Last Jedi

I loved this movie. And if you read this, it might spoil it for you. But hopefully you have made it to the movie already. Hopefully you have gotten to experience it, too. I've read a lot of Last Jedi reviews since the movie came out. A lot. And if you're recall, the day of... Continue Reading →

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