The Dark Crystal rewatch

Last weekend the S.O. and I sat down to watch The Dark Crystal at his insistence, likely in response to Netflix's recent announcement of a prequel series. This movie obviously has a special place in many hearts and mine is one of them - I watched this movie around the same time I was also... Continue Reading →

Marvel’s Endgame

Hello, and welcome. Did you catch the premier? I did, and I recommend you brush up on the following movies: The AvengersCaptain America: Winter SoldierCaptain America: Civil WarDr. StrangeAvengers: Infinity War While watching all the movies is a great goal, most of us don't have time for that. These five should get you to a... 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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