Rest in Peace to Screenwriting Legend Shinobu Hashimoto

“Life is brief. Fall in love, maidens, Before the crimson bloom fades from your lips, Before the tides of passion cool within you, For those of you who know no tomorrow. Life is brief. Fall in love, maidens, Before his hands take up his boat, Before the flush of his cheeks fades, For those of … Continue reading Rest in Peace to Screenwriting Legend Shinobu Hashimoto

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Is the She-Ra “Controversy” Really Just the Future of Marketing?

A beloved franchise is returning in modern times and is facing scrutiny from fans of the original. Also, in today’s news water is wet. Quite a few news outlets have already covered the topic, but I think I have the most bizarre hot take on this that you might want to buckle in. She-Ra is … Continue reading Is the She-Ra “Controversy” Really Just the Future of Marketing?

Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

When it comes to Ingmar Bergman’s 1966 film Persona I have absolutely no idea where to begin, and that’s kind of the beauty of it. For those who have not had the pleasure of sitting down to watch Persona, the film’s story revolves around Elisabeth Vogler an actress who suddenly goes mute. When doctors diagnose … Continue reading Remember the Classics: Bergman’s ‘Persona’ is Cinematic Poetics at its Finest

Why ‘Blockers’ is Everything Wrong With Movies

Blockers is the perfect summation of everything I find wrong with movies today. I’m sure most of you would jump in to say how Transformers 5 or The Emoji Movie would be a better fit for such a claim; I would argue that Blockers demonstrates how through shallow manipulation a giant turd such as this … Continue reading Why ‘Blockers’ is Everything Wrong With Movies

‘The Girl in the Book’ – Film Review

I can't believe this film has a 92% on Rotten Tomatoes. Feel free to disagree but I felt this film was a classic example of "good premise" and sincere intentions but incredibly lackluster execution. The Plot The Girl in the Book is a flashback narrative that focuses on a book editor assistant named Alice and how … Continue reading ‘The Girl in the Book’ – Film Review

Netflix You Suck! I’m Going To Miss You User Reviews

If you haven't heard the news, Netflix is removing user reviews from it's site and I'm Grr... angry about it. No more stars and no more comments on the movie and I for one am going to miss it. There are numerous reviews on my site in which I checked the user reviews to get … Continue reading Netflix You Suck! I’m Going To Miss You User Reviews

Red-Boxing – Which Rental Should You Pick Up? (Death Wish vs Red Sparrow)

Death Wish (2018) Director Eli Roth and Bruce Willis team up for an ill-received vigilante justice action movie remake. I understand why the critics response is so low because sitting through this one in the theater is probably a chore but this was like the perfect movie to half-pay attention to. There's goofy, kind of … Continue reading Red-Boxing – Which Rental Should You Pick Up? (Death Wish vs Red Sparrow)