What Exactly is Happening in ‘Enemy’? (Debate/Theory)

The Denis Villeneuve directed, Jake Gyllenhaal starring mystery thriller Enemy shows a problematic clash when Adam Bell a history professor meets an actor who is his exact doppelganger. To everyone who has seen the film will agree that things are never quite as they seem and here we will debate the possible theories as to … Continue reading What Exactly is Happening in ‘Enemy’? (Debate/Theory)

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The Feminine Mysticism of Sofia Coppola: Mapping the World and Painting Protagonists

The Tree The sturdy oak tree with its dispersed branches, leafy exterior and firm roots casts a symbolic image of ancestry. The seeds of future are protected by the shade of its elder tree, making continued prosperity the family business. One of the proudest family business in all of Hollywood is that of the Coppola … Continue reading The Feminine Mysticism of Sofia Coppola: Mapping the World and Painting Protagonists

The True Meaning Behind Netflix Original ‘Before I wake’

Film has this amazing intrinsic quality of capturing the imagination. Unraveling our subconscious, and exploring the beauty of interpretation. No film has reminded me of such quality than the recent Netflix addition in Before I Wake. The movie is wonderful, staring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane as two grieving parents who after the death of … Continue reading The True Meaning Behind Netflix Original ‘Before I wake’

Who is the True Feminine Figure in Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’?

The Shattered Doll Preface: This is a short academic and critical analysis done on the the representation of Feminism found in Ibsen's A Doll's House. More specifically it was prompted to compare and contrast the portrayals of the two main female characters in accordance to my own definition of feminism. I decided that it would … Continue reading Who is the True Feminine Figure in Ibsen’s ‘A Doll’s House’?

Character Analysis: Comparing the Cops from Best Picture Winner Crash

Los Angeles, a city under the stars washed out by a raging fire upon the surface. For decades, the city has become a breeding ground for discussion on the ways in which race impacts our interactions with one another. Like moths towards a flame those looking for ways to explain or comprehend these racially perturbing … Continue reading Character Analysis: Comparing the Cops from Best Picture Winner Crash

Thoughts on ‘Cat Person’, The Trending Viral Short Story

Cat Person is a viral short story narrative by Kristen Roupenian published by The New Yorker.  The short story can be read here which includes an audio copy narrated by Roupenian herself. Cat Person began trending on Twitter and has erupted numerous responses. I thought who better to discuss this viral story than me "Kat" … Continue reading Thoughts on ‘Cat Person’, The Trending Viral Short Story