Bong Joon Ho’s masterpiece, Parasite (2019) became one of the few international films to break into the American mainstream.
Twisting what seems to be obvious setups and frameworks is what sets the story structure of Squid Game apart. I appreciate that this narrative is complex but not complicated; an easy enough plot to wrap your head around while still treating the audience like an equal participant in this social commentary
By having two of its most beloved characters go to space in a Pontiac Fiero attached to a rocket, among other antics, F9: The Fast Saga overwhelmingly achieves the task of out-crazy-ing its predecessors.
Malignant is a roller coaster ride of slow-build scares, moments of wonderfully absurd camp, and explorations of autonomy.
At this time, there are 29 films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s epic multiverse of superheroes and villains. The MCU has become quite marvelous indeed, with Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings as the newest one. There are so many interwoven stories, themes, character arcs, timelines, and dimensions! In order to keep track of the MCU saga and figure out what to watch when, here’s a list of those that have come out — as well as what’s coming up! With links to the Incluvie movie – plus related articles and Incluvie scores.
Suppressed intergenerational family trauma and healing, warm welcome to the Marvel Cinematic Universe team, and Awkwafina’s humor really make this film the real MVP.
Marvel’s first Asian superhero film, ‘Shang-Chi’, deserves praise for balancing epic superhero action, a heartfelt family plot, and positive Asian representation.
“Candyman ain’t a ‘he.’ Candyman is the whole damn hive.” Candyman represents all Black victims of white supremacy, and this art form narratively conveys it in a succinct, adulatory way, the history of which is rare to find.
Though often underwhelming as a whole, Nevertheless is worth the watch because of the relationship between Sol and Jiwan. It is a stunning, refreshing take on the friends to lovers trope that LGBTQ media has been missing.
Indie director, Niki Caro (known for ‘Whale Rider’) directs the live-action ‘Mulan’ and sets another example of strong females fighting against gender inequality.