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
In The Women and the Murderer, directors Mona Achache and Patricia Tourancheau center women—the very demographic true crime is designed to appeal to.
Villeneuve’s Dune is a masterpiece for its crafting process, but references to David Lynch’s picture are sometimes too obvious.
In order to learn why an arguably outdated fanfic trope was resurfacing in the contact zone of popular culture, I dove into a vibrant trough of character development.
In My Octopus Teacher, documentary filmmaker Craig Foster models healthy masculinity by showing us a trusting, gentle, and emotionally fulfilling bond with an octopus.
I first saw Dear Evan Hansen on the Broadway stage. Apparently, I was so blown away by the magic of theater that I didn’t pick up on the questionable dynamics. The story’s clumsy handling in the movie brought those issues to light.
At first glance, one wouldn’t think John Carpenter’s cult classic would be a thematic double-billing – or that Free Guy would be worthy of being mentioned in the same sentence as They Live – but the two films of vastly different genres have more similarities upon further examination.
Gotham City Sirens needs a female voice behind the camera. So, on the chance someone from DC films is reading this, here are ten female directors who would be good choices for Gotham City Sirens.
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.
It’s good for your film viewing needs, but isn’t going to shake your world. Demonic is trippy sci-fi fun, and that’s about it. And that’s pretty cool.