‘Encanto’ Beautifully Revives The Magic of Disney.

Growing up with both the Disney Renaissance and Revival Era of Disney Animation has provided a slew of magical memories and endless inspiration. With every new release, my family and I would go to our local theatre which has sadly closed and spend an afternoon lost in a world of wonder with a deeply moving … Continue reading ‘Encanto’ Beautifully Revives The Magic of Disney.

‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Perfectly Encapsulates Peter Parker’s Tragedy.

In a time where Spider-Man is at his most saturated with multiple versions taking up the mantle all at once, it's a genuine treat to look back on past iterations and examine them through a new lens. With 'Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse' and especially 'Spider-Man: No Way Home', grief seems to be a central theme … Continue reading ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Perfectly Encapsulates Peter Parker’s Tragedy.

‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’: First Impressions! (NO SPOILERS)

It is December 15th, 2021 and it has been a few hours since I experienced 'Spider-Man: No Way Home'. Chances are I will publish this at a later date purely for chronological reasons but these are my actual first impressions of the movie without spoilers. There will be a spoiler extravaganza later on in the … Continue reading ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’: First Impressions! (NO SPOILERS)

‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time… (For Me!)

As someone who just turned twenty, three weeks ago to be exact, and is feeling as lost as a child in a supermarket, this movie genuinely couldn't have come at a better time. Lin-Manuel Miranda's directorial debut, 'tick, tick... BOOM!' showcases the tragically short but magically inspiring life of Jonathan Larson. A man with the … Continue reading ‘tick, tick… BOOM!’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Better Time… (For Me!)

Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Should’ve Been A Miniseries, Change My Mind.

Starting off this review by stating the obvious, I have not read 'Dune' nor do I have any intention of doing so. No disrespect to Frank Herbert or this movie but if I wanted to engage with something that made me feel stupid, I would've gone back to math class. A Denis Villeneuve blockbuster has … Continue reading Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Dune’ Should’ve Been A Miniseries, Change My Mind.

‘Halloween Kills’: A Story Of Rage, Violence and Legacy.

It is Tuesday, October 31st, 1978. As Halloween night bounds the small town of Haddonfield with tragedy, Michael Myers lurks the empty suburban streets to find his way back to his childhood home. Despite the carved pumpkins and ghoulish costumes, nothing sends a chill down Haddonfield's spine like the news of the babysitter murders that … Continue reading ‘Halloween Kills’: A Story Of Rage, Violence and Legacy.