Blackbird (2019)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/I9kb6ZJre78 One of the hardest ordeals to ever be faced with is death. It is an event none of us are emotionally prepared for especially when it happens to someone close to us. On top of that is also the controversial issue of assisted suicide; an occurrence for those who are terminally ill and wish … Continue reading Blackbird (2019)

I Met a Girl

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pr_qM4lKsAI Throughout the years in film there have been numerous representations of characters suffering from mental illnesses: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Rain Man, Girl, Interrupted and Black Swan to name a few. The majority of the time we watch these characters struggle to cope with the reality around them but rarely do we … Continue reading I Met a Girl

5 Years Apart

https://www.youtube.com/embed/yZNI1tGIoT0 Every now and again something we watch on television or on the big screen has the ability to hit close to home. Everyone has a story to tell and it is no shocker when others can relate. As individuals we can feel lost and unsure of our decisions but there is comfort in knowing … Continue reading 5 Years Apart

Black Water: Abyss

The scariest moments in film are not always because of deadly slashers or a nightmare demon, it’s the scares that exist in our reality that can make us feel at our most uneased. Films like Jaws, The Ghost and the Darkness and Crawl used animals to instill fear in its viewers. The tension is built … Continue reading Black Water: Abyss

Summerland

At a time when we find ourselves to be at our most divisive and tensions built up all around us we all deserve to shut off from the world. Films will always have that power to transport us no matter what state we are in; with that in mind, it is stories of love and … Continue reading Summerland

Sometimes Always Never

Even now after watching so many films through the years every now and again I can still be surprised by a hidden gem. It doesn’t have to be a block buster or be littered with A-listers; it simply is a change of pace that catches our attention and charms us in the process. In my … Continue reading Sometimes Always Never

Exit Plan

Sitting on the edge of your seat, eyes glued to the screen and every moment passing you try to anticipate what comes next… films that fall within the suspense, thriller or mystery genres tend to keep the viewer’s attention in such manners. Through clever writing and/or directing we can be led down the darkest trails … Continue reading Exit Plan

The Jesus Rolls

There is a rolodex filled with interesting characters introduced to us by Joel & Ethan Coen, The Coen brothers: H.I. played by Nicolas Cage in Raising Arizona, Anton Chigurh played by Javier Bardem in No Country For Old Men or Marge Gunderson played by Frances McDormand in Fargo. My personal favorite would have to be … Continue reading The Jesus Rolls