Category Archive: Movies

Star Wars Episode 1 – You Don’t Need to be a Fan to Know this is Bad

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I watched a Star Wars movie for the first time only 1 week ago. Don’t ask me what rock I have been living under, or what kind of meaningless existence I have been… Continue reading

A Great Beginning for Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Netflix’s A Series of Unfortunate Events is an adaptation done right. The eight 50 minute episodes remain somewhat faithful to the children’s novels. This is not surprising as Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket), the author… Continue reading

Splatter (2009) Review: It’s not the most embarrassing thing Corey Feldman has done. 

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It’s Halloween, which means you can now binge watch the goriest, dumbest, objectively bad horror movies you can find on Netflix under the guise of being “festive”. As a veteran of the swampy… Continue reading

Boundary of Emptiness, Garden of Sinners, and finding meaning in titles

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Introduction When I first watched The Garden of Sinners (Kara no Kyoukai), I loved the animation and the soundtrack, but thought the themes and storytelling were an incoherent mess. Yet I could not… Continue reading

Deadpool: The Rated-R Superstar

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You know those rare moments when all the right pieces of a thousand piece puzzle fit together to create a beautiful picture of a sunset or a cute puppy running in the grass… Continue reading

Romantic Comedy Recommendations

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“Romantic Comedy” as a genre has developed a bit of a bad reputation. Romantic comedies are often thought to be formulaic, idealistic, and pandering. Generally, this genre is considered uninspired and even tedious… Continue reading

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Review

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*Note: This review is largely spoiler-free, but does contain minor plot details* Star Wars: The Force Awakens is one of the most anticipated film releases of all time. It wouldn’t be an overstatement… Continue reading

Suicide Club and Self-Discovery (2002)

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A while back, I watched a rather intriguing Japanese horror film called “Suicide Club”. The plot centers around an impending wave of mass suicides that threaten Japanese society, creating a sense of mystery… Continue reading

Where does Daniel Fit In?

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With the release of SPECTRE on November 5th, the James Bond series now comprises 24 films spanning 53 years with a total run-time of 53 hours. These impressive stats have raised many questions… Continue reading