My Problems With: Bitter Harvest, and Dramatising a Historical Tragedy

SPOILERS!!!!! This article contains spoilers for the movie Bitter Harvest. You have been warned.

I was originally going to separate blog reviews for my best and worst films of 2017. Continue reading “My Problems With: Bitter Harvest, and Dramatising a Historical Tragedy”

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My Problems with: The Toxicity of Fan Culture

So this rant was gonna take an entirely different direction originally. Continue reading “My Problems with: The Toxicity of Fan Culture”

My Problems With: The Problems with The Problem with Apu

I’m really doing this? Okay, let’s do this… Continue reading “My Problems With: The Problems with The Problem with Apu”

My Problems With: The Cowardice of Death Wish (2018)

Eli Roth is the textbook definition of ‘Speaks a lot, says very little’. Continue reading “My Problems With: The Cowardice of Death Wish (2018)”

My Problems with: Wonder Woman and Superhero Formula

SPOILER WARNING!!!!! I straight up spoil the everything of Wonder Woman, if you have not seen the movie yet, I highly recommend you do before reading this. You have been warned. Also minor spoilers for Captain America: The First Avenger.

I just want to clarify, up front, that I liked this movie. I don’t adore it, but I like it all the same. Continue reading “My Problems with: Wonder Woman and Superhero Formula”

My Problems With: The Changes in Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Adaptations are hard. Continue reading “My Problems With: The Changes in Beauty and the Beast (2017)”

“In Our World…” My Problems With Modern Movie Trailers and Marketing

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a race between the Resistance and the First Order to find Luke Skywalker.

Passengers is about a man who dooms a woman to live out the rest of her life with only him, after he is woken out of cryogenic sleep on a voyage in deep space too early for him to survive the journey awake and the loneliness drives him mad.

Collateral Beauty sees a man inconsolably grief stricken by the loss of his daughter that he writes to  love, time and death as if they were people for therapy, his friends find this out and decide to gaslight him by hiring actors to embody those concepts, talk to him, and edit them out digitally to prove to the board at the company they all work at that he’s gone insane and fire him because his inactivity is causing them to go under.

What do all of these have in common? Continue reading ““In Our World…” My Problems With Modern Movie Trailers and Marketing”