Marcel the Shell and Big Emotions (even if you’re only one inch tall)

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On is a 2022 indie stop motion animated film directed by Dean Fleischer-Camp and produced by A24, based on the trilogy of short films on YouTube by the same name. The film as of writing this sits at a 99% on Rotten Tomatoes and deservedly so. Marcel the Shell With Shoes On is a poignant and poetic film about appreciating … Continue reading Marcel the Shell and Big Emotions (even if you’re only one inch tall)

Perfect Blue, a Reality Unlike Most

So years and years ago I heard whispers of this anime horror film called Perfect Blue. A film supposedly so disturbing that you were basically guaranteed to be traumatized watching it. Its been years now and on my birthday in 2019 a friend of mine had bought the movie for me on Blu-Ray as at that point I was starting to explore director Satoshi Kon’s … Continue reading Perfect Blue, a Reality Unlike Most

Free Guy is Fun, That’s About it.

Free Guy, starring Ryan Reynolds playing himself is a fun, fast paced, funny film. It’s nothing special and is held back by a few things including the film dropping the ball on the reddit concept of an NPC in a video game becoming self aware and breaking his programming. Guy, played by Ryan Reynolds basically playing himself once again, is a non playable character or … Continue reading Free Guy is Fun, That’s About it.

Bo Burnham’s Inside, Wish Dragon, Luca, and Us Again, a weird sleepless night fever dream I won’t forget

So around 10 PM on June 19th, 2021 I just couldn’t sleep for some reason, so I decided to watch Bo Burnham’s Netflix special Inside because a good friend of mine had suggested it to me and showed me a few of his favorite songs. All I knew going in was a few of the songs, and that it was going to be all over … Continue reading Bo Burnham’s Inside, Wish Dragon, Luca, and Us Again, a weird sleepless night fever dream I won’t forget

Spiraling Into Madness with Spiral: From The Book Of Saw

So I’ve always been a big fan of the Saw franchise ever since I watched the first film as a kid. There was something enticing about characters being killed as a punishment rather than being lambs to the slaughter. The film’s idea mixed the philosophy of John Doe from Se7en and the menacingly mechanical monstrosities of Cube in a thriller film. That same film series … Continue reading Spiraling Into Madness with Spiral: From The Book Of Saw

The Mitchell’s Vs The Machine’s connected to me

During my time at home I have started watching movies a lot more, catching up on films and tv shows I had never seen before like Your Name, Weathering With You, Akira, and Justice League (both versions). As it turns out I was just biding my time until 2021’s The Mitchell’s Vs The Machines came out on Netflix and came swinging hard. The film formely … Continue reading The Mitchell’s Vs The Machine’s connected to me