Jordan Peele, Director of 2016’s thrilling and suspenseful movie Get Out, just released a movie that questions our psychology and the trust we have in others. Us is about a seemingly average family who spend their summer vacation in Santa Cruz, and are soon confronted and attacked by people called “The Tethered.” “The Tethered” are … Continue reading Review of “Us”: Jordan Peele’s Latest Horror Movie Depicts A Horrifying New Reality
A Disney theme park designer has released an idea that he has created for the Studio Ghibli film, My Neighbor Totoro. Before you read this, I highly recommend you watch this movie if you haven't already. It's a super cute animation film about two sisters discovering a forest home to magical creatures. Artist John Ramirez, … Continue reading Studio Ghibli and Disney?
While Ms Marvel may be making headlines, diversity in superhero comics is far from a new trend. Since comics like Batman, Spiderman, and the later adaptations of Superman, superhero comics have been about an outsider trying to fit into the world of the normal; however, not until the 80's did minorities start taking center stage … Continue reading Mr. and Mr. Marvel
I hope Chris Rock does not hold back. "Welcome to the 87th Oscars. Tonight we honor Hollywood's best and whitest – sorry, brightest." - Neil Patrick Harris This joke might just make a reappearance in the 88th Academy Awards this February. Once again, there is an astonishing lack of diversity amongst the nominees. Of the … Continue reading #OscarsSoWhite: The Reality Behind the Hashtag
I’m sure many of you have heard the news about Star Wars Land at Disneyland. While I personally have never gotten into the movies (no, I haven't watched the new movie, sue me), the creation and building of this new land has been very exciting for Disney fans like me. While this might be confusing for … Continue reading Star Wars Land: Coming Soon to a Park Near You!
Oscar season is upon us, and among the many films nominated for Best Picture is The Big Short. This film, starring Christian Bale, Ryan Gosling, Brad Pitt, and Steve Carell, tells the story of several men in the world of high-finance on Wall Street, and how they predicted the collapse of the housing market before … Continue reading Review: The Big Short
If you are not crazy excited for Captain America Civil War after seeing this trailer, ARE YOU EVEN HUMAN? (Actually, Inhumans would also be excited by this, so there's no excuse.) This is the biggest movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) to date. Two major superheroes, Iron Man and Captain America, are going head … Continue reading Captain America Civil War: A Quick Look At What’s To Come
Many believe European movies to be either weird or romantic. In most cases, this is true. However weird some of these movies can be, especially the French ones, some are really worth watching. Like Amélie, which is internationally recognized for it's cleverness and sweet view on life. And why should you watch it? Well first, you … Continue reading Why You Should Watch Amélie
This past week, Guillermo Del Toro’s film Crimson Peak premiered in theaters, which stars Mia Wasikowska and Tom Hiddleston. The film centers around Edith, a woman who marries a mysterious man named Thomas Sharpe and finds herself living in his haunted home. After seeing the film, there were some things I loved and some things … Continue reading Crimson Peak: What They Did Right and What They Did Wrong
Over the summer, a huge event happened at the Anaheim Convention Center. It's known as the D23 Expo, and is held every two years. Disney D23 is the official fan club for the Walt Disney Company. D stands for Disney, and 23 represents 1923, the year Walt Disney arrived in California. Every two years, an … Continue reading D23 Expo Recap