If you’re able to connect to the truth of the film in its simplest form, there’s a lot there to glean.
Ultimately, I think I do like where this lands with its “grifters are people too” message.
For movies that weren’t for me, I write shorter blurbs like the two below just to get out some overarching thoughts out there
In this video essay, I revisit the movie Noah for the first time it was released and view it with a much more open mind.
In this video essay, I discuss what it is about Inception that keeps me coming back over and over again, even 11 years after its release.
For such a seemingly inaccessibly film, so much of its metaphor and meaning is right there on the screen and easy for you to uncover.
It’s a middle-of-the-pack semi-original Disney outing that’s perfect to stick on Disney+ for the rest of eternity.
It’s a wonderful little message placed in a nice little action comedy that makes it the biggest, best surprise of the year so far.
In this video essay, I break down what made the first three Pirates of the Caribbean films so iconic and what happened to make the fourth and fifth movies sink.
Good action and sporadic chuckles do not a good movie make, especially when so much of what’s done cinematically is unmotivated.