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<i>The Farewell</i> is a gem that you shouldn’t overlook in 2019
Comedy / Drama / Films

The Farewell is a gem that you shouldn’t overlook in 2019

I’m completely blown away by the emotion, the beauty of directory Lulu Wang’s The Farewell. The entire premise is built on lying to a grandparent who’s sick, and actor Awkwafina made me feel every ounce of guilt, frustration, sadness and happiness. Her range in this film glued together the story, and there’s an authentic vibe felt throughout the … Continue reading

<i>The Lion King</i> is good, but takes a hit in the emotional department
Drama / Films / Reviews

The Lion King is good, but takes a hit in the emotional department

Director Jon Favreau was at the helm for The Jungle Book, which kind-of set off this recent wave of modern-day Disney adaptations. It was only right that Disney brought back Favreau for arguably their biggest property, The Lion King. I found this film great with its visual effects, singing and I loved the musical numbers! But there’s … Continue reading

<i>Midsommar</i> builds up to a disappointing pay-off
Films / Horror / Reviews

Midsommar builds up to a disappointing pay-off

Hereditary is one of the best, most effective horror films I’ve ever witnessed. It may be the scariest, too, so my anticipation for director Ari Aster’s sophomore follow-up was through the roof. Midsommar‘s screening started with a bit of technical difficulties, so I became pretty eager as time went by. Once we get through a very intriguing … Continue reading