A Deeper Look at Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (2019):

Like many of you in the movie critique community, I was astounded at the unprecedented complexity and beauty of Bong Joon Ho’s vision in his latest film, Parasite.  To my great shame, when I first heard of this film and its plot in some dark corners of the internet, I thought to myself, “Great another […]

Joker: The Tragedy of Arthur Fleck

It is hard to not be transfixed by the perfectly flamboyant cadence of Arthur Fleck once he is fully morphed into the iconic anarchist we all have come to know. Though there is no denial that Joaquin Phoenix elevated this character to astronomical heights, the film itself, at its core, is concerned with deconstructing the […]

Pan’s Labyrinth: The Corruption of a Fantasy

Guillermo del Toro sets the tone of the film before we even get a glimpse of the opening scene. As a soothing lullaby is eclipsed by the desperate painting of our young protagonist, who is fiercely fighting for every breath until she ultimately succumbs to her wounds. And from then on, Del Toro does not […]

Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game- A Covenant of Silence

It is easy to forget the nature of man, and though we stroll amidst a mirage of the complexity of our creations, one truth remains. We are but walking beasts. And beasts we shall remain. Yet, this innate bestial roar is overshadowed by our greatest gift. Reason and Logic. Making our existence the ultimate oxymoron: […]

The Road: A World Bathed in Ashes

The road, at its core, tells a tale of complete and utter Bleakness. It portrays a world consumed by its own depravity, where brutality, rape, and cannibalism are simple tools for survival. Where the land is devoid of life and meaning, and the ever-looming question always present in every shot: is it worth to withstand […]

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Analysis

I remember very clearly the first time I watched the curious case of Benjamin Button, it was the first film that I had ever seen that stayed with me even after the credits ended. For days and days whenever my mind drifted from the monotony of my school day I’d wonder if life was nothing […]

Hereditary (2018): A Generation of Misery

Hereditary is a sophisticated portrait embroiled in a labyrinth of layers, each steering you deeper and deeper into despair as you are forced to look Into uncomfortable truths, and realize that perhaps horror has nothing to do with poltergeists or evil spirits, but the demons within ourselves. The Story The story starts rather grimly, as […]

The Tragedy of Red Dead Redemption

The age of the cowboy. A time where the elk ran wild in the plains of good old texas and civilization was being cultivated in these vast and virgin lands. It was a moment in time when lead did the talking and man was made or unmade by his own hand. This mythical and electrifying […]

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