I'm not gonna do ALL of the list ideas I had for movies (since at the time of writing, I am still on vacation and can't look at all my movies), but I'm gonna do my best! Most Beautiful Movies: 10. Wonder Woman: 9. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2: 8. Star Wars: The Force … Continue reading More End of Year Lists: Movies
Discussion: Can Overrated Also Be Good?
I often find myself reading or watching something that has a lot of hype. Sometimes they meet my expectations, other times, they don't. But I usually find reviews giving them a low rating because they're "overrated". My question is: should the hype surrounding something affect the overall subject matter? Should the fuss ruin the experience … Continue reading Discussion: Can Overrated Also Be Good?
Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in Movies
1. Sophie Hatter, Howl's Moving Castle Subcategory: mental Sophie is from one of Ghibli's most famous movies, and rightly so. This film was gorgeous with its animation, writing, and characters. Anyway, Sophie dealt with low self-esteem from the start. She always compared herself to her younger sister, Lettie, who was obviously pretty and very popular. And … Continue reading Analyzing Women’s Strength in Fiction: Emotional Strength in Movies
Movie Review: La La Land
This is my first movie review! Of all the movies nominated for Best Picture at the Oscars this year, this was the only one I got to see. (I really wanted to see Hidden Figures too though...) And I have to say that I liked this movie. I liked it quite a bit. I will … Continue reading Movie Review: La La Land