I've logged almost every Curious George film, so I'm practically a certified cinephile right?
John Wick 2014
I'm sure we've all seen the memes that playfully jab at John Wick for being a movie predicated on a man going out on a killing spree because his wife and dog died and had a good chuckle about the absurdity of that concept for a movie. Because of this premise alone, I was immediately dismissive of John Wick as being another flashy and disposable action flick that only gained notoriety for that reason alone and was turned into a…
When I was told that Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 remake of Suspiria was vastly distinct from Dario Argento’s classic 1977 Giallo film, I never expected it to be this different. Aside from sharing an overall key plotline and most of the same characters, the two films are virtually distinct in every conceivable way with Guadagnino’s iteration in particular delving deeper into the psyche’s of it’s characters, exploring socio-political themes which underpin the entire narrative. This latter aspect of Suspiria is an…
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002
As someone of Greek heritage, this is my Black Panther.
The Batman 2022
The Riddler is a glorified Twitch streaming niche internet micro celebrity in The Batman and I'm all for it.
Robert Pattinson (aka Robat Battinbat) is easily the best Batman put to screen and it’s not even close. He’s able to convey so much emotion through subtle glances, eye movements, and mouth twitches. Hell, even his footsteps can be attributed to this performance. He rarely ever says anything, but you always know what he’s thinking. This is a Batman with a…