Nothing like going to the cinema.
One thing about watching classic films: since they were released years and years ago, the only way to view them was on the small screen at home. Through a streaming service on my laptop or monitor was how I witnessed many of the greatest feats in cinematic history. Today that changed. I don’t even remember how I found out, but Park Chan-wook’s legendary Oldboy was re-released to theaters for its 20th anniversary. And for the first time today, I got the chance…
A masterful celebration of the Spider-Man canon.
There is so much to unpack in this absolutely wild ride that is SPIDER-MAN: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE. I remember when I first heard of Into the Spider-Verse and didn’t think much of it until it grew into one of my favorite movies of all time. The film set a ridiculous bar for Lord & Miller to match. It looked like an impossible feat. Somehow, some way… Across the Spider-Verse more than surpasses expectations and there is…
If I’m being completely honest: this is one of those films where I can’t find a single flaw in it but from an emotional standpoint am not as invested as I am impressed. That said, as I conversed with my friend about this film afterwards it’s hard not to appreciate it more and more. Wong Kar-Wai’s In the Mood for Love is one of the best achievements in art direction in cinematic history. It’s indescribable the unity you can feel between…