Roma: Thoughtful Artistry in 1970’s Mexico City

Before watching Roma, it is best to allow yourself to enter the artist’s realm and forget you’re watching a film at all. This is a moving art piece of another time, a biography of people overlooked, containing something different from the blockbuster special or usual Netflix Original. When you envision yourself viewing within the art […]

The Modernity of Mary, Queen of Scots and the Fear of Powerful Women

If you want to witness the fear of men, give a woman a crown. Josie Rourke’s Mary, Queen of Scots does just this. In presenting a dynamic portrait of the formidable Mary Stuart, it leverages the contrast between the Scottish Queen and Elizabeth I, Queen of England, to illustrate that there is nothing more terrifying […]

Cinematography at Its Best: First Man Review

If the name Damien Chazelle does not seem heard, it definitely should. Following his two hit movies, Whiplash and La La Land, both nominated for the academy awards and, additionally, La La Land winning six Oscars, Chazelle delivers another movie following the journey of the first man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong. The movie First […]

Spine-Chilling Movies to Watch on Halloween

Tonight is All Hallows’ Eve, better known under the name Halloween. This night usually implies dressing up spooky, funny or any way one would like, and go to one of the numerous Halloween parties in town. However, for those who prefer the cosy and comfortable seat at home, a blood-curdling movie is a must to uphold […]

Review: The Movie “Venom” Is Poison for the Comic Book Legend

On the 25th anniversary issue of the comic book “The Amazing Spider-Man #300,” Sony Pictures released the movie “Venom,” which is the name of the villain in the popular Spider-Man series. Venom’s second on-screen appearance was highly anticipated due to the casting of Tom Hardy as the eponymous character and the attachment of Zombieland director […]