100 words or less: La Chinoise [Jean-Luc Godard, 1967]

La Chinoise is a film where the ideologies shared by the film’s leads aren’t necessarily the ideologies promoted by the film. The film isn’t wholly calling to overthrow capitalism, despite how pervasive this thought is in the film, but is righteously critiquing the manner in which the French left, with their infatuation with rising communistContinue reading “100 words or less: La Chinoise [Jean-Luc Godard, 1967]”

Oscars 2020: Who Were the Snubs?

I’m not too estactic with the 2020 Oscar nominations. While most to all nominees are deserving of credit in their respective category, The Academy could have very easily diversified the noms with the incredible year of film they were tasked in recognizing. I use the term diverse not only in suggestion to the identities ofContinue reading “Oscars 2020: Who Were the Snubs?”

On Aug. 5th a Mosque was Bombed in Minnesota. Trump Remains Silent

Here’s what we know. Earlier this week, the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minneapolis was bombed during a morning prayer. Thankfully none of the center’s 20 attendees that day were harmed but one of the mosque’s offices were damaged in the blast.

A Short Letter to Hollywood on The Female Character

I’m just going to jump right into this because I have a lot of content planned for the weeks to come. Dear Hollywood,  We need female characters of all colours and creeds who are grounded and relatable. Who can lose and get knocked down. Who can overcome adversity but still struggle to get up. WeContinue reading “A Short Letter to Hollywood on The Female Character”

Fictitious Future Fridays #3

If you haven’t already, feel fread to read the Fictitious Future Fridays #2 in order to participate in this week’s…… Now that you’ve chosen whatever location that magic spark has taken you and you’ve selected your tour guide, it’s time to face a crossroad in your journey. Whether you want to explore the galaxy withContinue reading “Fictitious Future Fridays #3”

Be a Kids Next Door

I was inspired by someone special to write this blog post….. “I wanna be a kid forever”. It’s a phrase that has slipped off most of our tongues. Back when he had no responsibilities, our imaginations ran wild and everything in the world felt fresh and new. Unfortunately, we all grew up and the beautyContinue reading “Be a Kids Next Door”

Fictitious Future Fridays #2

If you haven’t already, feel free to read the last Fictitious Future Friday in order to participate in this week’s The magic pink spark has taken you to the place you wished for last week. Not only does it have the ability to transport you across reality, space, and time but it also can tapContinue reading “Fictitious Future Fridays #2”

Fictitous Future Fridays

A spark of light falls from the sky and lands in some grounds near you. It turns out to be a glowing magic rock that has the ability to transport you across reality, space and time. You reach down and grab it. Where does it take you? Why have you chosen this place? My answer:Continue reading “Fictitous Future Fridays”

The +116 Films I Watched in 2016

In 2016 I watched 116 movies, possibly more, making it the most amount of movies that I have watched in a single year (beating 2015 by 30+ films). This year, last year I should say now, I revisited some favorites, watched a few classics, rewatched some films that I loved as a kid and sawContinue reading “The +116 Films I Watched in 2016”