The Witch [Film of the Week #2]

What immediately captivated me about The Witch was its gorgeous cinematography. Wide shots of landscapes, accompanied with an eerie score, are scattered across the runtime establishing the film’s truly unsettling tone. Like the calm and unsettling nature of The Witch’s visuals, the horror elements of the film are subtle yet increasingly discomforting. Set in 1630Continue reading “The Witch [Film of the Week #2]”

Rogue One: A Star Wars Review [No Spoilers]

Rogue One (dir. Gareth Edwards) is the very first entry in the Star Wars franchise‚Äôs slated three film anthology series. Many fans, including myself ,were highly skeptical about how necessary it was to tell the story of how the schematics for the first Death Star found its way into Rebellion hands. Rogue One had toContinue reading “Rogue One: A Star Wars Review [No Spoilers]”

Mr.Robot > The Rest of Television: An Analysis of S02E10

From the very first moments of Mr. Robot’s sophomore season I knew that the show was heading into a realm that has yet to be explored on television. What I am currently praising the most from this truly brilliant piece of television is the stellar and visionary directing of Sam Esmail.