Noir: Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

WATCH! A somber and morbid film with eerie and pungent scores that suck you into a universe of despondent existence. Not only does Blade Runner 2049 seamlessly traverse from the original Blade Runner 2012, it also exacerbates the grimness of an ageing world where the city is only illuminated by gliding police aero-mobiles and colossal 3D and […]

Get outta here: Get Out (2017)

Although the premise was absurd when it came to its end, the tale told was quirky especially after watching it. Certainly it was an original narrative of innate adversities between Afro-Americans and White-American; the examination was close to cellular level. Get Out reminded me of the first episode of True Blood (TV 2008-14): surreal but entertaining. Chris(Daniel […]

Gemini: L’Amant Double (2017)

WATCH An enthralling, titillating and thrilling psychological drama that will have audience guessing to the very last minute, or gasping. The denouement, perhaps, is too orderly, but the journey is a kaleidoscope looking at a human mind, a veda-scope expanding views of sexuality and a microscope examining human developments. Et voilà, another puzzling piece written and directed […]

Lesbianism? The Handmaiden (2016)

WATCH! Don’t confuse this with Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale (film and TV movie) even though it might sound similar. This is from the acclaimed South Korea’s director Park Chan-wook, whose best known film Old Boy (2003) is now a Hollywood’s remake that retains most of his trademark violence and gore. But if you are unfamiliar with Chan-wook’s accolades, […]

Movie Review: Knock Knock (2016)

SKIP! Knock knock! who’s there? Two young girls soaking wet coming in from pouring rain at your house’s threshold, do you let them in to dry up? Evan(Keanu Reeves) had to make a split second choice, and he did after much hesitation. So he let them, Genesis(Lorenza Izzo) and Bell( Ana de Armas) in, and it was game over, a total KO. All […]

Movie Review: The Invitation (2015)

SKIP! Source: IMDb While we may prefer a film using deduction to develop its narrative, The Invitation used induction instead. Where one would write the ending first and worked backwards to conjure a story. Hence, only the last zoomed out scene mattered. But, the end didn’t justify the means, and our lost minutes. For one, none […]

Movie Review: Unbreakable (2000)

WATCH!(Qualified) source:IMDb By now you probably have figured out that Unbreakable(2000) is a prequel to Split(2016); the giveaway was at the denouement, when characters concatenated to form a series. At that moment, I knew I needed to watch Unbreakable(2000) to get a better understanding of a united theme director,  M. Night Shyamalan, was telling us.  Essentially Unbreakable(2000) was a film that […]