‘Big’ and Growing Up Too Fast

Big is a movie about wish fulfillment done right. A refreshingly sweet and funny film that is multi-layered with comedy, drama, fantasy, and a small subplot of romance. Plus, how can you replicate the charm of Tom Hanks as a big child? Looking at the films of today, I can’t immediately think of one that hasContinue reading “‘Big’ and Growing Up Too Fast”

Disney’s Galactic mistake with James Gunn

If you have been living under a rock, Disney and Marvel have been dealing with a fair amount of controversy and backlash in the last few weeks. After the firing of James Gunn over past controversial tweets, the wave of disappointment and anger has been coming from fans and actors alike. As this saga reachesContinue reading “Disney’s Galactic mistake with James Gunn”

Despite Criticism, a New Category at the Academy Awards is a Good Thing

The Academy Awards has been under criticism over the last few years for a variety of reasons. From opening up the Best Picture nominees to ten films to including diversity in the selection of award nominees, the awards have slowly but steadily grown with the current times. But one major gripe is the minimal mentioningContinue reading “Despite Criticism, a New Category at the Academy Awards is a Good Thing”

The Dark Side of the Fanbase

Fanbases are a great community to be a part of. You meet up or talk to people not just in your surrounding areas but possibly around the country or world that share your interests in a certain medium. Pop culture is a melting pot of people, no matter your race or gender, coming together toContinue reading “The Dark Side of the Fanbase”

Why So Serious: ‘The Dark Knight’ celebrates 10 years

There is no limit to the praise that can be given to The Dark Knight Trilogy. Out of the three, it goes without saying that The Dark Knight is the best film. In honor of the film’s 10th anniversary, I decided to revisit Christopher Nolan’s masterpiece to see if I felt any differently about the film afterContinue reading “Why So Serious: ‘The Dark Knight’ celebrates 10 years”

10 Years of Superheroes: My look back on the Marvel Cinematic Universe

As we stand one week away from the world wide release of Avengers: Infinity War, Marvel Studios’ Nineteenth film of this franchise, I’ve conducted a Road to Infinity War Marathon: watching all the movies from the MCU before the third installment in the Avengers series. While some movies haven’t aged as well as I thought,Continue reading “10 Years of Superheroes: My look back on the Marvel Cinematic Universe”

Meeting Edgar Wright at Awesome Con

As a movie lover and blogger, I have my list of directors that I like. From Steven Spielberg to Christopher Nolan, I find their work the most fascinating and knowing there will be a good story they are telling on the screen. They are the men behind the camera that brings the magic to theContinue reading “Meeting Edgar Wright at Awesome Con”

Surprises abound and an epic mix-up highlight Oscars

Well, I’m sure everyone has heard about the major Oscars flub that made Steve Harvey’s Miss Universe mistake look like a small error. But let’s not try and let that overshadow the rest of the ceremony. Overall, I think the awards were decent this year; Jimmy Kimmel did a fair job but I don’t expect him toContinue reading “Surprises abound and an epic mix-up highlight Oscars”

The Oscar Nominations, a few snubs, and the return of a hashtag

It is finally that time of the year again! The Oscars are coming to dazzle us on Hollywood’s biggest night on February 28th. Today, the official Oscars 2016 nominations list was released. Like all award shows, some of the movies should not surprise you, but of course, there were a few surprising snubs. I’ll coverContinue reading “The Oscar Nominations, a few snubs, and the return of a hashtag”