Celebrating resilience, routine and an indie filmmaker who pulled off what so few could.
I don’t usually curse my lack of a Nintendo Switch console. Yes, my heart fluttered for Breath of the Wild, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate did elicit several… more
Sometimes the help needed to overcome a childhood of being afraid at imaginary things can come from an unlikely place.
What does a red panda in Tokyo, an editorial assistant in New York City, and – possibly – you have in common? Horrible bosses. Two Netflix comedies tackle the grave issue of power harassment in the office. One of them, unfortunately, ends up sending a problematic message.
There are many crimes to The Crimes of Grindelwald. It is a sequel that is Too Much – too many characters, too many subplots, and too many unneeded… more
What’s the meaning of Alex Garland’s 2018 science-fiction movie Annihilation? A lot of things, actually. And what it means may differ from me and you.
That’s probably not the answer you’re looking for. I’m not sure that there’s a true answer. When we talk about films like Annihilation, we need to accept that some films have multiple meanings.
I had pegged Crazy Rich Asians as Hollywood cashing in on stale plots and tropes that Hong Kong drama series had long wrung dry. Then I watched the movie and could not stop thinking about *that* scene.
The most interesting games, to me, are the ones that allow us to surprise ourselves. They offer moments of introspection; opportunities for us to glance beyond the veiled… more