Do the Right Thing takes place in a neighborhood in Brooklyn on one of the hottest days in the summer. Mookie (Spike Lee) works for Sal’s Pizza and we follow him through his interactions he has with those around him. (Disclaimer: there will be spoilers below).Continue reading “Do the Right Thing (1989)”
The Lord of the Rings follows Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood), a young hobbit who finds himself in possession of the most powerful ring in the world. He must resist its temptation and destroy it before the evil Sauron comes back to life and takes over Middle Earth.Continue reading “The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)”
The Hunt revolves around a group of liberal elites who kidnap and hunt down conservatives who were conspiring about the event on social media which they decided to call Manorgate.Continue reading “The Hunt (2020)”
Cecilia (Elisabeth Moss) has recently left her abusive boyfriend, when she finds out he has died. But in her newfound freedom, she can’t help but feel haunted and she suspects that this is her dead boyfriend’s doing.Continue reading “The Invisible Man (2020)”
Portrait of a Lady on Fire follows Marianne (Noémie Merlant), a painter, who is tasked with painting a portrait of Héloïse (Adèle Haenel), a soon-to-be bride, but must do so in secret. Unexpectedly though, both women find themselves falling for each other.Continue reading “Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019)”
Memories of Murder takes place in 1986 and follows a murder case in South Korea that is based on true events. Detectives Park (Song Kang-ho) and Seo (Kim Sang-kyung) take different approaches in their investigation, but they must come together in order to find the elusive killer.Continue reading “Memories of Murder (2003)”
Birds of Prey takes place after Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and the Joker have broken up. With a hit now on her head, she is wanted by Black Mask (Ewan McGregor), but ends up working with Black Canary (Jurnee Smollet-Bell), Huntress (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) to protect a little girl named Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco) from this rising villain.Continue reading “Birds of Prey (2020)”
Just Mercy centers on Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan), a Harvard lawyer, who dedicates his career to fighting for people on death row. He moves down to Alabama and takes Walter McMillian’s (Jaime Foxx) case to try to prove his innocence.Continue reading “Just Mercy (2019)”
This year’s Oscars are less than a month away and with the nominations announced I decided to share who I think will win the golden statues this year. I will only be covering a few of the major categories. As of now, I have not seen these films nominated in acting categories: Bombshell, Harriet, Judy, Richard Jewell, and The Two Popes.
Here is a link for the full list of nominations, but I have listed the nominations for categories I am covering.
Let’s begin.Continue reading “2020 Oscar Predictions”
2019 has been over for a while now, but now that I’ve seen 1917 which is competing in the Oscars this year, I can finally release my Top 10 list. 2019 was truly a great year for film and I hope that 2020 and beyond will be even more diverse both in front of and behind the camera, and that we continue to support original films and new voices. Keep in mind, I cannot see every new movie released and there are some 2019 movies I have not reviewed.Continue reading “Top 10 of 2019”