**There are some images that could be spoilers contained in this post, so beware if you haven't seen the film I just got done watching Lulu Wang's emotional, touching film, The Farewell, and I couldn't help but notice some similarities between some of the photography in this film and the films of masters like Kenji … Continue reading THE FAREWELL (2019) – Lulu Wang’s Masterful Use of Vertical Depth
Today is the day! The 92nd Academy Awards are tonight and I'm excited....a little. I'm usually amped up for the Oscars, so why am I only a little excited? Well, most of the major categories seem to be pretty well wrapped up, with the same actors and filmmakers winning award after award in the build-up … Continue reading Predictions for the 92nd Academy Awards!
Waves is one of the more aptly titled films I can think of from recent memory. Superficially, it refers to the film's setting near the beaches of Miami, FL, but thematically it signifies the ebbs and flows of family life and coming-of-age in times of hardship. The first part of the film is about Tyler … Continue reading WAVES (2019)