The Irresistible Appeal of Culinary Courtship in Film Possibly one of the most sickeningly cute and underrated movie tropes is when the protagonist or love interest cooks for the other -- this can be seen in a variety of genres, but all possess the same warm, fuzzy feeling. It's most special when the character cooks … Continue reading The Tastiest RomCom Trope
How 'Bill & Ted' Sparks Joy The most bodacious Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure celebrated its 30th anniversary this month (February 17th to be exact) and I took it upon myself to express exactly how the iconic sci-fi comedy film has continued to spark joy throughout the years. Full Article As a massive Keanu Reeves … Continue reading How ‘Bill & Ted’ Sparks Joy 30 Years Later
The My Dinner with Hervé Composer Shares His Experience Working on Such an Intense Project Full Article British composer David Norland has worked on a lot of interesting films and television series in the past, often creating music alongside director Sacha Gervasi (Hitchcock, November Criminals). The two are longtime friends, so it was only logical … Continue reading Interview with Film and TV Composer David Norland
Make Lois Lane brunette again you cowards! Full Article Kidding, I really do love Amy Adams. But I also can't get the amazing idea of an Asian or black actress portraying the plucky reporter out of my head. It would be the first time we had a WOC Lois Lane, at least in a live-action … Continue reading Editorial: Superman and Lois Lane to Join the CW’s Annual DC Crossover Event
Article Link Fans of musicals and streamlined cinematography rejoice! Wes Anderson, thankfully returning to live-action following his somewhat problematic film Isle of Dogs, has a treat in store for us. For the first time ever in his career, he will be making a movie-musical in what is sure to be one of the most iconic … Continue reading Wes Anderson’s Next Movie Will be a Musical Set in Post-WWII France
Full article here Ever heard of the World Soundtrack Academy? Neither had I, until recently. The WSA's mission is to recognize the unsung hero (so to speak) of film -- the music. And man was it a great year for movie music. The institution holds an annual World Soundtrack Awards, and this year's nominees have … Continue reading Are These the Best Movie Soundtracks of 2018?
A good story is hard to come by these days. In his video essay, Jack's Movie Reviews discusses what exactly makes the film Seven Samurai Akira Kurosawa's greatest achievement. I go further into looking at how its masterful screenplay leans so heavily on things like its actors, each character's memorable presentation, and the overall structure … Continue reading ‘Seven Samurai’ is a Perfect Movie and Here’s Why