I have never really fancied horror films too much as I'm a loud and proud, self-admitting "scaredy cat" but I do have a deep appreciation for the films that mess with your mind, aka, psychological thrillers. Black Swan, Misery, Nocturnal Animals, Ex Machina, Psycho, you get the picture. I guess, given my examples, you can say … Continue reading Why the “Cool Girl” monologue in Gone Girl matters
First and foremost, if you haven't seen this incredible masterpiece than I suggest you watch it immediately. A truly underrated film starring Miles Teller and JK Simmons in his truly deserving Oscar-winning role, that has become one of my favorites in recent years. Seriously, go watch it. To understand what I'm about to talk about … Continue reading What happened to the folder in Whiplash?
*spoilers ahead for the peasants who still haven't seen this 2004 classic* -- It was late at night, as I tossed and turned in my bed in which my 9 lb cat was somehow taking up most of the room, I decided to rewatch a classic from my childhood. Now, for those who truly know … Continue reading An in-depth analysis of the “Holding Out For A Hero” number in Shrek 2