Best films of 2018.

This is my fifth year doing my best movies of the year list; And each year that passes does not disappoint. I haven’t blogged in about half a year because I’ve been so caught up with different things. 2018 has been a year of big changes and busy times. Now that I’ve settled down into…

Okja review; Undying love and the sanctity of life.

Okja is a blockbuster type of film with equal amounts of tension and a stirring disquiet. This two-tone approach has come to define Bong Joon Ho’s work. His previous film, Snowpiercer, was lacerating in its social message of class and inequality and sacrificed nothing when it came to dark violence and brutal bloodshed. Delving into…

Book review #1: The Vegetarian

This is my first book review and it shouldn’t really be my first because I should have started this a while back ago! I love books as much as I love movies but I always take too long to read them. I have read a few good ones in the past year, so I figured…

The Handmaiden review; This year’s most depraved and beautiful.

The Handmaiden is one of the finest films you will ever see this year. It is rich with nuance, savagery and ravishing beauty. I have not seen Park Chan Woo’s most famous cult classic Oldboy. But if this is any indication, then Park is a genius. The Handmaiden is straight up badass. Adapted from the…

Train To Busan; Finally, a zombie film about humans

Train To Busan is the closest zombie film to date I’ve seen that transcends beyond the post-apocalyptic zombie genre. Finally. This one moves beyond the living and the undead to expose humankind’s nature;It examines the human condition in ways both rotten and redeeming. It bears little semblance to Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer. It is markedly less…