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  • Mission: Impossible

    Mission: Impossible


    The Mission: Impossible franchise is among my favorite film series for many reasons; I like the fact every film director tries to bring something new to the table, and put their own spin on the series. Making each film entry feel distinct from one another preventing the series from becoming stale. Another aspect I enjoy about the Mission: Impossible films is seeing the transformation of the Hollywood blockbuster over the years. Being a rare example where going bigger in a…

  • 1: Nenokkadine

    1: Nenokkadine


    Psychological stories are among my favorite forms of storytelling along with the Western genre, Samurai films, and martial art films. This is mostly contributed to personal preferences as these four type of films, if everything is done correctly, hit all my sweet spots of what I’m looking for in a film. Western films in particular I consider the genre to find the best examples of writing in films for in depth narrative, and character exploration while martial art films can…

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  • American History X

    American History X


    When films dare to tackle racism it can fall into a trap of just being offensive itself. How much racism and discrimination can one put into a movie before its message becomes lost? I can't be sure on that, but American History X finds a silver lining while flawed gets across its positive message.

    American History X is about a former neo-nazi skinhead trying to prevent his younger brother from going down the same wrong path that he did. The…

  • Cat Soup

    Cat Soup


    Cat Soup or Nekojiru-sou in its Japanese title is a lot stranger than its own name makes it out to be. It can be best described if you gave a loony philosopher, who just happened to love cats, some drugs this short film would probably be the result of what they see in their high. A series of abstract ideas presented in such a bizarre manner while seemingly nonsensical is alluring in its strange nature. It is very difficult to…