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  • Bride of Frankenstein

    Bride of Frankenstein

    ★★★★

    Hooptober 4.0, Film 25/31
    33 Films x 6 Decades: 1930s

    One of the most revered Universal monster movie entries, watching The Bride of Frankenstein makes it all the more apparent that Universal has no idea what to do with these monster movies anymore. How, exactly, is a Bride of Frankenstein remake supposed to be the second entry in the series? In this original take on the Bride of Frankenstein, it picks up immediately after the alleged destruction of the Monster…

  • Soylent Green

    Soylent Green

    ★★½

    33 Films x 6 Decades: 1970s

    Richard Fleischer's film is perhaps one that will play better with audiences now that we are getting closer to the year 2022. Though the world has not yet become overcrowded or polluted to the point that the film depicts, it is a world we nonetheless recognize as not being too absurd or fat-fetched. While critics in 1973 saw the world as too unrealistic, it is instead now a chilling portrait of what will happen…

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    2016 Ranked
    Top 100 Films
    Seen in Theaters

    Postmodernism is a film theory that suggests that there is nothing original anymore. If it could be made, it has been made and we are doomed to simply remake a once original idea in perpetuity. Postmodernism also includes ideas regarding nostalgia and hyperreality, positing that cities such as Los Angeles may physically be real, but are in fact, dream worlds that are not actually there. In Damien Chazelle's latest work and, dare…

  • Drive

    Drive

    ★★★★½

    2011 Ranked

    Forgive me father, for I have sinned. When I saw Drive for the first time in 2013, I had just finished my first film class in high school and was set to graduate from high school in a few weeks. Now, a week and a half removed from finishing college a semester early, it was time to atone for the sins of my youth. Unacquainted with good films at the time aside from the ones I saw in…