Faruk Ateş

Comedian, storyteller, time traveler (in reverse). Product Designer and recovering software engineer.

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  • The Legend of Bagger Vance

    The Legend of Bagger Vance

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

    As simply a form of entertainment, The Legend of Bagger Vance is a fairly prototypical sports hero's journey of a golfing legend finding redemption and success through rekindling his love for the game.

    As a film about the role that a good coach can play in your life, helping you overcome your greatest hurdles and challenges, and succeeding on your own strength and skill at something deeply important to you, it is quite instructive. Will Smith's Bagger Vance is precisely…

  • Frozen II

    Frozen II

    A story about embracing vulnerability, the search for truth, and accepting our authentic selves. You’ll find yourself so comfortably at home with the familiar characters that rewatching Frozen (1) will feel bizarre for their distance from each other and themselves. Frozen II adds a wonderful depth to Elsa and Anna, Arendelle, and the truth behind the magic.

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  • Annihilation


    A breath of fresh air … is what you’ll want to get after this breathtakingly beautiful film.

    Annihilation takes a more cerebral and imaginative approach to science fiction storytelling, playing with interesting themes of mortality and our own humanity. It asks some great questions, poses some interesting thoughts, and presents it all on a platter of stunning visuals and captivating performances of its cast.

  • Spider-Man: Homecoming

    Spider-Man: Homecoming


    I just want to take every member of the cast and cuddle them. Or eat them with a spoon.