I had accepted the nitrous not killing him, and started to ask why the friction doesn’t immediately grind him into nothing, but I stopped myself.
This might sound weird, but the thing Parasite reminded me of the most was Dark Souls. That game is always revealing new levels - not in the video game sense, but in terms of verticality. You start out in the middle, which is really the bottom of civilized society, much like the characters in the film. You're subjected to poverty and struggle, but you can eke out an existence if you're clever. After much struggle, you attain impossible heights, glimpsing…
“Never thought much about it, now I’m thinking about it all the time.”
That’s how I feel after these last few years. I always knew America was an unfair nation to just about everyone, but I let my privilege get in the way of really understanding how bad it is for too many people. I’m ashamed it took me this long to think about it.
Spike Lee has created an engaging, politically and emotionally resonant story, and he uses his…
Being that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse explores the concept of infinite parallel realities, perhaps it’s not surprising that it seems to have something for everyone: Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) is an adolescent Spider-Man struggling to reconcile his new gifts with his identity and his place in the world. Peter Parker (Chris Pine) is an idealistic young husband and grad student who would gladly give his life for his city. Peter B. Parker (Jake Johnson) is an older, tired, jaded Spider-Man…