What Is There Left To Say About the Cutting of One’s Gems? 

Though the title may be a misleading circumcision innuendo, I’m here to talk about a movie. This is not spoiler-free. You have been warned. It’s 2012. The break between fourth period and fifth is a little longer because the teacher for your next class has to walk a little further to get to your classroom.Continue reading “What Is There Left To Say About the Cutting of One’s Gems? “

Pull Up Skrr, Get in the Ride: A Hobbs and Shaw Review

Note: There are definitely spoilers in this piece. Just letting you know. Dir. David Leitch. Starring Dwayne ‘The Rock” Johnson, Jason Statham, Vanessa Kirby, Idris Elba.  Photo Credit: Universal. Despite the highly anticipated Sonic the Hedgehog film getting pushed back from it’s initial Valentine’s Day release, the Hollywood blockbuster machine has been relentless with cranking outContinue reading “Pull Up Skrr, Get in the Ride: A Hobbs and Shaw Review”

hereditary

I need an outlet to process all of my thoughts regarding this film because oh my goodness, Hereditary was something else. This will be a spoiler-packed review. Is this even a review? I just really need to talk about this. You see, I actively seek out horror films. I grew up being a real nerd about theContinue reading “hereditary”

demanding your silence: lol thanos really snapped

image credit to marvel It’s time to talk about Infinity War a whole month (or two) after it’s come out. At this point, I’m sure that everyone that wants to see it has seen it already so I can talk about this with as many spoiler bombs as I want! Spoilers if you’re one of theContinue reading “demanding your silence: lol thanos really snapped”

ocean’s 8

hi! I’m trying to ease myself back into writing about film. Or back into writing in general where it’s not about what goes on in my brain. here’s a nice and breezy one. spoiler alert.  also this gif (or photo if it comes out as a photo) or anne hathaway was one of my fave shotsContinue reading “ocean’s 8”

thoughts and first impressions: The Disaster Artist

EDIT: J*MES FR*NCO IS A FUCKING CREEP I HOPE THE GIRLS GET JUSTICE AND CLOSURE AND UGH UGH UUUUGH. And we’re back with a new Thoughts and First Impressions! I had the privilege of seeing this film ahead of its release at the Hackney Picturehouse as part of E4’s Slackers Club. I’ve also had theContinue reading “thoughts and first impressions: The Disaster Artist”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri

I have so much to say about this film, let’s see if we can fit it in under 2000 words. Hella spoilers. Just letting you know.  dir. Martin McDonagh starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson, Sam Rockwell What a baller ass film. This was the closing gala screening for the festival and I’ve been waiting all week toContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – The Shape of Water

I spent a lot of time sitting on a collection of posts because I’ve been so busy with university. But, if you’ve been here a while you’d know that I went to the BFI London Film Festival last October and had an absolute blast. I had the privilege to watch some films that won’t evenContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – The Shape of Water”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Downsizing

Oh this’ll be fun.   I don’t usually walk out of films. I’m not that kind of person. The last time I walked out of a film was Killing Them Softly; that Brad Pitt film no one really remembers. We left that film because my brother had fallen asleep and had school the next day. IContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Downsizing”

Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Funny Cow

I had seen this film right after Memoir of a Murderer. Quite the contrast. I think I missed the first three minutes or so.   image credit to gizmofilms Funny Cow is a portrait of a Northern comedian throughout the 70s and 80s. It chronicles her life from childhood to the beginnings of her career, and theContinue reading “Ari Goes To: BFI London Film Festival 2017 – Funny Cow”