In Pursuit of “The Next Right Thing”

The following does NOT contain spoilers for the yet-to-be-released Frozen 2, but does make predictions about the film's plot and reveals the lyrics of one pivotal song. Hey there. It’s been a minute. Yes, here we are again, another year nearly over, another resolution to blog more all but thwarted entirely. I thought I’d help … Continue reading In Pursuit of “The Next Right Thing”

Another Day of Sun: A Tribute to 2016

Well, that's a wrap on a pretty insane year all told. I want to look back at 2016, warts and all, the good and the bad. I'm gonna do so in the only way I know how: through a movie reference. My favorite film of 2016 was undoubtedly La La Land (Chazelle, 2016), and my favorite song from … Continue reading Another Day of Sun: A Tribute to 2016

Enter Die Antwoord; Exploring CHAPPiE’s Unique Soundtrack

Post written for University of Auckland course FTVMS 323: Popular Music on Screen I don't like Chappie (2015)- there, I said it. While I'm at it, I may as well get several more things out of the way: I don't like most of Neill Blomkamp's work. I walked out of District 9 when it was first released, a film which … Continue reading Enter Die Antwoord; Exploring CHAPPiE’s Unique Soundtrack

Paris, tu es de ma famille.

It's been a few days, and I know that everyone is aware of the situation that unfolded in Paris on Friday, November 13 in Paris. Not as widely publicized but equally as important are the tragedies that also befell Beirut, Baghdad, Japan, Mexico, and Kenya, overall resulting in a total of thousands of deaths around the … Continue reading Paris, tu es de ma famille.