Category Archives: Essays

Losing interest in writing movie reviews because of sloppy Hollywood storytelling.

My “book and movies” blog is slowly turning into a “book” blog and I am not happy about it. But I am losing some interest in writing movie reviews. The cause is that with most newly released movies I am … Continue reading

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The ratio between movie reviews and book reviews.

I have been struggling with this since the conception of this blog. How do I make a blog about both movies and books without alienating people? Because I want to write about both. I love movies, and I love books, … Continue reading

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Top 5 movies that I had no interest in seeing this summer

Top 5 movies that I had no interest in seeing this summer The Secret Life of Pets Honestly, the animation looked bad. It looked like it lacked all inspiration. And not just the animation, the storyline and the characters as … Continue reading

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All Star Trek Films. A Quick Guide (part 2)

Click here for Part 1! With the release of the third Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond, of the new rebooted version of Star Trek, I thought it would be nice to look back at the earlier films. Maybe the … Continue reading

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All Star Trek Films. A Quick Guide (part 1)

With the release of the third Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond, of the new rebooted version of Star Trek, I thought it would be nice to look back at the earlier films. Maybe the new films will inspire more … Continue reading

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High-Rise (2015) Review

7/10 This could have been amazing. High-Rise is a perfectly made film, except that it is incoherent. Ultimately, it is tiring. Dr. Robert Laing just moved into an apartment of a new high-rise, and this high-rise is just about a … Continue reading

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Special Report: Hans Zimmer live!

Composer Hans Zimmer played his movie music in Rotterdam, NL yesterday, in front of thousands. He was happy to wear an orange belt for the occasion. Zimmer gave a passionate and personal performance and chose a nice selection of highlights … Continue reading

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5 More Things I Learned. (While attempting to read articles on film criticism.)

Recently, I learned that there is such a thing as an academic journal for Film Criticism. I browsed through the articles, attempted to dig through the academic language and I made some notes on the way, which I like to … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned. (While attempting to read articles on film criticism)

Recently, I learned that there is such a thing as an academic journal for Film Criticism, published by the University of Michigan. Not only that, but the journal has been rebooted and is now openly available for everyone, online. I … Continue reading

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Plans for my blog in 2016.

Hi guys and girls. After a couple of months writing and experimenting with blogging, I’m getting a sharper idea of what I want to do with this blog. About film reviews: I started in June, 2015, and simply wrote about … Continue reading

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