When a new superhero named America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) falls into the Marvel universe we know. Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Wong (Benedict Wong) must protect her from a threat who is trying to take her powers.Continue reading “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)”
Amleth (Alexander Skarsgard) was a young prince whose father was murdered by his uncle. He goes into hiding and becomes a Viking who is utterly consumed by his fury. After meeting a seeress, he sets out to complete his revenge and fulfill the vow he made to himself as a child: “I will avenge you, Father. I will save you, Mother. I will kill you, Fjolnir.”Continue reading “The Northman (2022)”
Nicolas Cage stars as Nick Cage in the buddy-comedy aptly named The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent. The character, Nick Cage, is an exaggerated version of the real-life actor as he struggles to stay relevant today. He reluctantly agrees to attend a birthday party for a fan named Javi (Pedro Pascal) and is recruited by the CIA to spy on him.Continue reading “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent (2022)”
Severance is a mystery show that follows Mark Scout (Adam Scott), an employee for the mysterious company, Lumon. He is severed, meaning that due to his job, his memories are divided into two parts – his work-self, called an “innie,” and his home-self, called an “outie.” This means that he cannot remember what he does at work when outside of it and when at work, he can’t remember what he does at home.Continue reading “Severance Season 1 (AppleTV+)”
Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) is a stressed woman who is not happy with how her life has turned out. On the way to an IRS appointment, she is unexpectedly tasked with saving the multiverse and must learn to channel her other selves in order to do so.Continue reading “Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022)”
The Oscars are now less than a week away and The Academy has made the controversial decision to not present all 23 categories live. I am against this decision, but I still have fun making predictions so I thought I’d share mine for this year.
Here is a link to all of this year’s nominations: https://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2022. I still have not seen The Worst Person in the World or Parallel Mothers yet.
I also want to underline how criminal it is that C’mon C’mon was not nominated for anything. And I’m rooting for The Mitchells vs The Machines on that Animated Feature Oscar.Continue reading “2022 Oscar Predictions”
Pixar’s Turning Red follows Meilein (Rosalie Chiang), a 13-year-old girl who is torn between being her mother’s perfect daughter and being her boyband-obsessed self. This is made even more difficult when she starts turning into a giant red panda whenever she experiences strong emotions.Continue reading “Turning Red (Disney+ – 2022)”
Licorice Pizza follows Alana (Alana Haim) and Gary (Cooper Hoffman) as they navigate their burgeoning relationship in the San Fernando Valley during the 1970s. Gary is immediately enamored with Alana, while she flounders with returning Gary’s affections and being mad at him.Continue reading “Licorice Pizza (2021)”
2021 was definitely a busy year for movies. Unfortunately, I haven’t had the opportunity to see any of the Foreign Language films currently in Oscar contention like Parallel Mothers, Drive My Car, The Worst Person in the World, or Petite Maman.
Honorable mentions go to Spencer, Passing, Luca, Shiva Baby, and Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It.Continue reading “Top 10 Movies of 2021”
Mass follows two sets of parents – Gail (Martha Plimpton) and Jay (Jason Isaacs), and Linda (Ann Dowd) and Richard (Reed Birney) – years after a tragic event, who agree to have a conversation together to try and reach closure.Continue reading “Mass (2021)”