[Header Image: Elsie Fisher as Kayla Day | A24]
“But it’s like, being yourself is, like, not changing yourself to impress someone else.”
I’ve been waiting so long to see this movie and thanks to an eight hour flight I took recently, I finally got to!
Eighth Grade follows Kayla Day (Elsie Fisher) throughout her last days before she starts high school. Along the way we see that she has her own youtube channel and while everyone at school believes she’s quiet, Kayla thinks she’s actually quite talkative and even a little outgoing when you get to know her.
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[Header Image: Alex Hibbert as Child Chiron/Little | A24}
I’m incredibly late to the game with this one but it’s been a little over two weeks since I watched Moonlight for the first time and I can’t stop thinking about it. It had been on my list to watch ever since it came out and I’m kicking myself that it took so long. I knew it was going to be good – all of the talk surrounding it as well as the awards and whatnot were telling enough – but I wasn’t expecting it to be that good. It’s impossible not to be a little in awe and I honestly don’t know if the current haze I’m living in will ever go away. Every time it seems that my brain is going to focus on someting else, I suddenly start thinking about this movie. It really is something else.
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[Header Image: Elle Fanning as Grace, and Peter Dinklage as Del | Momentum Pictures]
Honestly, I’m a little torn by this movie. There was so much I loved about it but then there were other things that could have been far better. That being said, I Think We’re Alone Now was an anticipated release for me and overall it didn’t disappoint. I’m curious to come back to it in a few months (or perhaps longer) and see how it sits after a rewatch. I suspect that it’ll be one of those movies that I keep thinking back to and my fondness will grow over time.
[Header Image: Sony Pictures Releasing]
This movie deserves all the hype it got and then some. Although I knew what this movie was about I was mostly interested in the format. I wanted to see how the editing would be and if it worked for the entire thing. I’ve seen other movies with a similar format but there was something very different about Searching.
Ever since this movie was announced I was curious to see it. The original movies with Angelina Jolie are two of my favourites and one of the first games I ever remember playing was a Tomb Raider one. So I knew, at the very least, that I would have a good time watching this. However, I missed my chance when it was in theatres until I recently found that it had been put onto Netflix UK.
At the end of 2018, Netflix dropped Bandersnatch which is an interactive film from the Black Mirror anthology. It follows Stefan Butler (played by Fionn Whitehead) who, in 1984, is trying to adapt a dark fantasy novel into a video game. Along the way you, the viewer, have to make decisions to direct Stefan’s path toward one of the multiple endings.
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