DISCLAIMER: Contains major spoilers for Annihilation and disturbing images. Annihilation is a 2018 film directed and written by Alex Garland. Based on the 2014 novel of the same name, it follows the journey of five scientists exploring into a mysterious zone called ‘the Shimmer’ caused by an extraterrestrial being. Science-fiction is a fascinating genre. It … Continue reading Annihilation: A journey of self-destruction
I. Love. Stories. And I’ve always loved them. Ever since I was a little kid, I would read countless books since it was my only real way of escaping reality. That new, thrilling experience of entering a new world of monsters, gods, wizards, was always just so enrapturing. As time went on, I discovered new … Continue reading Why Movies Are My Favorite Storytelling Medium
Many book-to-movie adaptations have been the topic of heated debates for years. Passionate fans of novels, trilogies, and series have often been met with disappointment in the film counterpart-and understandably so. Seeing the story that’s stuck with you for so long become completely ruined can be frustrating. This task isn't an easy one though. Adapting … Continue reading I Asked My Followers For Their Favorite Book-to-Movie Adaptation. Here’s What They Said.
Sean Baker’s The Florida Project tells the story of six-year-old Moonee and her misadventures as a naive girl living in poverty. With compelling acting from Brooklyn Prince (who was only seven at the time the movie came out), breathtaking cinematography by Alexis Zabe, and captivating shots from Sean Baker, this film quickly became one of … Continue reading The Fine Line Between Art and Entertainment