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Detachment (2011): A look at reality

Detachment follows the day to day goings of an empty substitute teacher who struggles and avoids connection at all costs. Starring Adrian Brody, the viewer is taken on a journey of personal growth, troubles, and what the film title might suggest, detachment.  

10 Essential Viewings from Japan’s World of Animation

Cowboy Bebop IMDB: 8.9 Synopsis: Science fiction animated TV series detailing the adventures and tragedies of a bounty hunter and his crew. Led by the accredited Shinichirō Watanabe, Cowboy Bebop is an episodic show filled with existentialism, romance, action, and fantastic storytelling. Cowboy Bebop is a whole mood in of itself, boasting its own unique […]

Once (2007): For those with an undying passion for music

Although it was filmed on a potato, Once is a musical masterpiece compared to many films out there. Set in Dublin, a modern-day busker meets a Czech immigrant and through music a beautiful relationship blossoms. Shot with a skeleton crew and in only 17 days, I am completely blown away by the quality of Once […]

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: A film for the dreamers

The mundanity of real life is what usually makes the world within a film seem so immersive and desirable; The Secret Life of Walter Mitty does just that. However, the difference is that unlike most films, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty shows a desirable world that could be reality for you.

Friday 13th – 13 film and series recommendations for the unluckiest day of the year

American Horror Story (series) IMDB: 8.0 Synopsis: Created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk, American Horror Story is an anthology series where every season has its own new story. Each season tackles different aspects of horror. Although the latest seasons may not be near the quality of the start of the show, the show’s first […]

5 films you need to see from 5 different genres

Genre: Western Film: Dances with Wolves IMDB: 8.0 Synopsis: Lieutenant Dunbar, a Civil War soldier, unexpectedly finds himself developing a bond with a band of Lakota Native Americans.

Euphoria: Love, Sex, Drugs, & Mental Health

“Everytime I feel good, I think it’ll last forever, but it doesn’t.” – Rue An adaptation of the Israeli show with the same name, HBO’s Euphoria follows 17 year old Rue and her battle with drugs, mental health, belonging, and friendship. Within her circle is Jules, a transgender girl trying to find her place within […]

6 Dark & Disturbing Films for your Watchlist

Requiem for a Dream Synopsis: An exploration into the human condition, into the need for love, connection, and happiness. Requiem for a Dream explores these themes through the lives of different characters who are all searching for a better life. Sara Goldfarb (Ellen Burstyn) becomes addicted to losing weight, leading her to popping pills which […]

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