Primeval and Other Times Review

Primeval and Other Times Review and Analysis

If the entirety of the world were condensed into a small village, and the human population into a few dozen characters, one would approach the town of Primeval. It is a world where the human, the natural, and the supernatural come together to play out the 20th-century. The world of Primeval is a look at …

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The Floating Opera Review

The Floating Opera Review

One day, Todd Andrews wakes up and begins his day with the thought in his mind that he must commit suicide. To him, it was not a depressing thought, but a revelatory one. From some future time, Todd tells the story of this nearly final day – where he moves through the rest of his …

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The Beggar Maid Alice Munro Analysis

The Beggar Maid Alice Munro Analysis and Review

Introduction Rose is a young girl who lives at home in a poor Canadian town know as Hanratty. She lives with her step-mother Flo, her father, and her half-brother Brian. In this collection (originally titled, Who Do You Think You Are?), Alice Munro takes the reader through Rose’s life in a series of ten connected …

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Only God Forgives Review and Analysis

Only God Forgives Review and Analysis

Only God Forgives is a film that seems to garner much hate and even more misinterpretation – I’m thinking of a specific high viewership review site that, for this film, does not even attempt an interpretation and instead takes the director’s single comment about the movie being about violence and revenge and refuses to analyze …

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The Red and the Black Analysis

The Red and the Black Analysis

Julien Sorel grows up in Verrieres – a small fictional town in early 19th-century France. He is a lower-class young adult with a gifted intellect and a love for literature. Through a series of misunderstandings and anxieties, the mayor of the town, M. de Renal, hires Julien to tutor his children. As Julien begins to …

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Dark Souls 3 Bosses Ranked

Dark Souls 3 Bosses Ranked

From the worst to the best in terms of overall quality (and with a sub-ranking in terms of pure difficulty), here are my rankings for all 25 main and optional boss of Dark Souls III and the two DLCs. If you’re more interested in a full review of the game, check out my write-up here. #25: Ancient Wyvern The …

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Resident Evil 0 Review

Resident Evil 0 Review

Introduction: Before the stories of any Resident Evil games that came previous to this one, comes the prequel, Resident Evil 0. A team of STARS is sent to investigate reports of cannibalism and homicides in some nearby mountains. Rebecca, one of the STARS members found in the mansion of Resident Evil 1, boards a seemingly …

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Minari Review

Minari Review (2020)

A 50-acre open field, carpeted by thick natural grass and surrounded by forests with hidden ponds. This is where the Yi family, having immigrated from Korea to the US, has decided to set up after leaving California for something better. It is rural Arkansas, far away from any hospital and from the city itself, and …

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Dark Souls 3 Review

Dark Souls 3 Review

Introduction: The flame has been reignited as extinguished time and time again for millennia, leaving the world covered in layers of fine, gray ash with each passing fire. A new, and possibly final, hero is born from this ash with the ringing of a bell, hopefully to end the cycle for good. Dark Souls 3 …

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Taxi Driver Review

Taxi Driver Review

Travis Bickle, a Vietnam veteran, at a medical level suffers from mental instability, at a societal level suffers from bigotry, and at a personal level from loneliness and the inability to connect with anyone around him. He cannot sleep and so drives his taxi around at incredibly late hours while staring out the windows at, …

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