I recently was sent a youtube video by my GM. "This song is pretty much the tone of the villain" he told me, linking me to Let the Monster Rise. I consider myself a bit of a musical lover, so I was surprised I hadn't so much as heard of it. Then I watched the … Continue reading Repo: A Genetic Opera and Cult Classics
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, the three friends discuss their experiences with coming of age films and other stories, and how they have been shaped by them over the years. Not a lot of jokes in this summary, just good friend bonding vibes. Media mentioned: Digimon, Pokemon, Edge of Seventeen, Donnie Darko, … Continue reading CPBC #16 – Coming of Age Stories
Full transparency, I did not watch “Superbad” until last year. There was something inherently off-putting to me about it, something about the types of men and boys around me who loved it a little bit too much and for the wrong reasons. When I finally did get around to watching it, I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading “Bridesmaids,” “Booksmart,” and My Experience Growing Up During the Decade of Female-Led Comedies
This week on the Cinnamon Post Brunch Club, the three friends get together to discuss definitely the biggest blockbuster of 2019, Detective Pikachu. There is no other film that has come out this year that was more worth discussing. Just our sweet, yellow, sarcastic friend, solving crimes. Movies discussed: Detective Pikachu, Pokemon (2000) The CPBC … Continue reading CPBC #13 – Pokémon Detective Pikachu (2019)
While rewatching the 2009 MGM remake of “Fame” recently (I know, why do I do this to myself, etc), I found myself watching a trope that I feel like I’ve seen a thousand times before, but had yet to be articulated. Malik (Collins Pennie) is sitting in a room while all of his peers face … Continue reading Why are artists the only people we encourage to have feelings?