Balancing Feel and Story

More often than not, I'll forfeit the ability to experience a story with my own imagination via books for watching TV or a movie. It's weird to admit as someone who's studied English for the better part of his life, but I really don't love reading. I honestly never really did. In fact, unless I've… Continue reading Balancing Feel and Story

The Unpopular Death Note Theory

So about a month ago, I talked about how determining if books aren't inherently better than their film adaptations. It's all subjective. Link to that post is here if you'd like to read it. Today, I wanted to bring it up again because Netflix just released their live-action film adaptation of the Death Note anime. And… Continue reading The Unpopular Death Note Theory

More of the Same

So, I like to re-watch things. Actually, I love to rewatch things. This is something that usually sort of shocks people when I share it because, while some people like to rewatch things, I take to another level. To put it bluntly, I honestly have no idea how many times I've seen entire series like Parks &… Continue reading More of the Same

Movie Mischief Unmanaged

Despite that oh-so-clever headline, no, I'm not going to talk about Harry Potter. Instead, I'd like to talk about how the over-abundance of clips, trailers, and behind-the-scenes videos are shaping the marketing of movies. And I'll leave you to decide whether that's a good thing. It would be silly to talk on this topic without… Continue reading Movie Mischief Unmanaged