VERY SMALL SPOILERS FOR IO AHEAD!
This was again another one of those weekends where I had a lack of things I wanted to watch. Or more so, should I say, I wasn’t in the mood to binge a TV show, because I was too lazy to think. Several times on my Netflix feed I had seen IO though, a sci-fi movie that seemed right for what I was in the mood for. Taking the plunge, I decided to give it a chance. As per usual, my review for it is simply my opinion. If you felt differently, that’s awesome and you continue doing you. Anyway, let’s get into it.
MINOR SPOILERS FOR BIRD BOX AHEAD!
Every once in a while, the stars will align so two things will happen in my life at once: I’ll remember the world’s general movie recommendation, and I’ll have a lack of other things to watch. This is how I came to Bird Box this weekend, a movie recommended by many online personalities I watch. While not one to usually take people’s movie recommendations, I was malleable and decided, “What have I got to lose?” So the question then, is it as great as everyone says? Well, let’s discuss that. Of course, remember as always that this is just my opinion, and it’s just an opinion. Also, please excuse the vagueness in some of these points, as it is one of those movies where it’s hard to say anything without spoiling elements.
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD FOR MARY AND THE WITCH’S FLOWER!
Unexpectedly, I noticed Mary and the Witch’s Flower was on Netflix this week. As I’m a huge Studio Ghibli fan, I’ve had an interest in seeing it since many of Studio Ghibli’s former animators were involved with the film. That being said, I didn’t know much about the film going in. Having watched it now, though, I’m ready to review it and share my thoughts.
Warning: Spoilers ahead for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Read at your own peril. This is your chance to click away.
As I mentioned in my review of The Last Jedi, I don’t see many movies. However, I make exception for Star Wars, because it’s, well, Star Wars. Going in though, I never expect much, as the newer Star Wars films are extremely flawed. Not unenjoyable per say, but technically flawed in many ways. So, what then did I think of Solo: A Star Wars Story? Let’s run through my thoughts and feelings, and I’ll tell you just that.
Warning: Spoilers ahead for Coraline.
Recently, I decided to watch Coraline for the first time. Considering I’m some eight years late, you may be able to guess that I am not particularly the type of person who watches movies often. This is due to the fact that I am pretty picky with movies. I’m in no way an expert on them, of course, and I’ve liked plenty of “bad” movies. However, 90% of movies I watch don’t really do anything for me. Sadly, this movie was no exception. That being said, I know this is a pretty beloved movie, so please understand what I’m about to say is just my opinion. If you love the movie, that’s fantastic, and I hope you’ll continue to support it. For me, however, the movie had many flaws, the primary flaw being the protagonist herself. So, without further ado, let’s jump into my analysis of why Coraline is a terribly written protagonist.