If you’re looking for a film that surpasses mere entertainment, Ida by Pawel Pawlikowski may be an eye-opener. The 2013 Polish film, with its poignant story and stunning cinematography, ignited my love and appreciation for art films. “Ida” explores existentialism, family, and the secular world versus religion through Ida Lebenstein, a Catholic-raised girl who learns of her Jewish background after meeting her only living relative, Wanda Gruz.
The past months since the COVID-19 outbreak have felt monotonous for the majority: wake, eat, sleep, repeat. With days blending, losing track of time has become a shared experience. Through this all, one thing has kept me sane; one show, in particular, continues to keep my brain’s gears turning: BoJack Horseman.