Review: Underwater (2020)

For all the lackluster films that have come and gone with little fanfare, there is occasionally a diamond in the rough. Even if it didn’t gain much notoriety during its run in theaters, there was one movie that swam its way into a suspenseful and surprisingly enjoyable foothold in the horror genre: Underwater, starring Kristen Stewart and the big bad Cthulhu himself. The film breathes a welcoming originality into the mysterious enemies that slowly pick off the cast one by one…

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Review: The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man follows Cecilia, played by the incredible Elisabeth Moss, after her escape from the house of her abusive tech mogul boyfriend. But even after his apparent suicide, she still encounters a force haunting her life, which she believes to be her boyfriend who’s found a way to become invisible. After her far-fetched theory leaves her discredited and abandoned, it’s up to her to protect herself and her loved ones, discover the truth, and get vengeance…

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Art Films 101: “Ida”

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.

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