Shade Reviews: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

Spiderman:into the spiderverse was the best Marvel film released this year. I know that’s a very big claim considering the other titan that is Avengers: Infinity war. However, I teared up, laughed and was charmed by this living comic book of a movie. And that is the best way to describe the vibrant, frenetic, living, breathing, animation of this film. Sony Pictures, who still cling desperately onto the copyright of arguably one of the most valuable superhero franchises out there, had had more misses than hits and more often that not, the best is normally just okay. However, this movie … Continue reading Shade Reviews: Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse

Favorite Horror films: 1408

Horror films rock my socks. I used to be terrified but now I am in love with the genre. I believe horror is so primal and deep that it is the primary way of creating compelling characters and to have deep emotional storylines. This is not solely a horror movie thing, but horror often is not held up as the highest art. I have decided to name a few of my favorite horror films here and hope you enjoy. 1408 (2009) An adaptation of a Stephen King short story, this movie follows Michael Enslin(John Cusack) who is a skeptical author … Continue reading Favorite Horror films: 1408

Movie Review: Spring (2014)

  Spring Spring is a 2014 horror/ romance movie about a young man who takes a brief sojourn to Italy after the death of his mother and the collapse of his life. During the trip he meets an enchanting young woman and starts a whirlwind romance, but she is more than meets the eye. This movie really stuck with me and I am still smiling when I think about it. The main characters Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci) and Louise(Nadia Hilker) are both likable at some level and their dialogue is quirky and endearing. The movie has many parallels with other … Continue reading Movie Review: Spring (2014)

Shade Reviews: Sorry to Bother You

Sorry to Bother you is a great film that has a lot going for it. In an alternative timeline, Cassius Green, is trying to make ends meet as a telemarketer. However, as he works his way up, he learns the difficulty of fighting the capitalist system and the degradation at the top. Can Cassius do the right thing and make a difference, or he is just another man who is determined to die without making a name for himself? The cast is pretty solid with some pretty golden moments courtesy of Danny Glover and Steven Yeung who is best known … Continue reading Shade Reviews: Sorry to Bother You