Because Dogs Are The Best: A Dog Day Blogathon Post

Happy National Dog Day! (Who knew there was such a thing? Because I didn’t!) Now to celebrate I am joining the Dog Day Blogathon, initiated by Allie of Often Off Topic, by listing down my Top 5  best live-action movie/TV dogs, and Top 5 animated movie dogs of all time. Top 5 Live-Action Movie/TV Dogs:…

Genre Spotlight: Family Film

When people hear “family film”, a genre that is synonymous to children’s film, they almost always think that it will be “kid’s stuff”. The bad ones have the triple whammy: saccharine, sentimental and sanitized. The worst ones are terribly condescending to their intended audience, the children. They seem to be clueless about how much a child…

Rewind Review: A Little Princess (1995)

Watching a movie through the eyes of your ten-year old self, might just garner slightly different feelings than when you are seeing that movie once more, ten or twenty or forty years down the road. Simply put, movies you loved as a kid doesn’t mean you’ll love them still as an adult. Well, it also…

The 12 Genres of Christmas

It’s that time of the year again where we find ourselves amidst jingle bells and good cheer and Christmas movies! Now if you find that most Christmas films are too saccharine for your Scrooge-like taste, fear not for we have compiled a list that covers all, from sweet rom-coms to dark sci-fis! 1. Comedy Elf…

Review: Pan (2015)

“To know how it truly ends, we must know how it began.” Or so the movie says. It seems that Hollywood is taking that phrase seriously as it’s been spewing out a lot of revisionist, re-imagined crap lately. Anyway, straight off let me just say that Pan (2015) missed the mark in every way. I…

Review: Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)

Right off the bat let me go on and say that Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015) is  better than its predecessor, Hotel Transylvania (2012) . But before you rejoice for Adam Sandler, let me stop you right there. There is improvement yes, but not really by a whole lot. In Hotel Transylvania 2, Mavis…

Review: Inside Out (2015)

When I first read the synopsis of Inside Out (2015), I instantly knew that I was in for a treat. Because, come on, how interesting is it to see the workings in one’s head and with different emotions represented as characters? Besides, Amy Poehler as Joy? Mindy Kaling as Disgust? Bill Hader as Fear? I was…