TV Review: Strong Girl Bong-soon (2017)

Plot: Do Bong-soon (Park Bo-young) was born with superhuman strength. Her strength is hereditary and passed along only to the women in her family. Her dream is to create a video game with herself as the main character. She desperately wants to become a willowy and elegant woman, which is the ideal type of her…

TV Review: Hwarang (2016-17)

For the longest time a friend of mine has been encouraging me to get into K-drama. I have had two failed attempts, years ago. I don’t even remember the titles. All I know is I couldn’t get past the first episode for both of them. I vaguely remember there being a rich guy and his…

Rewind Review: Pretty Woman (1990)

Garry Marshall’s Pretty Woman is one of the most iconic movies of the 90s. Everybody knows Pretty Woman. It is so famous, it has become entrenched in popular culture, so much so that my subconscious assumed I have actually seen the movie in its entirety, but I haven’t. Well, now I have. And coming into it,…

Review: The Danish Girl (2015)

Transgender has been hailed as 2015’s word of the year. Which is not surprising because the transgender community has truly been in our consciousness a great deal last year. Olympic gold medal winning decathlete Bruce Jenner came out as a transwoman on April 2015. The U.S. military service policy on the exclusion of transgender people…

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: Trainwreck (2015)

Inside Amy Schumer is one of those Comedy Central sketches that is a giant rabbit hole. Watching one four-minute sketch will lead you into watching about an hour more of her four-minute sketches. This show has won her an Emmy for Best Actress in a Comedy Series and Outstanding Writing for A Variety Series.  It is clear that…