Larissa Serafina

  • October 13, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    You wake up to a color-graded world, everything is crafted and symmetrical, and you feel nostalgic but don’t know why. There’s only one explanation, isn’t there? You are a character in a Wes Anderson film. Wes Anderson is a filmmaker whose stories champion an individual style that is very much enjoyed and beloved by many,

  • August 24, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    K-Pop’s Gen-Z heroes Tomorrow X Together (TXT) return to finish off their Chaos chapter with a repackaged second studio album, The Chaos Chapter: FIGHT OR ESCAPE. Just under three months ago, the group released the chapter’s first installment, The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE, which landed a No.1 on Billboard’s Top Album Sales in June. In these

  • June 5, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    “In this world of zero/You’re my 1 and only”, sings South Korean group Tomorrow X Together (TXT), read as ‘tomorrow by together’, in the title track of their new album, The Chaos Chapter: Freeze. Released on May 31, Freeze is their second studio album, consisting of eight songs. The group debuted in March 2019, and

  • May 22, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    BTS is back. Following their worldwide smash single “Dynamite”, latest album BE and historic Grammy nomination, the South Korean seven-piece released a brand new single, “Butter”. Like “Dynamite”, their new track is fully written and performed in the English language.  The highly-anticipated “Butter” was released on Friday, May 21, along with a music video. In

  • January 24, 2021By Larissa Serafina

    Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers for the 2020 film Soul. Let’s talk about Soul. In short, it’s a typical Pixar Studios feature that talks about simple, lightweight things… you know, like death. And in the familiar Pixar fashion, in addition to telling a story, Soul made sure that it brings an extra something to the table,

  • November 14, 2020By Larissa Serafina

    “What do you think happens when we die?” Steven Colbert asked actor Keanu Reeves during a 2019 interview. Reeves took a deep breath and uttered, “I know that the ones who love us will miss us.” His words resonated differently,

  • September 8, 2020By Larissa Serafina

    Misery loves company, you say? If that’s the case, then Netflix’s newest I’m Thinking of Ending Things is a defiance from the norm. Avoiding the horror/thriller label, the Charlie Kaufman-led feature is an isolationist’s noir dream. The film brandishes a fairly unorthodox cinematic experience for itself — mixed within it contours of solitude, unfamiliarity and surprising musical

  • April 7, 2020By Larissa Serafina

    “In this world of ours, the sparrow must live like a hawk if he is to fly at all.”  — Hayao Miyazaki The final batch of Studio Ghibli films have become available on Netflix this April, joining a long list of others that came before. The highly-respected Japanese animation film studio is responsible for their notable