All posts tagged in movie

  • July 19, 2022By Mary Dodys

    What constitutes a perfect Southern summer day? Depending on where you’re from, your answers may vary, but when it comes to the Southeast, especially along the coast, there are some specific defining qualities. Being Southern myself, I’d say it’s something along the lines of the overbearing ringing of cicadas, boating all day until you’re sunburnt, … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/where-the-crawdads-sing-is-the-southern-blockbuster-of-the-summer/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 26, 2021By Mary Dodys

    Do you really hate old people? So does Marla Grayson. Netflix’s I Care A Lot follows the story of an empowered, young federal caregiver who doesn’t exactly live up to her job description. Rather, she manipulates the legal system and medical records in her favor to gain custody and possession over the elderly and all their belongings, accumulating … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/rosamund-pike-thrills-in-netflixs-wonderfully-twisted-i-care-a-lot/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • December 11, 2020By Lily Waywell

    In this week’s episode of The Mandalorian, Din and Grogu head over to the planet of Typhon to find Grogu’s true purpose. However, complications arise as some unexpected visitors arrive. Now I must say, the episodes are definitely getting better as the season goes on! This episode was coated with action, excitement and reunions. Starting … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/tragedies-reunions-and-a-lot-of-action-a-review-of-the-mandalorian-season-two-episode-6/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 17, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Editor’s Note: This episode contains spoilers. After last week’s scare, it turns out that Will was not attacked by the Spectres, thankfully! In this week’s episode of His Dark Materials, Lyra and Will venture into Will’s Oxford in search of answers. In doing so, there is a lot left unsaid about the third world and the … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/dust-dark-matter-and-an-attack-on-the-witches-a-review-of-his-dark-materials-season-two-episode-two/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 17, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Warning: This article contains spoilers of The Mandalorian season two, episode three. And we’re back with another episode of The Mandalorian and I must say I am so happy there has finally been some story progression! In this week’s episode of The Mandalorian, Din (Pedro Pascal) succesfully achieves in getting Frog Lady back to her planet … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/stormtroopers-mandalorians-and-yet-another-quest-a-review-of-the-mandalorian-season-two-episode-three/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 12, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Warning: This article contains spoilers of His Dark Materials: Season Two, Episode One. What is next for Lyra Silvertongue and Will? The season one finale of His Dark Materials left us with a whirlwind of emotions from witnessing reunions, betrayals, deaths and battles. More importantly, it shows many of the character’s parting ways and starting … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/daemons-new-worlds-and-witches-a-review-of-his-dark-materials-season-two-episode-one/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • November 12, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Warning: This episode contains spoilers of The Mandalorian Season Two, Episode Two. In this episode, Mando continues to search for a mandalorian in order to help The Child get home. However, in doing so, he is put on yet another pause due to taking on a passenger (Frog Lady) who believes she knows where there … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/a-space-western-turned-horror-story-a-review-of-the-mandalorian-season-two-episode-two/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • September 18, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Editor’s Note: This article contains spoilers. Amazing actors, a haunting town and a lot of violence and corruption… The Devil All the Time has just been released on Netflix and it is definitely a must watch. I was wildy impressed by this movie. Yes, it is a bit of a slow-burner, but nonetheless it did … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/preachers-murderers-and-a-haunting-western-town-a-review-of-netflixs-the-devil-all-the-time/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 15, 2020By Megan Dang

    Editor’s Note: This review contains spoilers for Jerry Spinelli’s Stargirl (2000) and Disney+’s Stargirl (2020). Jerry Spinelli’s coming-of-age novel Stargirl was a massive success when it hit shelves back in 2000. Now, with the book turning twenty years old, Disney+ has just released a film adaptation directed by Julia Hart (Miss Stevens, Fast Color). The film certainly strays … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/disneys-stargirl-is-a-lackluster-adaptation-of-the-book/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • March 9, 2020By Megan Dang

    Between old classics like Toy Story and modern masterpieces like Coco, Pixar is notorious for its effortless ability to produce emotional animated hits that move audiences both young and old. Pixar’s newest film, Onward, seemed destined to join the studio classics, led by the voice talent of huge Marvel stars Chris Pratt and Tom Holland. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/pixars-onward-is-not-much-more-than-formulaic-fun-film-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • February 13, 2020By Megan Dang

    Over a year after its original limited release, Alma Har’el’s Honey Boy (starring Shia LaBeouf, Lucas Hedges, and Noah Jupe) has finally been widely released on Amazon Prime Video. The movie premiered in January 2019 at the Sundance Film Festival, but it wasn’t until November when Honey Boy hit limited theaters. Perhaps its long release … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/honey-boy-an-overlooked-cinematic-gem-film-review/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read

  • January 5, 2020By Lily Waywell

    Monsters, silence, but what is left of the Abbott family? Turns out the “A Quiet Place” story is not quite over and that the noise-attracting monsters aren’t the only thing to be feared of in this post-apocalyptic world. As the teaser previously hinted, the Abbotts are now on the road to discover a new home. … <a href="https://culture.affinitymagazine.us/who-are-the-real-monsters-a-review-of-the-official-trailer-of-a-quiet-place-part-ii/" rel="noopener noreferrer">Read