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My goal with Movie Monster is to share my love of film through my writing.
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The Shallows is the best shark movie since “Jaws”. Unfortunately that’s not saying much. In the first review produced by Movie Monster, I mention the film’s wasted potential, as the film’s lazy writing overshadows its excellent visual storytelling.
In the this review, I offer an alternative version to the film to fix its lackluster script.
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O’ Death, O’ Death, won’t you spare me over ’til another year? John Cygan as Silas Greaves (Call of Juarez: Gunslinger – 2013) Humans have coping mechanisms for pretty much everything. When it comes to traumatic experiences, these coping mechanisms can unfortunately prove to be counterproductive. For most of us, we are rarely ever preparedContinue reading “Why Do We Fear Death?”
In the film Princess Mononoke, we are presented with a philosophical question: Will there ever be a future where humans and nature will live in peace? As vague as this question is, it would be an interesting topic to discuss. Is there any way we can artificially create a scenario that has the perfect specificationsContinue reading “Can Humans Coexist with Nature?”
The Tiger is a film set in 1925 Korea while it is under Japanese occupation. The Government official in charge of this particular area orders that the last remaining tiger is killed. The film uses tigers as a representation of the degeneration of humanity, and the corruption and greed that follows its absence. Simply put:Continue reading “The Tiger: The Danger of Obsession”
As I revisit my favorite film of all time, I explain how the film uses Chuck’s suffering as a medium for the film’s theme of the five stages of grief. After Chuck Noland becomes a castaway on a tropical island, we see him cope with the separation from his wife Kelly.