I, Tonya

After long admiring its nouveau Americana soundtrack, I finally sat down and watched Craig Gillespie’s I, Tonya, a critical darling from 2017 that stars Aussie actress Margot Robbie as its titular heroine full of gumption. Crafted with extraordinary, ethereal ice skating shots, the film develops a narrative about class and domestic violence. It offers an […]

The Handmaiden (Ah-gah-ssi)

Ah, I recently watched the Korean film The Handmaiden (Ah-gah-ssi), and I’ve been tentative to do a write-up because of how complicated my feelings were towards the movie. But I decided to break up my thoughts into smaller sections so that I could explore each aspect more thoroughly without the pressure of a cohesive statement […]

On Saoirse Ronan: Brooklyn and Lady Bird

Ever since I watched her host Saturday Night Live, Saoirse Ronan has caught my attention. I recognized her from her early work in The Lovely Bones but hadn’t explored her most recent works yet. Two of my favorite performances from her so far include John Crowley’s Brooklyn and Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird. Both received positive […]