kdramas · Uncategorized

Bittersweet Dessert: Panda and Hedgehog (2012)

A bubbly girl and a prickly boy find romance among baked goods. It promises to be fluffy, cheesy, and just a nice, easy, fun time. Wrong. So wrong. Panda and Hedgehog is all those things with a dash of tragedy. I started watching the series in December and was hooked after five episodes. It’s now…… Continue reading Bittersweet Dessert: Panda and Hedgehog (2012)

black filmmakers · black history · Uncategorized

Daughters of the Dust (1991)

Writing about a critically acclaimed film that inspired Beyonce’s Lemonade is not an easy feat. What exactly am I supposed to say about Daughters of the Dust that is new or original? I felt overwhelmed because there was so much I loved, so much to say, but I didn’t know how to begin. Its visual…… Continue reading Daughters of the Dust (1991)

black filmmakers · black history · Uncategorized

A Warm December (1973)

Viola Davis wisely said that diversity is not a trending topic. The work and commitment required to bring inclusive stories to screens both big and small must always be our focus. We have to hold Hollywood accountable, support films led by people of color, and demand representation across the board. The statistics highlighting the disparity…… Continue reading A Warm December (1973)

favorite actors · favorite films · horror · Uncategorized

Opiseu (2015)

“The office is filled with wolves, waiting to rip each other into pieces.” Horror movies usually aren’t comfort movies. My threshold for horror is pretty low. I just can’t stomach gore. So it’s a little ironic that I love the South Korean thriller/horror movie Opiseu (Office) as much as I do. I watched it repeatedly…… Continue reading Opiseu (2015)

2015 · animated films · animation · Uncategorized

Emotional Commotion

It’s been a little over two months since I wrote here last. Two very long and grueling months. My motivation to write disappeared, as did any enjoyment of it. I struggle with depression, so that’s the main reason. I’ve been able to write while experiencing these episodes before, forcing myself to type, always feeling that…… Continue reading Emotional Commotion