Written by Maria Athayde "I will be the first to admit that the drama surrounding “Don’t Worry Darling” is a bit heavy-handed and that the discussions about its director, Olivia Wilde, are misogynistic. But these discussions don’t make it any … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "Written and directed by Kathleen Ermitage “Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music" was an incredible surprise. In the past few years, I have been increasingly jaded with music documentaries. They are either puff pieces … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "This slice-of-life family drama navigates the complexities of family life in a country that, more often than not, is plagued by social and political uncertainty. With subtlety, the director can weave a narrative that is in … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "As cliche as it sounds, my fondness for these types of movies comes from knowing exactly how they’ll end and that I’ll get to see a happily ever after. So when I heard that an adaptation … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde ...what I appreciated most about this movie were the tiny little nods to movies in the pop culture zeitgeist. One scene between Ruffalo and Garner mirrors the couch scene they shared in “13 Going on 30”.… Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde ...one of my favorite aspects of "Bridgerton" is how they explore different types of relationships. During this season, we dive deeper into Anthony’s relationship with his siblings, especially with his sister Daphne Basset (Phoebe Dynevor) who … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 50/100 Yakuza Princess directed by Vicente Amorim caught me by complete surprise. Based on the graphic novel Samurai Shiro, by Danilo Beyruth Yakuza Princess stars newcomer Masumi, a Japanese-American actress, singer-songwriter, and stunt performer, alongside Jonathan … Continue reading.