A second-generation Asian-American lauded video essayist for Sight and Sound, Kogonada has rolled the dice as a filmmaker, with the evocative critically acclaimed drama, Columbus. In the age of modernism, contemporary art has been sought as a stirring space for expression, imagination and escape. The film exhibits an individual’s nowadaysContinue Reading

Tom Hooper’s latest musical extravaganza, Cats, is among the memorable films of 2019, whether we like it or not, due to how plainly weird and objectively bad it is. Still, it’s not an unfixable mess. Cats could have been a genuinely fun time at the movies and given you’re adaptingContinue Reading

Some of my earliest memories are made up of watching movies. Watching the same scenes from Pretty Woman over and over to the delight (followed surely by mind-numbing irritation) of my father, or seeing Raiders of The Lost Ark for the first time (and proceeding to cobble together my bestContinue Reading

Shorts are an integral part of the film ecosystem that’s much too often overlooked or dismissed. 2019 offered multiple great ones of all genres, budget sizes, from well-known directors and total beginners alike. The following list presents a few attention deserving films, most of which are available for everyone eitherContinue Reading

Great music videos were few and far between this year, despite the plethora of fantastic albums. That said, 2019 had a hard task following last year, which saw Apeshit and This Is America, both of which could compete for video of the decade. After shifting through tons of material, IContinue Reading