What’s Up With Netflix’s Genres?

Everyone has their own stories of Netflix’s strange categories and microgenres. One of mine? Imaginative Family Feature Animation for ages 11 to 12. Thank you, Disney addiction. You have to wonder where these come from and who comes up with them. Recently, NPR posted an article about the mechanisms behind Netflix’s microgenres that was adapted…

Top Films of 2013

In celebration of the end of the year, I have decided to put together a list of my 10 favorite movies released this year. Whether because they changed my outlook, taught me something, were innovative or simply entertained me – the following are my favorites. I am completely incapable of ranking favorites, so disregard the…

2014 Oscar Predictions

The time of year is upon us: Oscars season. Every year, I pose the challenge to myself to see all of the Best Picture nominees and somehow have never been able to do it in the past. There’s always been one or two that I couldn’t get my hands on in time – but this…

“One Sick Love Story”

Yesterday, the first official poster for next summer’s release The Fault in Our Stars exploded onto the internet. It’s a highly anticipated film, so that’s not particularly surprising, but people were not all responding positively. A lot of people loved the poster but balked at the tagline – and understandably. At first glance, I was…

The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins

As I’m currently stuck wearing my glasses for reasons I need not get into, and therefore cannot see The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug just yet (3D glasses on top of regular glasses just does not work), I had to find something else to fill the gap on release day. Thanks are in order to IGN…