Review – Eighth Grade

Eighth Grade, written and directed by Bo Burnham, is perhaps one of the most realistic, genuine and moving explorations if what it is REALLY like to be a shy, introverted teenager who’s trying to find their place and who they are as a person in the big, unfair, scary world of not only reality, but social media. I related and connected to this film in so many ways, and I also was given a glimpse into what life is actually like for so many young teenage girls today. I’m so excited to talk about and explore not only this fantastic film, but also the brilliance of Bo Burnham, so let’s get on with it. Read more

Review – The Big Sick

The Big Sick, directed by Michael Showalter, is a sweet, genuinely funny and every so often emotionally gut-wrenching film. I found it so easy to want to settle in and become a part of this films story. It is filled with people you want to watch; people whose lives seem fun, but are still marred by the complications of life. You will laugh, you will be pulled in by how genuine it all feels, and by the end you will be fully a part of the character’s lives. But let’s explore in more depth, why this film is so effortlessly engaging. On with the review. Read more