The ending of ‘Last Night in Soho’ doesn’t feel (W)right

If there is only one thing we know about Edgar Wright, it’s his passion for playing with the concept of genres in his movies. His movies are never defined by certain genres—instead, they borrow tropes from different genres. “Shaun of the Dead,” arguably the best of his famous Cornetto Trilogy, was a hilarious horror movie […]

The Start of a New Epic

Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to walk out of the theater after watching “Star Wars: A New Hope,” having witnessed the start of a franchise that would change cinema forever? Or, have you imagined buying a ticket for “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” not knowing you […]

The most insane moviegoing experience you are ever going to have: ‘Titane’

It is that time of the year again. As the most prestigious film festivals around the globe come to a close, cinephiles have a chance to discover new auteurs stepping into the industry and catch up with their favorite directors’ latest work. I began my deep dive into the film festivals of 2021 with the […]

Shang Chi and the legend of the Marvel solo movies

With the latest releases on Disney+, Marvel has become an incredibly confusing cinematic universe with lots of intertwined plotlines, new characters that might impact the franchise’s future significantly and the introduction of the multiverse concept. Looking ahead, it doesn’t look like it will get any better, as the studio is preparing to release movies like […]

Messi says goodbye to Barcelona after 21 years with the club

“This is the hardest moment. We had hurtful defeats, but football gives you a chance to avenge that. But there is no turning point to this.”  These were Leo Messi’s last words as he said goodbye to his boyhood club Barcelona F.C. on Aug. 8, 2021. The greatest football player of all time to some, […]

Oscars 2021 Predictions

It is that time of the year again; the Oscars are on this weekend. In a year where not a lot of big-budget projects were released, this year’s race for the most desirable award in the cinema industry will be an interesting one. The award ceremony is on Sunday, April 25 at 8 p.m. EDT […]

He came, he saw, he conquered. Now he’s leaving

Last week Manchester City announced that the Argentinian star Sergio “Kun” Aguero is set to leave the club once his contract expires in May 2021 after 10 years of service. The club also announced that they will honor the legendary striker, as well as his former teammates David Silva and Vincent Kompany, with a statue […]

The greatest rivalry in soccer history is coming to an end

Rivalries are a great way to understand sports. Whether they are team rivalries like Celtics vs. Lakers, Red Sox vs. Yankees or individual rivalries like Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal, Frazier vs. Ali, we love creating these types of narratives to interpret sports. The rivalry that shaped the narrative of the last 15 years in […]

‘Our Friend’ is not a regular cancer movie

Gabriela Cowperthwaite’s “Our Friend” (2019) is one of the most sentimental movies of the year with its refreshing take on the cancer genre. The movie was adapted from Matthew Teague’s memoir that was published in Esquire magazine in 2015. The “friend” in the title refers to Dane Faucheux (Jason Segel), who moves into Matt’s (Casey Affleck) house […]

The film lecture we didn’t ask for: ‘Malcolm and Marie’

For obvious reasons, 2020 was a dry year in the cinema industry. Any movie released by the major streaming platforms became the focus of moviegoers. Sam Levinson’s new single-location Netflix movie, “Malcolm and Marie,” is no different. A movie that would not be discussed much in a pre-COVID-19 world is now creating heated debate among […]

The end of an era: Barcelona F.C’s downfall

It is incredibly painful to watch Barcelona’s latest 4-1 defeat against Paris Saint-Germain, especially for anyone who fell in love with the game of soccer in the late 2000s or early 2010s. The appointment of the legendary midfielder Josep (Pep) Guardiola as the manager during the summer of 2008 marked the beginning of a new […]

The hottest streak in Euroleague: Fenerbahçe Beko!

As we are approaching the end of the regular season in the Euroleague, all eyes are on the Turkish giants Fenerbahçe Beko with their nine-game winning streak giving them the best active streak in the Euroleague. Although Fenerbahçe is the only team who has shown up in the last five Final Fours (excluding the 2020 […]