Tag: Cinematic Review

Parasite (2019): A Film Review

You know, when I first got to know the project Cinematic Review series, Parasite (2019) was my instant decision to write a review on. I was forced to watch the movie when I was having a sleepover with my cousins. When I first heard the word, I did not like to watch, but when the movie continued, I was showing interest and was into the film. Parasite is a 9/10 for me when considering its practicality to society and how the director skillfully showcases every single emotion in a frame. Enough of my rambling! Let us move into the movie summary. Summary Parasite (2019) which was directed by Bong Joon Ho, revolves around a poor family of parents, son, and…

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The Dark Connotations Behind the Film ‘Spirited Away’

Seldom do films manage to transport us back to our childhood while simultaneously eluding us as to their true significance. Fewer animated films are able to accomplish this. Spirited Away is one such rarity. Even now, I often find myself constantly speculating the hidden meanings behind particular characters and scenes. Warning: spoilers ahead! The film centers around a young girl named Chihiro, who wanders into the spirit realm, is separated from her parents and is forced to work in the bath house there to ensure her survival. The film revolves around her journey as she navigates her way into adulthood, taking responsibility for herself and her parents. The role that toxic workplace cultures play in a global capitalist economy is…

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