Mother, You May NOT!

Mother, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem, is a psychological thriller entrenched with mythological elements. From director Darren Aronofsky, comes an almost epic tale about love, art, creation, and sacrifice. (Note, henceforth I shall refer to Jennifer Lawrence and Javier Bardem as JLaw and JB as their characters do not seem to have names. Also note, this post, like the movie, is very long. So buckle up!) Continue reading “Mother, You May NOT!”

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Kedi: a Film Review

Istanbul is home to thousands of stray cats that freely roam the city’s streets, making homes in the city’s communities and building relationships with the city’s people. Kedi is a heart-warming documentary that brings to light the complex relationship between Istanbul and her feline friends. The film follows the day-to-day lives of seven of the city’s cats and the people who care for them. It focuses on the immense joy that the cats bring to the lives of their caregivers and the love they bestow upon the cats. Even though the cats are technically “strays,” coming and going as they please, they are still cared for. Continue reading “Kedi: a Film Review”