Author: Rachelle

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Honestly, this review has taken me so long to write because I have no clue what to make of this movie. I’m not sure this will be much of a review, inasmuch as a...

Honesty and Love in “Midnight Cowboy”

This week, Movie Monday found me watching Midnight Cowboy, the 1969 film-that-couldn’t, pulled off miraculously by director John Schlesinger. Midnight Cowboy is a spectacular blip in the vast expanse of film history, ignored by some, cult classic for...

Movie Mondays

For my birthday this year, my boyfriend made me this amazing list of old movies that I need to see. We call it “the canon” fondly, but there are plenty of movies considered must-sees...

What the Fork Just Happened on The Good Place?

Michael Schur’s (Parks and Recreation) latest show The Good Place, which premiered at the tail end of last year and wrapped up one night before the 2017 presidential inauguration, follows the newly deceased Eleanor...

“La La Land” Proves Heterosexuality Wins Big

As Damien Chazelle’s hopeless-romantic La La Land‘s leads fall in love during the second act, jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) offers a piece of advice to aspiring actress and secret playwright Mia (Emma Stone): “You could...

The One Stereotype “Moana” Doesn’t Break

Disney has a few long-standing traditions for its princess movies, and Moana breaks nearly all of them. Moana (Auli’i Cravalho) isn’t white, isn’t getting married, and isn’t even really a princess. Moana comes after Disney...