This article discusses the eerie element to Pinocchio’s design, which is the portrayal of nature as beautiful but corrosive.
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Why people like ‘Squid Game’ and what it says about people’s interest in social commentary.
After an unforgettable journey through a spirit realm, discover in this article why Haku tells Chihiro, “Don’t look back.”
Through this breakdown, find out the comic and movie politics and more that led to Rogue’s diminished role in the X-Men franchise.
Breakdown of the ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home,’ teaser trailer’s comic book references, Doctor Strange theory, and more.
Here is a breakdown of the real problems behind the camera of Wonder Woman 1984, which also sheds light on problematic trends in other current blockbusters.
This article reveals how cinematographers create good lighting for style and story.
Breaking down ‘The Batman’ new set photos and the three comics inspiring Reeves’ Gotham and Caped Crusader.
This article discusses how Miyazaki subverts the classic Disney princess through Sheeta of Castle in the Sky.
This article will address the context behind the plot, characters, and meaning of Howl’s Moving Castle, to better understand one of Miyazaki’s most significant works.
Here is a guide covering how to maintain continuity in film and avoid plot holes.
Here is an in-depth breakdown of Battle of the Bastards and its combination of great characterization and tactical detail.
A breakdown and explanation of the mythological references in Miyazaki’s ‘Princess Mononoke.’
This article details Gandalf’s abilities displayed in The Lord of the Rings books and films to define his powers.
A discussion of Belle’s dress in the live-action 2017 version of Beauty and the Beast, focusing on how the feminist statement of the creators and aristocratic history affected the costume design.
An objective discussion of the WandaVision season finale, detailing my thoughts about her costume reveal, Ralph, Evan Peters, and more.
Discussing the two real bloody battles, which took place in the British Isles, that inspired George R.R. Martin’s ‘Red Wedding.’
A closer look at the gorgeously wicked production design of Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, focusing on the shows occult imagery and quality.
Trendy equipment does not promise a compelling story that will be remembered for decades to come, or even make an impact now: Well-written stories do.
Bojack and the supporting characters take us on a journey that, by the end, we can say the show is one of the few stories that understands how people work.