The movie kept me at the edge of my toes throughout. We don't know where the lion is gonna show up from. Is it in front of me or is it behind me? Especially at night. How are we supposed to know where it is when we can't even see what's right in front of us? What really impressed me is the cinematography. It feels so close to the action. The shots are mostly really close up and long cuts are everywhere. I absolutely loved the dream sequence Elba had when he was woken up by a nightmare. It was absolutely fantastic. Mimicking a long cut, it did an absolutely fantastic job at it. I honestly hated the kids. The movie took the marvel route here. They're so arrogant. They don't understand what risks and responsibilities mean. It's as if they're forced to live rather than coasting through life. I guess this isn't entirely off the truth. People these days are really disconnected from natural and social ecosystems. They might be masters of the digital world but without practical exposure how can they comprehend and assess risks and consequences?
A weirdly true story. There's a peculiar relationship between me and sleep. After I rest my head on a pillow, I never lift it up until I'm done sleeping. Like, take this one time. I was home all alone at night. Both of my parents we off working. I'm an only child so I get to monopolize the whole house to myself. That day, my parents were later than usual. Feeling sleepy I closed my eyes for a bi...
Anyone can agree that there's so much content out there nowadays. Compared to just a decade or two ago. The frequency of good media being released has skyrocketed. On top of that, the range of tastes the media caters to has widened as well. This brings rise to a whole new problem. The paradox of choice. If there are so many choices to spend my time on, which one should I pick? Will I be happy watc...
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