Sucker Punch – A story about Schizophrenia and escapism

In the unnamed 1960s, the doll-faced Babydoll, played by Emily Browning (The Uninvited), accidentally shoots and wounds her evil, molesting step father. No problem; she acts in self-defense. But a stray bullet also offs her little sister. Ooops. Off Babydoll goes to Victorian, thunderstorm-swept Lennox House for the Mentally Insane, hilariously located in Brattleboro, Vermont.Continue reading “Sucker Punch – A story about Schizophrenia and escapism”

Best Joker Quotes from the Dark Knight – Why so serious?

Heath Ledger’s portrayal of the Joker remains one of the most popular villains in movie history. Like Ledger, Joaquin Phoenix recently won an Oscar for portraying the Joker on the big screen. But while his performance as Arthur Fleck was undeniably raw and powerful, it still doesn’t hold a candle to the palpable sense ofContinue reading “Best Joker Quotes from the Dark Knight – Why so serious?”

“Mary Queen of Scots” and “Second Act” – Strong Women Return

I have been to the movies once more and I’ve been lucky (or unlucky based on standpoint) to watch two looong movies about strong women trying to make it in the world of misogynistic men. I kinda liked both of them but I could not help but think that “Mary Queen of Scots” was aContinue reading ““Mary Queen of Scots” and “Second Act” – Strong Women Return”

The Aquaman Movie was good but not great

Spent some lovely time at the cinema this weekend. Armed with popcorn and a massive coke and having gone to the loo prior to entering the 2h and 20min movie, I was settled to see an action-packed adventure movie. And I was not disappointed! Tidal waves, underwater cities, plots to take over the throne byContinue reading “The Aquaman Movie was good but not great”