[Rec] (directed by Jaume Balaguero and Paco Plaza) is a movie that grabs you with a scintillating introduction- a quarantine effort is set into action for a single building in order to stop a potential zombie pandemic from wreaking havoc on all of mankind. In addition, the entire film is shot in a found footage approach […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review : [Rec]"
If you indulge yourself in Anime, J-Pop, or Japanese cinema, chances are you’re bound see something that will simultaneously leave you in a state of fascination and disbelief. Some examples might include, “traps” (male characters who dress and look like cute women), Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s mind-tripping music videos, and creepy apparitions that emerge from your TV screen (Ring). But […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: House"
Limbo, a 2D sidescroller by Playdead studios, is a combination of meticulously designed platform-based puzzles, interlaced with a grim and grisly setting that looks like a melancholic visual representation of the Otherworld; it is quite a bleak game. How I discovered this game was pretty weird. I just randomly typed ‘limbo’ on google images. I was expecting to find random pictures of people arching […]Read more "Inkling Video Game Review: Limbo"
About 30ish minutes into this film, I was scratching my head and wondered if I was watching the correct movie. The synopsis of Audition sounded like a suspenseful horror flick, but you wouldn’t have guessed it was that kind of experience early on; It came off as more of a romantic-comedy. So just when I decided to […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: Audition"
I’m sort of feeling conflicted on how I felt about this anime upon completion. There were moments where I thought that Watamote remarkably encapsulated the time of being an awkward teenager trying to fit in, yet I still found it hard to sympathize with the main protagonist, Tomoko, even though I do see a lot of myself in her as […]Read more "Inkling Anime Review: Watamote"
Whenever horror and sci-fi movies are brought up in discussion, one of the movies that probably comes up the most is Alien by Ridley Scott. It’s widespread influence has spanned numerous sequels, spinoffs, and even a couple of video games such as Alien: Isolation. Having never watched any of the Alien movies before, and with Alien: Covenant […]Read more "Inkling Movie Review: Alien"
A couple of years ago, I saw the film adaptation of World War Z. I didn’t read the book before watching the movie, so I didn’t go into the theater with the mindset of scrupulously spotting major differences between the novel and what was going on in front of me (which is a habit I have with […]Read more "Inkling Book Review: World War Z"