It’s hard to argue that Finding Dory isn’t the highlight of the summer movie season so far. It seems to cover all bases for all audiences, and by working around its predecessor Finding Nemo as well as adding to Dory’s character, it feels necessary — which is not often the case for sequels.
However, while the film may add some lovable new characters (as well as the tricky to love Hank the Octopus), there is a distinct lack of a certain someone…
The movies manufacture ideals for romance, high school parties, and surviving zombie apocalypses that seemingly cannot be obtained in real life. It’s easy to be brought down by this fact but it doesn’t have to be this way — as a person who lives in a semi-fantasy world, I have constructed a list of tricks you can pull to make your life a little more like the silver screen.
If Elijah Wood hits any wrong notes on his piano then John Cusack will shoot him in the face.
This film exists.
Oh, and it’s written by Damien Chazelle (the man behind Whiplash, one of 2014’s most successful flicks).
This movie should be the only movie anyone ever talks about. It is sacred based on its premise alone. But beyond the premise, I found it to be a good watch, therefore am surprised its fallen under the radar even after the success of Whiplash.
Uh oh, Suicide Squad is apparently not very good according to the all knowing Rotten Tomatoes percentage rating. A lot of people are deciding to give it a miss but I thought ‘meh, sounds alright, I’ll check it out’.
It was after this thought crossed my mind that I got the call. It was the Emperor of DC Comics. I didn’t know whether to ask him how he got my number or why DC Comics needs an Emperor.
I asked him to wait on hold while I finished my breakfast.