"Arrival," a science fiction thriller directed by Denis Villeneuve, does not fill that same mold. Thanks to the nuanced storytelling, fantastic cinematography and top-notch acting, "Arrival" differentiates itself from stereotypical extraterrestrial films and delivers a unique, thought-provoking change to the science fiction genre.
To the average moviegoer, director David MacKenzie’s neo-western crime thriller, Hell or High Water, may seem like an ordinary western cowboy movie. However, upon further viewing, audiences are soon exposed to a world of poverty and forgotten ghost towns, where people are driven to crime to survive.
Walt Disney Animation Studios, famously known for its animated princess movies such as “The Princess in the Frog,” “Cinderella,” and “Brave,” recently came out with yet another inspiring princess movie titled “Moana.” With a beautiful message about female empowerment and cultural appreciation, Disney finally perfected an inspiring princess movie for not only young girls but people of all ages and cultures.
Donald Glover, better known by his stage name, Childish Gambino, has become known for his versatility in talent between acting and producing music. Gambino’s latest album “Awaken, My love!” departs from his previous hip-hop and rap focused style to explore a smooth fusion of soul, psychedelia and funk.
Did you know that interracial marriage wasn’t always legal in the United States? In the non-fiction, historical-drama film , 'Loving,' directed by Jeff Nichols, the audience follows two main characters — a black woman, Mildred, and a white man, Richard — who fall in love and want to get married despite obstacles; however, it’s not that simple.