Sketchy Details: The Rise, Fall, and Re-rise of Animation Domination

Animation. An expressive form of storytelling, bringing illustration to life through frames, turning drawings into a vivid, living piece of work. A medium to give a sense of expression that real life does not always capture. Something once considered goofy and innocent grew up to serve various purposes. From Steamboat Willie to propaganda cartoons starring […]

Train to Busan

(Distributed by Next Entertainment World; Image Downloaded from NME April 20, 2020)(Originally posted on on April 20, 2020) Release Date: July 20, 2016Runtime: 1hr 58mDirector: Yeon Sang-ho The genre of zombie movies rarely appeals to me, however like many in cinema, I can make exception to quite a few, including Shawn of the Dead (which its […]


(Distributed by Magnolia Pictures; Image Downloaded from BFI April 16, 2020)(Originally posted on on April 16, 2020) Release Date: March 11, 2017Runtime: 1hr 28mDirector: John Carroll Lynch In a slight opposite of the previous review (Big Time Adolescence), this is now a look at an ending-of-life dramedy. The final role of character actor Harry Dean […]

Big Time Adolescence

(Distributed by Hulu; Image Downloaded from Decider April 3, 2020)(Originally posted on on April 3, 2020) Release Date: March 13, 2020Runtime: 1hr 30mDirector: Jason Orley Coming-of-age dramedies were probably in their heyday in the 1970s and 80s, with the best remembered ones such as The Breakfast Club and Sixteen Candles, while less-remembered but still prevalent at one […]


(Paramount Pictures; Linked from Entertainment Weekly 11 Aug, 2017)(Originally posted on 20 Dec, 2017) Release Date: December 22nd, 2017Runtime: 2hr 15mDirector: Alexander Payne Due to the plot of the film, any puns that may seem overused or intended are not. They are simply how I will describe this film. When scientists discover a way […]

Get Out

(Universe Pictures; Linked from Genre November 27, 2017)(Originally posted on March 7, 2018) Release Date: February 24, 2017Runtime: 1hr 44mDirector: Jordan Peele It took over a year until I finally watched this film. Unlike most hype built around theatrical releases, this was a film I truly wanted to watch in a theater. No open-minded […]

Lights Out

(Warner Bros. Pictures; Downloaded from Art with Impact  July 7, 2018)(Originally posted on on July 7, 2018) Release Date: July 22, 2016Runtime: 1hr 21mDirector: David F. Sandberg During the 2010s, and up until thought provoking films such as Get Out and Hereditary were released, Hollywood went through a phase of releasing many horror films with good potentials for […]

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