The Florida Project + Orange Pineapple Strawberry Daiquiri 

The Florida Project is social commentary I cannot re-watch with abandon, like Get Out. There's little comedic refreshment, the pacing is sluggish, and as for the plot, there isn't much of one. The Florida Project's hyperrealistic atmosphere is what makes the film intoxicating. Often Hollywood whitewashes poverty or worse, romanticizes it. There's several reasons the cycle … Continue reading The Florida Project + Orange Pineapple Strawberry Daiquiri 

Dunkirk + Tropical Rum Grog

I often find war movies tedious. Breaking up depictions of gloomy and depressing landscapes is a tall order for a writer and/or director. Dunkirk is engaging because it flips between three story lines. We're given a good amount of visual variance while each plot is woven together. And the ending is satisfying. The world lost … Continue reading Dunkirk + Tropical Rum Grog