Critical Analysis, Movie Analysis

Choices Make the Man: An interpretation of Ari Aster’s “Hereditary”

Photo by Jake Blucker on Unsplash Ari Aster's Hereditary is easily the best horror movie I've seen since Get Out, and it's currently at the top of my favorites list. It's an examination of mental illness, frayed family dynamics, grief, and the horrifying side of genetics. There's a ton to unpack in this film. So much that it… Continue reading Choices Make the Man: An interpretation of Ari Aster’s “Hereditary”

Critical Analysis, Movie Analysis

Cynics and Heroes: Examining Character Arc in “Wreck-It Ralph”

  While zoning out on YouTube one day, I came across a video essay on Disney's Wreck-It Ralph that got me hot under the collar. The creator claimed that Wreck-It Ralph is, in fact, a dark, classist story that teaches children that you cannot overcome the situation into which you are born. He claimed that Ralph… Continue reading Cynics and Heroes: Examining Character Arc in “Wreck-It Ralph”