Movie of the Month: Spiderman Homecoming

Admittedly, I didn’t watch enough movies in July so here I am again writing about a Marvel superhero movie (it’ll be the last one for a while, I promise). First, I just have to say I can’t believe I’m only 19 and I’ve lived through three Spidermans. Since I’ve lived through three Spidermans, I thought I’d do a little compare and contrast of the three different series. Spiderman Homecoming was rebooted a little differently than The Amazing Spiderman with Andrew Garfield. The Amazing Spiderman and the original Spider-Man was definitely more of an origin story whereas we got a brief introduction to Tom Holland’s Spiderman in Captain America: Civil War. Homecoming focuses on Peter Parker (Tom Holland) as he tries to figure out his new powers mostly on his own. He’s ambitious and wants to help people, even though sometimes he gets ahead of himself. When he tries to reach out for help, no one listens because he’s just a kid so he’s on his own for the most part.

As I mentioned before, Homecoming is not an origin story like the other two were. In the first two, we start right at the very beginning with Peter Parker being bitten by a spider. Civil War was our first introduction to Tom Holland’s Spiderman but Tony Stark already knew he had powers when he “discovered” him and decided that he could potentially be an asset to The Avengers. I thought this was good because I really didn’t want to sit through the Spiderman origin story again and I’m glad I didn’t have to. I’m glad they picked up the story what was probably a few months after the getting bit by a spider at Oscorp plot. I liked that the focus was on Peter figuring out his powers, there was a little bit of this in The Amazing Spiderman, and helping the little guy and just “staying on the ground.” I also liked that the villain was not one of Spiderman’s traditional villains like Green Goblin. Because the bad guys in this movie were selling weapons with alien tech, it integrated better into the entirety of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and what may coming in Infinity War.

In terms of Spiderman’s character and personality, Maguire, Garfield, and Holland all brought something new and fresh to the role and of course some of their actual personality seeped through into Peter Parker’s personality. Peter Parker is a nerdy high school kid who goes to Midtown Science and Tech aka nerd school. I know one of the reasons they rebooted Spiderman for the third time with Tom Holland was because the producers and the fans were hellbent on having Peter Parker look like a 15 year old. However, I thought Andrew Garfield was pretty good at playing the role of a high schooler – maybe not 15 but he could’ve been a senior. Tobey Maguire’s Peter Parker/Spiderman was by far the dorkiest of them all. Right down to the haircut and the glasses. He was also the most cautious and awkward when it came to using his powers. It was almost like he didn’t want to have them in the first place. I personally really liked Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker/Spiderman. He was a cooler dork with better hair and he approached his powers more scientifically, creating his own webs and gadgets. While he was cautious at first about his powers, once he understood them scientifically, he embraced them and really came into his own. He also clearly had the best control of his powers right from the start. Garfield was less awkward than Maguire in almost every aspect of the movie. Because Holland is so much younger than Garfield, he brings what I think is the truest interpretation of a 15 year old science nerd – blowing things up in science class, being on the academic decathlon team, and the dorky t-shirts that say “I lost an electron” “Are you positive?” Hahaha! He was also way more ambitious and eager to use his powers than Maguire or Garfield. You could kind of tell that he’d been mentored by Tony Stark because of his attitude and sass and wanting to show off a bit. Tony’s personality comes through, which I like because it shows that Peter really looks up to the guy and wants to be just like him, even though Tony wants Peter to be better than him. While I like that Stark is mentoring and helping out Peter, I’m really not sure how I feel about the tech-ed out Spiderman suit. I always thought the suit was just about protecting Peter’s identity, not about providing additional powers and support like the Iron Man suit.

Another thing I really liked about Homecoming is that it was way less focused on Peter’s love interest than Spider-Man with Tobey Maguire and his Peter’s relationship with Mary Jane and The Amazing Spiderman with Andrew Garfield and his Peter’s relationship with Gwen Stacy. In Homecoming, Peter obviously had a crush on Liz but getting her to like him was always less important. Multiple times, Peter chose to do Spiderman things over spending time with Liz. Peter was more interested in helping others and using his powers and finding himself rather than finding a girlfriend (which seems kind of backwards for a 15 year old boy). In all three series, there was always the question of whether or not to tell the girl that he’s Spiderman in order to win her heart but also in all three series, the girl finds out accidentally or not at all because Peter decides that keeping his identity a secret is the best way to protect the girls and keep them safe.

Overall, I liked Homecoming. Although I hope this is the last Spiderman reboot for many years (don’t get me wrong, I love Spiderman, but I’m done with origin stories and reboots). I thought this movie (and even the small bit in Civil War) was a great way to bring Spiderman into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (since Marvel now has the rights to Spiderman). I think it will be interesting to see how Spiderman fits in with the rest of The Avengers in Infinity War given that he clearly doesn’t have the experience that the others do.


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Also, on another note, this will be my last #NewBlogPostMonday. Starting next week I will be posting on Thursdays instead of Mondays so I will see you guys on August 10th!

Movie of the Month: Wonder Woman

If you know anything about me, you’ll know I love superhero movies. DC has made some rough movies *coughmanofsteelcough* but Wonder Woman was an exception to this. This was by far the best DC movie. Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) was raised on a hidden island by her mother Hippolyta. Little does she know that she is a demigoddess. As she grows up, she is trained to be a warrior along with the other Amazon women. Diana’s life is turned upside down when American Steve Trevor (Chris Pine) arrives on the island and reveals that World War I is happening outside the island. Diana wants to go and fight and make the world a better place. She believes that fighting can be used to create peace. This movie really shows women can be fierce fighters, loyal friends, and empathetic.

Going into this movie, I knew absolutely nothing about Wonder Woman so I really appreciated that the first 20 minutes or so was focused on her backstory and how she became who she is. This was crucial for her future character development since so much of who we grow up to be is a reflection of how we were raised. Diana was raised on an island of women training to be warriors for a war against Ares but she was also trained and raised to be kind and gentle and to use her powers and training for good. I loved Diana and her character from the very beginning because I knew that she would be a strong female character.

I also loved the general plot of this movie. I found it really interesting that Diana and Steve were fighting two different wars – the war against Ares and World War I – but the stories were convergent. While Steve and the other mortals were confused about what Diana was talking about when she talked about the was against Ares, they never really questioned it because her war was helping them win their war. Diana believes Ludendorff (the bad guy), who is experimenting with making a stronger version of mustard gas, is Ares so naturally she wants to kill him. Steve also wants to kill Ludendorff because he is experimenting with mustard gas so it seems like killing him would be a win-win situation for both worlds. But of course the bad guy is never who you think it is so when Ares is revealed it is a shock and a bit of a plot twist.

This was also such a good, strong feminist movie, directed by a female might I add. While there was a little bit of romance between Steve and Diana it was never a major plot point and the other men in the movie ogled Diana for approximately 0.2 seconds before they realized that she was an important part of their mission to protect the greater good. This movie also showed that women can kick ass and be strong, especially when they are fighting for something they believe in. It’s not the desire for war the drives Diana to fight, it’s her desire to help Steve in his war and help fight for peace and that’s really powerful. I also loved that Diana was not relying on Steve in any way, she had her own way of doing things and she was not going to let a man stop her or tell her what to do. Diana’s powerful independence is what made her character so good!

This movie had a compelling plot, badass female characters, and some amazing action and visual sequences. If any of those sound like something you would like then you should see this movie. Hopefully, this movie set the tone for future DC movies (if not, their TV shows are pretty good). This movie inspires girls to be strong, kind, and compassionate at the same time as well as fighting for what you believe in. In the future, I would like to see more female directed movies telling stories with strong female characters.


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Movie of the Month: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

If you know me, I have been looking forward to this movie since it was announced. I had high expectations going to see this movie and it did not disappoint. I was entertained for all 2 hours and 18 minutes. I laughed, I almost cried (which I really wasn’t expecting), I loved the music, and I decided I want twelve Baby Groots.

To me, this movie felt like a true sequel. It didn’t feel forced or strained, it just felt like the next adventure story of these characters. One of the things I really appreciated from the beginning was that the character development of all the characters from the first one to this one is INCREDIBLE. All of the characters (with the exception of Groot, maybe) have grown and matured so much. I love that Peter Quill and Gamora were starting to come to terms with their relationship (and even that didn’t feel forced), Rocket started to come to terms with himself, and Nebula (who clearly had the best character development) started to come to terms with herself and her sister. Although the characters have grown and changed, they were still themselves with the witty dialogue and the shenanigans they got up to. I mean, Nebula still wanted to kill Gamora and Rocket is still sarcastic and cynical but they don’t lose any aspects of their personality that made them so great in the first place.

Because this was a sequel, with largely the same cast of characters (plus some additions), I liked getting to explore the characters’ backstories a little bit more. I feel like the backstories also contributed to the character development. Who is Quill’s father was one of the only questions left unanswered in the first movie and we got an answer in Vol. 2. In this movie we get to know not only who Quill’s father is (his name is Ego and with good reason…) and what he’s like but we also get to explore the relationship between Peter and Ego. I thought the conflict and tension between Peter and Ego was really well done because it was truly an inner battle of family loyalty vs what is right. I also liked knowing more about Nebula and why she was so intent on destroying Thanos and Gamora. It just made me sympathize with her and it made me actually really like her as a character. I also loved Mantis from the second they introduced her. She was probably considered one of the more minor characters in the film but she was done in such a way that we got to know a bit about her and her backstory when she tells Gamora about her relationship with Ego. I also appreciated that the characters’ backstories were explained in a way that didn’t take away from the main plot. They were integrated really nicely in a way that added to the story or didn’t really affect the main plot. In a lot of movies, especially sequels, the characters’ backstories often become a focal point of the movie but I liked that that wasn’t the case in this movie – the Guardians still had to save the galaxy.

I also really loved the parallels to the original movie. I loved that they kept some Tyler Bates’ original score, especially the epic ‘theme’ music (if you want to call it that) “Black Tears” that played at the end of the first movie when they were all holding the Infinity Stone. I think that really set the tone for the whole movie and made it feel really connected to the first movie. There were also the classic Marvel shots like a panoramic shot of all the heroes standing in a circle and the dramatic walking towards the camera in slow motion. This kind of parallelism and continuity is hard to do in sequel movies but I think James Gunn did a fantastic job keeping the two movies similar and related but also different.

At the end of the movie, the one thing that left me a little confused was what happened to the infinity stones? There wasn’t even an after credits scene relating to the stones. The first movie was completely about the stones and it was revealed that there are six in total. The stones have played roles in other Marvel movies like the Tesseract in The Avengers and Aether in Thor: The Dark World. But if the Marvel Cinematic Universe is working it’s way to Infinity Wars Part I and II where the Guardians and the Avengers meet, I’m not sure how Vol. 2 will work its way into what’s coming up.

Like the first movie, Vol. 2 is just a really fun movie to watch. Both Guardians movies are more comedy based superhero movies and they don’t take themselves too seriously. The plot is simple and the art of the filmmaking is stunning – the visual effects in both movies are just beautiful – but the filmmaking didn’t overshadow the plot and the plot didn’t overshadow the filmmaking. If you’re looking for a laugh and something light-hearted to watch, I really recommend this movie.


Have you seen Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? What did you think? Let me know in the comments!

Movie of the Month: The Princess Bride

I recently started reading the book version of The Princess Bride by William Goldman who also wrote the screenplay for the movie. I’d seen the movie way before I even knew it was a book. But reading this book reminded me of why I fell in love with this movie and this story in the first place. I don’t know what’s not to love about this movie – there’s true love, sword fighting, adventure, torture, chases, passion, and humour. The Princess Bride is about the farm boy Westley (Cary Elwes) and his adventures to rescue Princess Buttercup (Robin Wright).

The first thing you should know about this movie is that it’s actually really funny. I give this movie full credit for my sense of humour being the way it is. The dialogue in some scenes, especially the fencing battle on the Cliffs of Insanity, is just so witty and sassy it’s great. The best dialogue in the movie occurs on the Cliffs of Insanity between the Man in Black (later revealed to be Westley) and Inigo Montoya (Mandy Patinkin):

Inigo:
I don’t suppose you could speed things up?”

Man in Black:
“If you’re in such a hurry, you could lower a rope or a tree branch or find something useful to do.”

Inigo:
“I could do that. I have some rope up here, but I do not think you would accept my help, since I am only waiting around to kill you.”

Man in Black:
“That does put a damper on our relationship. I’m afraid you’ll just have to wait.”

Dry, sarcastic humour is my favourite. The way that Cary Elwes delivers some of his lines that aren’t even supposed to be funny just end up making me laugh. He clearly adds his own character and personality to the role of Westley. That’s what makes this such a fun movie to watch. It’s cleverly written and the dialogue makes it move along at a good pace.

This movie also just feels like a classic fantasy romance story but with more of an adventure. There’s ridiculous obstacles that need to be overcome for the guy to get the girl, like the fencing battle and the battle of wits and the Pit of Despair but it shows that there’s nothing that true love can’t overcome. It’s almost like a fairytale in that regard. But the story is not just about the guy getting the girl. There’s also the plot point of Inigo Montoya and his quest to hunt down the six fingered man to avenge his father’s death. Buttercup has to avoid marrying Prince Humperdinck. And there’s the story of the early criminal activities carried out by Vizzini, Inigo, and Fezzik. It’s a perfect blend of the character’s past and present. All the stories blend together so seamlessly to create one fantastic story.

I also enjoyed the sets and props in this movie. This movie was made in 1987 so it’s not quite up to the standards of 2017 cinematography. Cinematography has come a long way in 30 years. The fencing scene was clearly filmed in a gymnasium filled with styrofoam boulders because you can see the floor give way on some of the stunts and it’s obviously a gymnastics bar that Inigo flips himself over and you can see the bar bounce back. But that set was so elaborate and detailed, it looked like the actual top of a cliff, even if it was filmed in a gym. The R.O.U.S.s are also obviously not real but rather very large stuffed animals that look like rats that get thrown at Westley. While the obvious “fakeness” of some of the sets and props may bother some people I found it added to the overall humour of the movie, even though I don’t think it was supposed to. But watching this movie in the 2000s when you’ve become used to nice CGI, it is kind of funny when you see stuffed animals being thrown around. This movie was also supposed to be a fantasy, so not everything was going to be realistic.

If you’re looking for a fun movie to watch on a rainy afternoon or if you’re feeling sad, this movie is sure to lift your spirits. It’s funny, it’s a little sad, it’s heartwarming, it’s dramatic, and it’s a great story of true love.


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Movie of the Month: Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is my favourite Disney princess movie. I have been looking forward to this movie ever since it was announced and it did not disappoint! It’s a tale as old as time when Belle, longing for something more than life in the village, has to go save her father, Maurice, from the Beast in the castle. The Beast has been enchanted to remain a beast until he can learn to love someone and have someone love him in return.

This movie was so Disney it hurt. I could feel the magical-ness of it all coming through the screen. It was such a pretty movie to watch. The Be Our Guest scene was one of my favourites. Like the animated version, it had all the dishes flying around and singing and to top it all off there were fireworks. It was pretty much the same scene in the live action version and it was wonderful. The costumes and sets were also so gorgeous. Anyone who says they don’t like Belle’s yellow dress because it’s not “authentic” to the original animated one can fight me. That dress was stunning. The Beauty and the Beast dance scene was also so magical. The music, the set, the costumes, and the cinematography of that scene really came together to create something beautiful.

The cast of this movie was A+. Everyone brought something new and special to their parts. I don’t know why people didn’t see Emma Watson as Belle years ago – Emma and Belle are both bookish, Emma and Belle are both kind hearted people, Emma and Belle both want the world to be better. Basically, Emma Watson is a real life Disney princess. She played the role so well it almost got to the point where I wasn’t sure whether I was watching Emma or Belle. Luke Evans was also great as Gaston. Gaston is a horrible human being and the way Luke played him made him even more unlikeable. Josh Gad as LeFou was also great. Having been in other comedic type roles in the past, like Olaf in Frozen, he really kept his comedic personality in this role and made LeFou a really fun character. Dan Stevens as the Beast was also really good because while he tried to be scary at the beginning when he’s first introduced, he was just overall really charming. What really made this movie special was all the actors were true to their characters and true to themselves.

This movie was also more of a musical than I expected (not that I’m complaining since I love musicals). They included songs from the original animated movie but they also took a couple of songs from the Broadway show and Alan Menken even wrote a few new songs like Evermore, which Dan Stevens did such a good job with. Alan Menken has composed many Disney scores and he always does such an amazing job. The songs flowed with the story and they gave each character time to shine and sing.

The only tears I cried during this movie were happy tears. I cried a lil’ bit when I first hear the score, I cried a ‘lil bit when everyone turned human again at the end, and I cried a ‘lil bit during the dance scene. While this movie was a little bit darker than the original, it still had a happy ending and all was well.


 

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Award Show Season 2017 Part 2: The Oscars

Movies are one of the most impressive forms of art. There’s the visual aspect, the sound/music aspect, the acting aspect, the design aspect – no wonder movie credits have hundreds of names listed! The Oscars celebrates all things cinema and what a night it was! There was some bold statements, there were upsets and controversies, there were beautiful performances, and there were plot twists. There’s no doubt that the Oscars 2017 was a wild ride.

One of the toughest categories this year was Best Original Song. The nominees in this category were:

  • City of Stars (La La Land) – Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
  • Audition (The Fools Who Dream) (La La Land) – Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
  • Can’t Stop the Feeling (Trolls) – Justin Timberlake, Max Martin, Johan Schuster
  • How Far I’ll Go (Moana) – Lin-Manuel Miranda
  • The Empty Chair (Jim: The James Foley Story) – J.Ralph and Sting

I have never been so stressed out about a category before in my life. I wanted Lin and Pasek & Paul to win but sadly that can’t happen. And the Oscar goes to…City of Stars! I was happy and sad. I was happy for Hurwitz, Pasek, and Paul because their songs were so beautiful and so deserved to win. But I was sad because Lin didn’t complete his EGOT. But mark my words, Lin-Manuel Miranda will have an EGOT in his life. It just didn’t happen this year. While I agree that Pasek & Paul should’ve won, they should’ve won for Audition (The Fools Who Dream). That song is so beautiful. Audition (The Fools Who Dream) and How Far I’ll Go are better songs that City of Stars, in my opinion. Either way, yay Broadway!

La La Land was nominated for 14 Oscars. It won six – Best Original Song, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Original Score, and Best Actress for Emma Stone. This film so deserved to win Best Cinematography and I’m glad it did. This movie was so visually stunning and really well done. I am also really proud of Damien Chazelle for his achievement for Best Director. At only 32 years old, he created an amazing, beautiful piece of art that resonated with so many people. As mentioned before, the music and score in La La Land was beautiful and we have Justin Hurwitz to thank for that. He so deserved to win Best Score. The cinematography and the music were really what made La La Land so appealing and magical so I think those three awards were so well deserved.

At an awards show like the Oscars, there’s bound to be some upsets and surprises. Here’s what some of those were.

  • Fantastic Beasts winning Costume Design – personally I was shocked (happy shocked). I didn’t see that one coming at all. Normally, it’s the super old-fashioned traditional looks that win best costume. This was the first Oscar for the Harry Potter franchise.
  • Zootopia winning Best Animated Feature – the only upset here was that I was upset. I liked Zootopia and I knew it was going to win but I really thought Moana was better. It had a better story and was more enjoyable to watch.
  • Casey Affleck winning Best Actor – to be honest, I thought this category was relatively weak. Denzel Washington should have won. There’s also a lot of controversy around Affleck’s sexual assault and verbal abuse, which is why so many people (including myself) are unhappy with this award.

But I think the biggest (and most obvious) plot twist of all was Moonlight winning Best Picture after it was announced that La La Land won Best Picture. Warren Beatty was handed the wrong envelope and read La La Land but that all changed when halfway though the acceptance speech La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz, interrupted saying Moonlight won and host, Jimmy Kimmel, confirmed it. I am so happy that Moonlight won and La La Land didn’t. La La Land was incredible, but not Best Picture worthy. Moonlight had it all – great cinematography, a great cast, and above all, a great story. Let it be known that a movie with an all black cast about a gay black boy won Best Picture.

All in all I thought it was a good show. Viola Davis’ speech was amazing, Auli’i Cravalho gave a beautiful performance of How Far I’ll Go (She’s the real winner of the 2017 Academy Awards), John Legend’s La La Land performance was so pretty, Jimmy Kimmel did an A+ hosting job, and the acceptance speech for Best Foreign Language Film from Iran (The Salesman) was perfect (*slow claps*). I was also appreciative that there was more diversity than last year’s #OscarsSoWhite. So go watch all these amazing movies and celebrate and revel in the art that is cinema!


What was your favourite Oscars 2017 moment? Let me know in the comments below!

Movie of the Month: Newsies Live!

Okay, you’re getting my Movie of the Month a week early for two reasons: (1) The Oscars are next week and that will probably warrant a blog post and (2) I saw Newsies Live! yesterday and it was phenomenal! I started crying the moment I heard the first notes of the Overture. All my babies from the Newsies Tour Cast and original cast members that I never got to see perform live were in it and it just made me so happy. Every Broadway show needs to do what Newsies did – film it professionally and release it as a movie. Honestly my life would be better if every Broadway show did this because I don’t live in NYC but I love Broadway and theatre so so much. Theatre in general just needs to be more accessible to those of use who don’t live in NYC or cities that don’t have a huge theatre scene. And from what I saw in Newsies, this is completely feasible. It was really well filmed but I still got a sense that it was a theatre show and not 100% a movie (and that may or may not have anything to do with the fact that they built an intermission into the movie).

As someone who never got to see the Original Broadway Cast in NYC, it was really fun to be able to see the OBC on the big screen. Jeremy Jordan is so talented like holy crap. The pure, raw, emotion he brought to Santa Fe just made me sob. Also, his voice is another level of amazing and I’m in love. But I have to say I still think I like Dan DeLuca as Jack better than Jeremy just saying. Andrew Keenan-Bolger is probably the cutest human being ever, especially as Crutchie. The adorable, childlike innocence that Andrew brought was just so good and I loved his performance of Letter From the Refuge. Ben Fankhauser was also amazing. I waited 2 hours for “the poor guy’s head is spinning” and it was worth the wait. Kara Lindsay, I don’t even know what to say. She played Katherine with such sass and spunk and I loved every minute of her performance. And obviously it was good to see my Toursies perform again since it was them who changed my life with this show in the first place (see Dear Toursies).

This show was also filmed really well. I was a little nervous for how it would turn out but the cinematography was really pretty and captured the whole essence of the show. I loved the up close and personal shots, especially of Jeremy singing Santa Fe and Something to Believe In. They caught all the right emotional moments and made them so poignant and beautiful. The big dance numbers like King of New York and Seize the Day were also pretty cool. However, I wish they did use more wide shots of these numbers because the ensemble is so large but that’s what makes these numbers so great. The way they filmed the turn sequences was amazing! That would’ve been hard to film but it looked so cool. My favourite moment in the entire show is the key change in Once and For All and the set moves forward. It’s just so powerful and I thought they did a decent job capturing that moment and movement. I said it earlier but I’ll say it again – ALL BROADWAY SHOWS NEED TO BE FILMED PROFESSIONALLY AND PRESERVED LIKE THIS AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR EVERYONE WHO CAN’T GO TO NYC. (and I hope we get to see the filmed footage of Hamilton soon). I really hope we get a DVD or a digital download copy ASAP.

I saw Newsies in August 2015. It spoke to me then and it spoke to me now. This story/show/movie is so relevant. It’s about our generation “demanding a place at the table.” It shows that we’re not too young to change the world and what we say matters. It’s a really good story and I’m glad this amazing show was preserved in this way and allowed me to be inspired by it all over again. So THANK YOU to everyone who made this possible. This show will never not mean the world to me.


 

Have you seen Newsies the movie or live on stage? What did you think? Let me know in the comments!