parasite – bong joon ho

Rating: 5/5 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 (Minor Spoilers) The cinematic masterpiece Parasite swept the 2020 Academy Awards, taking home four Oscars for Best Original Screenplay, Best Directing, Best International Film, and Best Picture. I watched the movie with my friend two nights before the Oscars, determined to understand the buzz surrounding it. Going into the movie, I had [...]

raise high the roof beams, carpenters & seymour: an introduction – j.d. salinger

Rating: 4.5/5 As you can probably tell, I really like Salinger. Raise High the Roof Beam, Carpenters is about our favorite narrator, Buddy Glass, recollecting Seymour's wedding. When Seymour doesn't show up for the wedding, Buddy finds himself in the company of the Matron of Honor, Mrs. Silsburn, and an half-deaf elderly man. Most of [...]