Paragon Lost is a movie about a bunch of characters that you know next to nothing about, and never will, even after the film is over. The narrative itself isn't bad, and the ending is a little stroke of genius that ties in to common themes from the games, such as making difficult choices, making sacrifices, and the emotional hardships that follow. I was surprised to find that the ending... well, surprised me, but that ending, as well as everything leading up to it, would've been a whole lot more meaningful if the characters weren't such cardboard cut-outs. Other than that, Paragon Lost is mostly harmless and makes an okay "popcorn movie," even to those without any knowledge of the Mass Effect universe.
10 things I hate about you is a 1999 teenage romantic comedy starring Heath ledger (A Knight’s Tale, The Dark Knight) and Julia Stiles (Save the Last Dance, The Bourne Ultimatum). It is a retelling of the Shakespeare play ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ with a (for the time) modern twist.
Grave of the Fireflies is a 1988 Japanese animated film produced by Studio Ghibli and based during World War II. It follows the story of Seita and his little sister Setsuko trying to survive the aftermath of the firebombing of Kobe, in which American B-29 bombers launched a firebombing attack against the city of Kobe, Japan on March17, 1945. When Seita and Setsuko’s mother is killed by the bombing and they are forced to move in with their aunt.
This page contains all of my reviews and essays, either in written or video form. You can also find the videos listed here (and more) on my YouTube channel.
All Medium: List Medium: Mini-Review Medium: Review Medium: Video Medium: Writing Source Medium: Anime Source Medium: Game Source Medium: Movie Source Medium: Show