Best films of 2021

2021 was a vast improvement, as a whole, for the film industry compared to 2020. I haven’t been able to watch all the ones I’ve wanted to see, but here’s my list for the best movies I have seen this year. I’m obviously a bit late on this list. Not only did my personal life get in the way, but I genuinely wanted to try … Continue reading Best films of 2021

Encanto film review (2021)

Disney’s latest animated feature, Encanto, is rich with Latino representation. The animation is simply stunning, but what tugs at your heartstrings is the message it sends about the importance of family and accepting someone for who they are. Disney’s Encanto is finally here, and it’s one I’ve been looking forward to for awhile now, especially as a Latino-American. The studio’s first release in 2021, Raya … Continue reading Encanto film review (2021)

tick, tick… BOOM! film review (2021)

In a tribute to the late, great Jonathan Larson, Lin-Manuel Miranda crafts a touching tribute to a man who, although obsessive and reckless, had a true passion for musical theatre. Andrew Garfield’s performance is fantastic and his singing voice was a huge surprise, helping elevate most of the musical numbers. 2021 has been an absolutely massive year for Lin-Manuel Miranda. His first Broadway hit, In … Continue reading tick, tick… BOOM! film review (2021)