March 30, 2021

Watched two films over the weekend. The White Tiger. I found it really compelling. Reminded me of F. Scott Fitzgerald in its portrayal of the wealthy, their careless use of privilege and the subsequent damage to those around them. Balram’s charisma made me want to root for him, but in his efforts to break away from poverty, his means-to-an-end methods render him no better. Annihilation. Oozes atmosphere. The ideas explored are thought provoking as any good sci-fi should be. Read more

January 28, 2021

Watched the first episode of Lupin. I’m always a sucker for a good heist story and thoroughly enjoyed it. Netflix automatically started showing it in the English dubbed version but I much preferred it in the original French with subtitles.

Stephen James

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