A feminist analysis of female representation in Studio Ghibli movies

Studio Ghibli, the Japanese animation studio founded by the legendary filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, has long been known for pushing boundaries in terms of storytelling, animation techniques, and character portrayal. Their films are cherished by audiences around the world because of their universal themes of morality, identity, and humanity. However, for all their … Read more

Breaking Barriers and Stereotypes: Examining the Rise of Independent Pinoy Movies

The rise of independent Pinoy (Filipino) movies has been breaking down barriers and debunking stereotypes in the Philippine film industry. For years, mainstream Filipino movies have been criticized for stereotyping and perpetuating patriarchal norms and standards. But with the emergence of independent films, Filipino filmmakers are challenging these norms and bringing diverse stories to the … Read more

Why We Love Romantic Movies: The Science Behind the Romance

Romantic movies have always been a crowd-pleaser, attracting audiences with their captivating storylines, charming characters, and feel-good endings. There’s something inherently satisfying about watching two people find love and happiness together, even if it’s just on the big screen. But what is it about romantic movies that make them so irresistible to us? Here’s a … Read more

A Guide to the Harry Potter Movie Universe: Characters, Plots, and Themes

The Harry Potter movie universe is a beloved section of the wider wizarding world, brought to life on screen through eight films. Based on the book series by J.K. Rowling, the movies introduced audiences to a cast of characters, intricate storylines, and themes that captured the hearts and imaginations of millions. Let’s take a closer … Read more

The Most Iconic Horror Film Villains of All Time

Horror films have been in existence for several decades and over the years, the genre has given birth to some of the most iconic villains of all time. These villains have terrorized audiences with their gruesome methods and have established themselves as unforgettable figures in popular culture. From chainsaw-wielding maniacs to demonic spirits, these menacing … Read more