Back in 2014, my friend Hindi and I decided to make a Cornetto Trilogy themed drinking game that we could play during one film, or all three. It's a doozy, and Edgar Wright has said he does "NOT recommend this to anyone" -- so play at your own risk! The “We’re Gonna Make It To … Continue reading My Cornetto Trilogy Drinking Game
A slightly updated list of things I've noticed in Baby Driver, Edgar Wright's 2017 film. There's also some speculations and questions I have about scenes below. Enjoy and feel free to comment with things you've noticed! When the title appears during the opening credits, there’s a double yellow line like you’d find on a road As … Continue reading Observations from ‘Baby Driver’
This is a presentation I made for my Narratives of New York course at the Graduate Center, CUNY inspired by our class viewing of Spike Lee's 1989 film Do The Right Thing. The following is a mix of slideshow screens, videos, and relevant notes. Enjoy. Music and acts of resistance are key to Do The Right Thing. So … Continue reading Resistance Through Music, Racial Injustice, and ‘Do The Right Thing’
Anyone who has mistakenly got me talking about favorite films knows who my favorite director is. It's Edgar Wright. This is no secret. And it was obvious from the start I was going to enjoy his latest project, Baby Driver, but what was not obvious from the start was just how much I would enjoy it. … Continue reading I have seen Baby Driver four times, so far.