Never a Repeated Offense

My foot in a shoe of yours and I understand your actions I understand all burdensome truths and lies that crowded our initial happiness The lies that sat so elegantly in a corner, with both hands placed on crossed legs and a smile of affirmation So confident that despite the hurdles lifted so high up,…

Jasmine Cinderella: Dress of the Ball

My sister got married a few weeks ago and as expected, I was the chosen maid of honor. Or horror, as I’d prefer it. Now, my sister and I are like polar opposites. She’s into simplicity, and I’m into boho. I just really like colorful, slightly eccentric stuff. So we had to meet halfway. It…

Double date gone wrong

You already know how this story goes – Boy meets girl during summer vacation, they fall in lust, after a succulent weekend session, boy is due to return to reality, so they promise to keep in contact to keep the flames going. One day, many weeks later, girl decides to visit the boy she had…

Plantain and Proverbs (Short Film)

When you think of ‘Plantain and Proverbs‘, what comes to mind? What do they have in common? Nothing really but yet it’s such an interesting title that makes you wonder about the plot of the movie. If you have read through my prior movie reviews, you’d know I do not and would not try to narrate…

Aladdin: A Whole Same Magical World

I was quite skeptical when the trailer of Aladdin came out. Thing that I was excited for was Will Smith as the genie. Thing that concerned me was Will Smith as the genie. And as I saw the reviews online, most of them were mixed responses, somewhere between great and alright, I was worried. Despite…

Scattered pieces of text

Do you believe the words spurred out of confusion? Never directly spoken but harbored in scattered pieces Words said but never altered by shame and mischief Untrue to thy ears but certainly righteous to the listener’s A broken heart emerges from the words – beautifully shattered Later, it is mended temporary back by words of…

‘Us’ – The Right Dose of Scary

How to begin. ‘Us’ is a movie about a family who one day, suddenly gets a visit from their evil doublegangers who want to kill them and are plotting world domination. End of story. So what made this movie special? Was it because it was written and directed by Jordan Peele, as was ‘Get Out’?…