If any of these films from the 2010’s leave an imprint on your mind and get a spot on your Halloween watchlist, that’s all that really matters.
Madelyn R. Whelan
|Madelyn Whelan attends Merrimack College and studies English with a concentration in creative writing, with a minor in interdisciplinary film studies. She wants to be an author, focusing on fiction and poetry. After graduation, she wants to go on to get her master’s degree in creative writing.|
While there is no shortage of things to talk about when it comes to Tom Hardy, some things that can be talked about endlessly are his abilities as an actor.
The truth is not always what’s best for the film. Bending or leaving out truths may make the film easier to film, more interesting, more cohesive. All that matters in the end is the final product. There are some biopics, though, that are dampened by the truth if one looks for it.
Sharp Objects is all about the neglect, passiveness, pain, and poison of parenting, specifically motherhood. Through the eyes of Camille, we are able to see her journey of loving herself and her inner child, hurt and lost at the hands of her mother.
With so many positive reviews of Ryan Gosling’s performance of Ken, it’s clear that Ryan Gosling has the chops to be in comedic roles. Looking at his filmography, it may be hard to believe that Ryan played Ken so well. There is one film that is indicative of his humor and capabilities: Shane Black’s The Nice Guys.
The first of its kind within the Marvel franchise, Guardians introduced new characters and brought a starkly different tone which was a big risk at the time.
While there is an abundance of films that one associates with England and British culture, some films truly exist with the city of London at the heart.
The ruling Targaryen family, the Velaryon family, and their allies make up Team Black; The hand of the king, Otto Hightower, and his daughter Alicent, along with their allies, make up Team Green.
While this year has been a stellar year for television, with a Game of Thrones prequel, a third season of the Mandalorian, and the long-anticipated adaptation of The Last of Us all part of this year’s releases, one show has slid beneath the radar. Directed and written by Lee Sung Jin, and produced by the growing powerhouse A24, Beef was released in April 2023 on Netflix. The Walking Dead star Steven Yeun and comedian Ali Wong are the two main characters of the show, bringing a considerable amount of star power.
A majority of these came out within the last decade, a comforting reminder that the film industry is expanding its representation.