EFC 3.01: Annihilation

Feat. The Music of Air

“Some questions will ruin you if you are denied the answer long enough.” – Jeff VanderMeer

Synopsis: A soldier/biologist (Natalie Portman) enters a supernatural zone called, “The Shimmer,” where her husband, (Oscar Issac) and his military team went missing a year prior. Continue reading “EFC 3.01: Annihilation”

EFC 05: Straight Outta Compton

Feat. The Music of N.W.A.

“Our Art is a Reflection of Our Reality.”

It’s no coincidence that I am writing about the biopic featuring the iconic African-American hip-hop ensemble N.W.A. on the same day the NAACP National convention kicks off in my hometown of Cincinnati. Racial tension might be at an all time high right now in this country. Continue reading “EFC 05: Straight Outta Compton”

EFC 03: It Follows

Feat. The Music of Disasterpiece & M83

“I think that if one is faced by inevitable destruction – if a house is falling upon you, for instance – one must feel a great longing to sit down, close one’s eyes and wait, come what may.” – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

“It’s funny. We used to daydream about being old enough to go on dates, and drive around with friends in their cars. I had this image of myself holding hands with a really cute guy, listening to the radio, driving along some pretty road up north maybe. And the trees started to change colors. It was never about going anywhere really. Just having some sort of freedom I guess. Now that we’re old enough, where the hell do we go?” Continue reading “EFC 03: It Follows”

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