Joem Opena

TV

The Philosophy of… Daredevil

Daredevil’s third season is a gripping exploration of the internal boundaries that individuals maintain as well as the external regulations holding them back, and the navigation of both for the purposes of action, be it a selfish or altruistic motivation. For Matthew Murdock, the titular Daredevil, his arc centres on his disillusionment with Catholicism and…

Film

Black Panther shows its claws

As the last instalment before the heavily anticipated Infinity War, Ryan Coogler’s Black Panther must walk the line between building the excitement to the aforementioned climax of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It must also provide a satisfying standalone story for a character introduced in a movie that wasn’t his own, and continue Marvel’s current trend…

Film

10 wild movies

Bikini Girls on Ice: At some point a group of film executives must have been chatting. They want to make a horror film, but how to make the absolute lowest common denominator enjoy it? Thus Bikini Girls on Ice was born, a film which I’m sorry to say I caught on TV. When the historians…