In a Hollywood Reporter roundtable for the 2018 awards season, Spike Lee asked Alfonso Cuaron how he did “that shot”. He was, of course, referring to Roma’s climactic, one shot sequence where protagonist Cleo saves two of the family’s children from getting caught in a strong current despite not knowing how to swim. The family […]Read More Roma and Da 5 Bloods: Making a Memory
*the following is a written assignment for a college course* One week into quarantine, I came across a certain post from a high school friend on Instagram. The photo was of her and her family on her wedding day with the caption expressing her vulnerability and how staying at home for a longer period has […]Read More Fear, Loathing, Life and Love in a Time of Coronavirus
*The following is a written assignment for a college course* Another day, another session of physical seclusion. It has been almost exactly 3 months since I last stepped it within the hallowed halls of UNT; 3 months of not having a quiet study session in Willis be completely squashed by the sounds of drills and […]Read More Life in a time of Coronavirus: Will life ever return to normal at UNT?
Note: this is a written assignment for a college course. Featured image provided by Getty Images, photo by Andrea Verdelli For better or worse, one word can properly encapsulate the insanity of 2020: change. From a global front, the daily rhythm of our everyday lives have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic, colloquially known as […]Read More COVID-19: The New Normal in My Life