I was touched by the message of The Room, a manifestation of Tommy’s dream of having a world where everybody loved everybody. It was a conversation about being accepted fully and unconditionally, despite outward appearances, and despite being different. I salute Tommy for following his dreams even though nobody really believed in him. I’m happy he found a true believer in Franco. It takes a lot of courage and confidence to do something while being faced with everyone’s ridicule and I’m happy that this “documentary” was able to show Tommy’s heart, even if it not reveal his true identity. … Read More The Disaster Artist: Movie Review
I liked that this film was about a disaster but it was more about people. While most films who deal with an ensemble cast often sacrifice the character building for the sake of balancing the exposure of the stars, DW made sure that audiences establish a connection with each of the characters before it dished out the disaster.(This film also had Dylan O’Brien and Kate Hudson in the cast) … Read More Deepwater Horizon: Movie Review
Every once in a while, we are lucky to come across a gem in the form of a series that forms such a special connection that doesn’t seem to let go even after we’ve seen its entirety. I’ve followed several series over the years but only a few have managed to make it to this… Read More Stranger Things: Series Review
Forgive my fangirling. If you’ve noticed my last few posts have been about JaDine (James Reid and his ‘partner in crime’ Nadine Lustre). Even my brother is threatening to unfollow me on social media because I’m just so impressed with these two young rising stars from Viva Artists Agency that I’m so happy to see… Read More Reasons why I love James Reid (and why he deserves a win in the MTV EMA 2015)
Hi guys, I’m currently in the process of exploring the backend of my wordpress site and realized that my previous title cineramaetcetera was a bit of a mouthful. I’m rebranding to straightupreview to make the site more navigable, accessible and less confusing to you and future readers. It’s still me and I hope you still… Read More Cineramaetcetera is now straightupreview!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 44,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 16 sold-out performances for that many… Read More Thank you for reading! 2014 in review