Magical Realism: The Force Behind Latin American Art (Part Two)
Nov 12th '18

Magical Realism: The Force Behind Latin American Art (Part Two)

Movie Magic There’s a reason why Guillermo del Toro enjoys playing with magical realism within all his works. Not only is he a master of the bizarre, but he loves finding the imaginary world within the actual one. In Pan’s Labyrinth, Ofelia goes on a journey to save her family and understand the war-infested world […]

‘Mid90s’

‘Mid90s’

Making his directorial debut with Mid90s, Jonah Hill has created a film that embodies the golden age in one’s life where you start to discover who you truly are. The film follows 13-year-old Stevie, who makes friends with a group of skaters over a summer in Los Angeles. With a troubled home life, Stevie tries to […]

CF Review: ‘Colette’

CF Review: ‘Colette’

Done with her pirating days, Keira Knightley stars in Colette, an independent feature released on October 12th, 2018. The film is a biopic that follows the life of Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, a French country woman who moves to Paris after marrying a writer who is commonly known as Willy. Shortly after moving to Paris, Willy convinces […]

Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

Hollywood’s Best Kept Secret

[Note: “Latine” is a gender-neutral form of “Latino/a”, and will be used throughout this article.] Hispanic people are the largest minority in the United States (as of a few years ago), and the percentage is only going to grow, according to estimates. As a result, Latin-American traditions have become an integral part of American culture—from their […]

Alfonso Cuarón’s Masterpiece

Alfonso Cuarón’s Masterpiece

The Three Amigos have been controlling the Academy Awards and filmmaking world for majority of the last decade. With Guillermo del Toro receiving acclaim for Shape of Water this year, Iñárritu for legendary films like The Revenant and Birdman, it’s now time for Alfonso Cuarón to attract this year’s buzz. Since the release of Gravity in 2013, Cuarón took a brief hiatus from […]

Stephen King: The Man Behind American Cinema Comes To TV

Stephen King: The Man Behind American Cinema Comes To TV

A terrifying child-devouring clown. A mysterious hotel. Eternal gunslingers. All are characters in books that have nothing to do with each other. Their plotlines are fresh and different with twists hidden within the text’s crevices. Yet, they share a similarity. Every single monster that you were afraid of when you were a kid was born […]

How to be an adult (according to kids films)

How to be an adult (according to kids films)

This year’s seen its fair share of major film releases. From Black Panther to Avengers: Infinity War, from Deadpool to Solo, there have been several high-profile films released in the past six or so months that were genuinely enjoyable for the whole family. None of them matter because The Incredibles 2 is coming out this […]

The Aggregate: Reading for Happiness, and “Fridging”

The Aggregate: Reading for Happiness, and “Fridging”

“Aggregate is a unique word. As a noun, it indicates different elements brought together in the same place. As a verb, it seeks to collect and assemble disparate pieces to create a more cohesive whole. This column seeks to do both of those things; breaking down some of the biggest stories in print journalism each […]

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

Talking Back: Killing the Noise

There’s been a lot of discussion of horror here at the Control Forever office over the past month or so. A Quiet Place in particular got a lot of us a little riled up with conflicting opinions, even though we all seem to have basically liked it. Even my dear friend Dyllan admitted the film was alright, […]