Film Stories: Bird in a Cage

PSA: THIS CONTAINS SPOILER MATERIAL IF YOU’RE NOT CAUGHT UP ON THE FOURTH SEASON OF ARROW.   It’s no secret that I love stories, whether that’s movies, tv shows, books, etc. Characters can have a lot to teach us, and that’s really cool to discover. I wrote this as an appreciation for the character of…

Film Stories: Post Civil War

Lights come up slow. The images fade. The swelling music comes to a close. The icee cup sits empty. But your excitement levels are satisfied. This has been a good story. On one huge screen, you got to visualize each twist and turn, see the characters you’ve come to feel as if you know change….

Film Stories: Will You Remember Me?

The last piece of this series for now, and by far one of the most favorite I’ve written. Everyone hates coming to an ending, and for me, I feel the ending of stories and favorite characters and worlds I got lost in deeply. So naturally, I felt all the emotions. So here is a tribute…

Film Stories: Bravery

This quote has carried me through some tough transitions. The stories of the Divergent movies were thought-provoking (though I honestly liked the books better). Epic scores, with Ellie Goulding’s vocals, deep themes, and interesting concepts combined to make a fun film. // Inspired by Divergent: Bravery   Train tracks don’t slow the course for my…

Film Stories: My Wish for You

I remember the night vividly. It was early May, the spring of senior year. My heart was experiencing emotions to an extent I’d never dealt with before. Everything was an absolute whirlwind of hopes and dreams and terror sneaking in the back door. I’d just come off the high of a fancy night with a…

Film Stories: Much Worse Games to Play

One of the most intriguing lines of the whole movie. Inspired by the Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt. II and the fantastic ending scene.//   Dark days coming upon us Shadows when we wake and dream It makes no difference to distress How much we fall apart at the seams In the end we lost it…