Tag: Autobiography

Top Ten: Why Cinematic Universes Hurt Film Opportunities

Top Ten: Why Cinematic Universes Hurt Film Opportunities

I love dozens of films since I came to this world, but by 2019, the Cinematic Universe trend must end. However, I do like some films that fall in the trend like Guardians of the Galaxy (2014), Dawn of Justice Ultimate Edition (2016) or Suicide Squad (2016) for their originality. 10. Makes Things Less Standalone: … Continue reading Top Ten: Why Cinematic Universes Hurt Film Opportunities

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Autobiography: My Screenplay Writing Style

Autobiography: My Screenplay Writing Style

I like doing screenplay writing because some people need the opportunity to tell stories. I have been greatly inspired by fellow writers The Wachowskis, M. Night Shyamalan, James Schamus, Darren Aronofsky, Lorne Lanning, Genndy Tartakovsky, Luc Besson and James Mangold. I find them innovative for their works on The Matrix trilogy (1999-2003), Unbreakable (2000), Hulk … Continue reading Autobiography: My Screenplay Writing Style

How Groupthink Thoughts Hurt Me

How Groupthink Thoughts Hurt Me

I feel like some people force me to believe what they want to believe instead of being myself. This philosophy known as "Groupthink" has made parts of society ignorant and refuses to accept what is completely individualistic. I can list off things accepted by both the groups of Groupthink and my individual preferences. 1. Hotel … Continue reading How Groupthink Thoughts Hurt Me

Intellectualism VS Consumerism: Ang Lee and James Mangold over the Traditional Marvel Films

Intellectualism VS Consumerism: Ang Lee and James Mangold over the Traditional Marvel Films

There are a lot of comic book films out there, but my personal favorites are Hulk (2003) and Logan (2017) because they prefer to be intelligent and original, rather than simply basing it on the comics or using tons of toddler fodder to attract audiences. While Hulk had abysmal marketing that made people feel like … Continue reading Intellectualism VS Consumerism: Ang Lee and James Mangold over the Traditional Marvel Films

Why I Encourage People To Like Hidden Media

Why I Encourage People To Like Hidden Media

I am aware that I have a vast majority of knowledge and memory recollection. I like analyzing works that are not even popular to begin with. Notable films I talk about: Freeway (1996), Psycho (1998), Eight Crazy Nights (2002), Hulk (2003), Shark Tale (2004), Son of the Mask (2005), X-Men: The Last Stand (2006), X-Men: … Continue reading Why I Encourage People To Like Hidden Media

Why People Should Do Expanded Universe Research

Why People Should Do Expanded Universe Research

I noticed that certain people never play tie-in video games or books or even animated series related to their favorite film franchises and that turned me off, for some reason. What most people do not realize is that some of the game tie-ins have some or maybe most of the original actors involved for the … Continue reading Why People Should Do Expanded Universe Research

Christian Frates’ Favorite Five Animated Films

I am personally no animation fan but I did this as my follow-up to my previous Favorite Five entry. Antz (1998) The Prince of Egypt (1998) Titan A.E. (2000) Atlantis: The Lost Empire (2001) Shark Tale (2004) All five of these animated films have been somewhat forgotten because of their unclear demographics but are equally … Continue reading Christian Frates’ Favorite Five Animated Films